You should not eat anything........
about 2000 calories a day
It takes 3500 calories to lose a pound
It depends partially on your BMI, however, a rough estimation (assuming you mean 'How many calories a day should a 118 pound woman eat per day to lose weight) would be about 1200 calories a day, assuming no exercise is taking place.
Less calories in, more exercise out.
You would need to lose 3500 Calories to lose 1poundDecrease your daily calories by 30%.
How many calories should you eat per day if you are 5'1 and weight 150 pounds and are trying to lose weight?
Any significant decrease in calories will lead to weight lost. If this 5' 2" woman eats say 2000-2500 hundred calories a day, then yes she will lose weight. Exercise is also a good way to help lose weight and make your body firm and toned.