# If A 15 Year Old Girl Who Is 5.2 Has 800 Calories A Day Is This To Little Or To Much? How Many Calories Should A Teen Girl Eat Each Day To Loose 1.5 Pounds A Week? Please Only Answer If You Realy Know What Your Talking About

I think that you're eating too little, you could probably bring it up to 900, and into the thousands if you exercise. But I do recommend bringing it up a little more.
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Amy Evins commented
Thanks, It's realy nice when someone answers because they realy no the answer instead of just for points! Thanks!!!
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No problem. :) People don't answer questions a lot on this site, do they? I just signed up so I'm totally nooby so far.
Amy Evins commented
Not a lot, it verries a lot. Ussualy you get one or two answers each question. But sometimes people answer weeks or even months after you poast the question.

800 calories/day is too low for either a woman or a man.

As a woman you don't want to dip below 1,200 calories/day and as a man, 1,500 calories/day.

To lose 1.5 pounds/week, you will need to create a weekly caloric deficit of 5,250 calories.

First what you're going to have to do is take your weight in pounds and multiply that by 15 to get your maintenance caloric intake..the amount of calories you need daily to MAINTAIN your current weight.

Ex: 150lb x 15 = 2,250 calories/day.

To start, you'll want to subtract 500 calories from this number to lose at least 1 pound a week, since 500x7 days = 3,500, which is the amount of calories needed to burn 1 pound.

In order to burn that extra 1/2 a pound, you'll need to do 1 hour of cardio 4 days a week.  1 Hour of cardio will burn about 400-600 calories.

Of course you could lose that extra 1/2 a pound by reducing your calorie intake further as well, that much is up to you.

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800 calories per day is not enough for your age and height. If you take regular exercise and do not exceed 1,400 calories you will not gain weight.
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