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Calorie Count (caloriecount.com) is a website containing information about nutrition and dieting. It provides food recipes, exercise tips, an online forum for those who want to get in touch with others and tools for managing a healthy lifestyle.
If you are 5'2" and 116 pounds, you probably don't need to lose weight. Check with your doctor, they will be able to help you better determine what's best for you body.
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You can convert calories into nutrient's quantity like this: 1 gram of fat = 9 Calories1 gram of carbs = 4 Calories1 gram of protein = 4 Calories So If you want your intake of calories from fat Amount of fat (grams) = (Daily Calorie Intake) X (Percentage of Calories from fat/100)/Calories per gram…
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Very few. It's mostly flour. Read the packet - it may tell you. Some manufacturers may use more oils than others when making their particular brand. There are much more carbs. Spinitch pasta is the healthest.
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Nine. But don't forget you'll be burning a mix of both carbohydrate and fat when you exercise. There are four calories per gram of carbohydrate. Same for protein. Seven for alco-ma-hol.
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I see nobody else will touch this one. It depends on how tall you are and how active. The average 20 year old that is moderately active is somewhere in the 2000 calorie range.   If you want to maintain weight somewhere between 1600-2200 is a good range depending on how active you are and how …
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You'll lose weight only one way: expend more energy than you take in. Two basic ways: 1) more activity (expend energy), such as walking, aerobics, rowing, jogging; and 2) eat less fat and oil. If you stick with lean meat (chicken, some beef, turkey, fish), vegetables (especially green and orange), f…
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This is a very open-ended question, similar to "how long is a piece of string?" The answer depends on your goals (fat loss, maintenance, or fat gain for a minority of people). It also then depends on your energy output versus your energy input, and the speed of your metabolism.If your goal is fat lo…
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Most common diets advice to eat 40% of your daily intake of kilocalories from carbs.
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Answer Aim for 1300-1500....But you really don't need to lose weight. I'm 5'6" and weigh 140 pounds and look fine. Be reasonable with dieting, your weight isn't going to drop much more before it comes dangerously thin... You are at the perfect weight right now. If you want to work on your figu…
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The number of calories that mantain your body weight depends on many factors - your age, muscle mass, your activity level, etc. If you eat a healthy, balanced diet, and eat when you are hungry and stop when you are full, you needn't be concerned with your caloric intake.If you are trying to lose wei…
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Sit ups don't make you lose weight, cardio exercise does. Cardio exercise is the best body fat burning exercise. For more information about how to do it correctly, see the page links, further down this page, listed under Related Questions.
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Calories in one poundThere are 3500 calories in a pound of human body fat (enough to survive two or three days).If you wish to lose body fat, you need to burn or lose 3500 calories to lose one pound.
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A child,on average, should intake about 1790kcal per day hope this helps
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Any human being can do very well without any added sugar. There is no recommended daily allowance (RDA) for sugar. In fact, some experts believe we need no sugar at all. We don't need it at all. Just watch your calories and how much of them are carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Added sugar can be ba…
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it depends on the person. everyone is very differnet, on average i would guess 3000 to 4000 a day in season. they training alot so will need this to keep strong and ,maitain there weight. like i said some maybe higher or lower.
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It generally is figured as a percentage of your daily caloric intake, which varies with your age, sex, and activity level. Additionally, you should pay attention to the type of fat, avoiding saturated fats, and getting your allotment mostly in unsaturated (mostly vegetable) fats and fish oils. The n…
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She should be eating as much as she can burn off depending on her height and health. If she plays an intensive sport, she should increase the calorie intake as well.It really depends on your weight, height and activity level, but approximately you should eat 1500 to 1800 calories per day to maintain…
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StarvationEating 1200 calories a day or less is considered starvation for people who are under the age of 60. With a 1200 calorie diet you lower your metabolism and your body ends up becoming less efficient in its ability to burn fat. Let me tell you something. MORE CALORIES IS BETTER. The reason wh…
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It's not a concrete number. Different people have different needs and varying amounts of caloric intake. Your breakfast should typically be between 20-25% of your total day's caloric intake. Example: If you are a 45 year old women, 5'4" and weigh 140 pounds your BMR is 1200 calories. Your breakfas…
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Unless you are a kitten, eating less than 1200 calories a day will quickly make you so fatigued that you will be completely unable to exercise. For most people, you can eat something more like 1600-2,500 (subtract 500 calories from the total amount of calories required for you to maintain your weigh…
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A big (very BIG!) salad using various types of greens (like spinach, endive, field greens, etc.) will fill you up for a few hours. You could also hard boil some eggs and add only the white part (no yellow allowed!). Depending on how many calories you want, add some low-fat meat like chicken or t…
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Answer Let your appetite be your guide as you are in the normal weight range. Just eat a healthy well-balanced diet. how much food you need (and don't need)... Calculate your resting metabolic rate(RMR)... RMR = your body weight x 10 Next calculate your daily activity burn, this would be the …
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ONE THING YOU FORGOT TO MENTION IS YOUR AGE. THIS WOULD HELP ANYBODY IN THE DIETARY BUSINESS TO COME UP WITH A DIET FORMULA FOR YOU FASTER. YOU CAN ALSO GO ON YOUR INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES AND TYPE 'DIETARY REQUIREMENTS FOR MALE 6'3" AND YOUR AGE. THIS WILL BRING UP SCORES OF WEBSITES FOR YOU TO SEAR…
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about 2000-2200 calories
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If she is very overweight/underweight she should see a doctor and nutritionist, she is too young for an 'adult' diet. But if she is normal weight don't worry about her calories, just give her a healthy well balanced diet and her appetite will take care of the rest. For examples of the daily calori…
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she should be eating as much as he can burn offdepending on her height she should take in no more than 1500 calories dailyunless of course she hasn't had her growth spurt or is expected to keep growing physically. Then her calorie intake should be increased. If she plays an intensive sport, she shou…
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Answer 1800 calories is a well balanced diet if you're not excerising. It is used for diabetics worldwide, due to the fact that a lot of diabetics are not able to excerise, and I being one of those. So an 1800 calorie diet is well balanced. But still, it sometimes mostly depends on your age and …
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Answer The amount of calories a person can eat without gaining or losing weight would be equal to the amount you burn in a day. It is impossible to determine how much a sixteen year old should eat in a day without knowing her weight and activity level. For further information, please see the rel…
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Answer Looking for the right answer never comes along with sticking your fingers down your throat. I know that it is a struggle, that you may have been having for quite some time, but tha is not the way, plus when you vomit, you are not loosing weight from fat, you are loosing nothing but water w…
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There is no way to answer this question quantitatively because there is no standard of activity required to be a cheerleader. Also, cheerleader activities are usually body weight activities meaning the amount of energy expended will be proportional to the weight of the cheerleader.
