How to Lose Weight With Calorie Count

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Learning how to lose weight is harder than just counting calories. You have to know which foods to eat and how much of each of them to consume. Tricky, huh? Everyone's calorie needs are different, but you can make the weight loss process easier if you use tools like

Learn How to Lose Weight

There are many websites and tools that will help you learn how to lose weight. I recommend Calorie Count.

It's easy to use, provides a lot of super helpful information and can be accessed on your desktop computer or on your smartphone by using the app.  

Not sure how to use the free weight loss service? No problem!  I can show you how. Even if you prefer old school methods of weight loss (like a printable food journal) you can still use certain parts of the Calorie Count website to make your food tracking more precise. And what happens when you get better at counting calories? You lose weight faster!

How to Use Calorie Count

I'll walk you through the simple steps of the online system so you understand how to use for your own weight loss journey.

Step one is to use the weight loss calculator at Calorie Count.

When you use the weight loss calculator, you will need to provide information about your gender, body, and activity level .  You can enter the data using pounds or kilograms.

Make sure you are honest about your current weight and realistic about your goal weight. And be truthful about your activity level as well. There's no reason to fudge the numbers because no one sees this data but you.

If your weight loss calculator numbers are wrong, you could make the dieting process harder because the final calculations will be wrong.

For instance, the caloric needs for two women who weigh the same now and have the same ultimate goal will be different if they have different activity levels. And a man and woman who want to lose the same amount of weight will not have identical calorie needs.

Step two is to schedule your weight loss.

Calorie count can also tell you how long it will take for you to reach your goal weight. This feature is helpful so that you can plan ahead and set expectations for your transformation. The tool is not exact, but it will help you to understand how long your weight loss journey will take.

As an example, let's say you are a sedentary 30-year-old woman who is 5 feet and 4 inches tall. You weigh 200 pounds but you want to weigh 140 pounds. When you put your information into the calculator you'll see that Calorie Count recommends a daily goal of 1,200 calories to lose 1.5 pounds a week. The tool estimates that your goal weight will be met in a little under a year.

If you are a 200-pound man of the same height, who is also inactive, the same goal weight can be reached in a similar (but not identical) time frame, at a calorie goal of 1,500 calories a day.

So, a man of the same weight and height can consume nearly 300 more calories each day and reach the same weight loss results.

You can also schedule your own weight loss using the calculator. If you know that you want to slim down for a special occasion, you can input your target date to get a weight loss plan that is tailored to meet your goal.

Step three is to put your plan into action.

Once you have your daily calorie totals and a weight loss schedule in place, you can use the tool to track the number of calories in your food, create an exercise plan or track the number of calories you burn during daily activities. You can even browse recipes and find delicious recipes that are low in calories.

As you put your plan into place, remember that your numbers will change as your body size changes. If you start an exercise program, you'll burn more calories each day and that may change the number of calories that you can eat each day. So go back to the calculator occasionally to get an updated plan. 

*This article was edited by Malia Frey, Weight Loss Expert

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