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How many calories should I be eating?

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    I'm a 16 year old 5 ft 2 female, about 110lbs give or take, how many calories should I be eating to a) maintain weight and b) lose weight healthily? Been getting mixed, confusing answers everywhere and I'm well aware I gain weight on the reccomended 2000 (also, a lot of places say I 'need it to grow' - I literally haven't grown since i was 13).
    Any advice would be appreciated, thanks x

    1800 w/o regular exercise, 2000 with.

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    at 16 you shouldn't be eating much under 2000 even with the fact you're short, if you're gaining weight maybe you need to?

    I usually eat between 1000-1300 calories per day, and workout for about 2 hours collectively in a day, and it seems to work great for me.
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