I’m 280lb 6’2" and very inactive. Soylent plus other things i will be taking add up to about 2250 cal…is it realistic for me to live on that many calories at my size or will my body eventually freak out if i stick to that few calories all the time?
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Not sure the best order to present my info so ill just go at it and hope it makes sense… I am 6’2" 280lb…for work I sit in a chair at a computer for 12hours/5days a week with no real breaks…I can walk to the store for a few min but then gotta get right back, which is to say im super inactive.
I have been on DIY soylent for a while now. I started doing all soylent 5 days a week and doing half portions on weekends along with real food…Everytime I eat real food (meals that is…little finger sized snacks here and there are fine) i regret it…first my body isnt sure whats going on…second I have trouble with portion control…third…when Im on mostly soylent my depression seems to take a chill pill…when i start with food i start feeling icky, moody and just a bit off.
I started DIY at about 2600 cal as not to shock my system which is used to lots and lots of pizza and burgers and way too many calories daily. Worked my way down (wanted to get down to actual soylent levels of calories and protien ratios) no my DIY is down to 2000 cal…I take about 250 cal worth of fish oil daily…so 2250 cal…Im planning to phase out food almost entirely which leads me to my question
Can I live on 2250 cal when all the websites say i need to be closer to 2800…2250 is the lower end of my WEIGHT LOSS calorie number.
Since i have been doing DIY…i have no trouble modding my Soylent v1.0 (hope its as simple as adding 200-300 cal worth of corn flour or some extra oil) but would prefer not too. Thanks in advance for the input.