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A low-calorie diet usually requires you to consume between 800 and 1500 calories per day. Those who are overweight, or are suffering from weight-related health concerns, may be recommended by their doctors to go on low-calorie diets to facilitate weight loss. There are many low-calorie diets, and a medical provider can help you choose the right one for you. While there are benefits to low-calorie diets, there are also dangers.

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1. Aids with Weight Loss

Sticking to low-calorie foods makes it easier to lose weight. Keep in mind that if you do extensive workouts, you will be hungrier afterward. While maintaining a healthy balance of calories is important, you cannot starve yourself, because calories are required to do everything from sitting at a desk to working out.

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