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    Calorie Defecit

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    Do you need one on this diet? If I eat 3k calories do I need to burn more to lose?

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    The short answer is: it depends.

    It's really different for every person and situation. Try different things out until you find what works best for you.

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    Uuuh... if I ate 3000 cals, I'd gain weight. If a 190cm advanced athlete ate 3000 cals, yeah, he'd probably lose weight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by irishhandgrenade View Post
    Do you need one on this diet? If I eat 3k calories do I need to burn more to lose?
    if you want to lose weight you need a deficit. No way around that and anyone that says otherwise doesn't know what they are talking about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by irishhandgrenade View Post
    Do you need one on this diet? If I eat 3k calories do I need to burn more to lose?
    I haven't counted calories or did any portion control, I even ate late at night a few times and as much as I wanted and I still lost weight. Only recently did I get into an exercise regimen.

    If you read the book and stick to the Primal Diet you will lose fat but hey, I probably don't know what I'm talking about.
    52 year old Male
    Goal: 185lbs
    April 10th: 220lbs

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    Check out a couple of threads discussing the oft-debated topic of calorie restriction!

    Calorie Counting Revisited: Distillation and Update

    Reality check: Counting calories
    My Primal Journal

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