You always think you need to eat fewer calories, and exercise. In reality, you need to net at least 1200 calories to function. That means, if you're burning 300 calories, you need to ADD 300 calories to your diet in a healthy way to keep going.
From Susan Powter's StoP the INsAniTY Website. I know, she's gone a little off the deep end, but back in the day, she was the fitness lo-fat guru. The chart comes from the mayo clinic. You can trust it.
HEALTHY EATING PLAN: Use this healthy eating guide from registered dietitian Isabel Smith, to keep your meals, snacks, and treats (yes, ~*TrEaTs~*!) as healthy as can be. Here you'll find easy, delicious, and low calorie breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and dessert ideas and recipes. #eathealthy: