Am I eating enough calories?!

Question: Am I eating enough calories.?
I'm a 5'5" Female and I weight about 190. I'm in the midst of trying to lose weight and am not sure if I'm eating enough calories. I try to get between 1200-1400 per day. I tryed to calculate my Basal Metabolic Rate but one said it was 1600 and another said 1200. I know to not eat below my BMR but with the amount of weight I need to lose I don't want to eat anymore than I need to. I used to weigh 270 and it was much easier to just eat 1500-1700 and have the weight just come off. But with me eating 1200-1400 and working out between 1 hour to 2 hours a day I'm not seeing the scale move that much. Maybe a two to three pounds a week.Health Question & Answer

At this point you shouldn't be seeing the scale move more than that as you have less left to lose. The Weight that is left is going to come off much more slowly then the first 80 lbs. There is nothing wrong with this. Just stick to your healthy eating habits and workout regimen. 2-3 lbs. a week is good progress. If you want to give yourself a jump start try changing up your fitness routine. After your body adapts to a routine it will start to respond to it less. Maybe you could take a new class or schedule a couple of sessions with a trainer to learn some new exercises you could be doing.Health Question & Answer

that's how much the scale should be moving. I know it's going to take time, but keep what you're doing. Your hard work is paying off.Health Question & Answer

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