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Not really, definitely not enough to count but that seems like a harsh way to diet. Why don't you just eat small portions of healthy foods instead. It is alot better than starving.
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Answer It depends what the exercise is. Don't worry about it, as long as they are fit, happy and healthy let the appetite be a guide, just give them a wide variety of healthy food. They will eat anything they can lay their hands on so make sure the fridge and larder are always well stocked …
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2,000 calories for a active eleven year old girl. If not active about 1,800.  If he/she is normal weight and eats a balanced diet don't bother about EXACTLY how many calories are eaten each day, they will balance out over time.You should never REDUCE the number of calories a growing child eats…
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Calories in Glass There are no calories in inorganic substances like glass. IN ADDITION: Glass is undigestable and if eaten by the average person, quite simply it can kill you. It will be passed through the body but can damage the digestive tract of the body along the way.
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The common misconception is that celery contains "negative calories." All foods contain calories. The way you must look at it is how many calories does one stalk of celery contain, versus how many calories it takes to digest it. According to the nutrition data website, one 8 inch celery stalk contai…
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Answer Depends on your age, sex, and current weight. Answer Women should eat 1500 and men can eat up to 2000. Of course that really depends on how active you are. Answer Actually women need to eat 1300 and men can go up to 1800 but that is the max, also depends on your height.
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This question is kinda hard to answer; because you have to take your height and weight into consideration, but after a lot of researching, I found a common thread. Anything less than 1,000 calories is not "adequate nutrition".
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Answer Did you know that women who dont have the right amount of fat percentage in their bodies dont get their periods. answer2 real one yes it always true. Answer You need something called omega-3 and omega-6 fats. These are particular kinds of unsaturated fats. Omega-3 fats are good for you…
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A fair amount at first, but it wont be fat, it will be fluid and muscle. And then your body will go into starvation mode because it thinks it wont get anymore food, and it will store ALL the food you eat as fat, your metabolism will slow down, and you will have to eat LESS to just maintain your wei…
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Calories in a variety of orangesOrange Average 65 caloriesClementine 25 caloriesSatsumas 35 caloriesTangerine 37 caloriesMandarin orange 32 caloriesJaffa small 25 caloriesJaffa Orange one large 100 calories.To learn about the calories (and carbohydrates) in other fruits, see the page links, further …
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No, you're just laying there. If you want to burn calories you have to be active. The best activities to burn calories: running, raquetball, uphill cycling, swimming and anything that vigorously uses the large muscle groups. Nope. They just burn your skin and make you look a lot older very quick =…
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Please understand that the average person with little to no activity burns somewhere between 1800 and 2000 calories a day. You burn calories by sitting, sleeping, watching TV, doing the dishes, etc. For example, I am 23 years old, female and 165 pounds. Currently, without any exercise and only count…
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The question isn't how much weight you will use so much as how sick will you get and how much long-term damage to your body will you do.  300 Calories a day is extremely dangerous. Your hair can fall out, and you can become very weak and sick. If you are trying to lose weight though, you shoul…
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Ok, here's the basics-Doctors answer: The FDA suggested amount for an average 15 year old female is 2500 calories per day, and 2800 for males. Keep in mind, they do not mean 2500 fat calories from 16 bags of potatoe chips, but rather a balanced, healthy diet. If you are as active as you described, y…
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If you want to loose weight your idea of exercise is nice. You should check with your doctor before following a regime such as you indicate.They can advise you of precautions, maintenance diets, blood pressure concerns etc. Although what would be really great is if you jogged for an hour or two in…
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Answer assuming a 2000 calorie diet the calories in cold and allergy medicines would be minimal especially the pills - sugar and or alcohol containing syrups would have more but still relatively few
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i meant the 2468 diet. where u eat 200 calories one day then 400 then 600 then 800 then back to 200 ???I actually lost about 7 pounds my first 6 days. I found it worked best if I added a fasting day and went 24680 to clear out my body. You'll weigh in lightest at your second 200 day either way thoug…
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Answer Let me first just say, starvation is dangerous. But to answer your question...Based on my personal experience with anorexia and the friends I have met in inpatient eating disorder units, we consume on average between 0-500 calories per day. Most people I've met stay between 100-300 calorie…
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I agree that calling oneself "pro-anorexic" is disgusting and demeaning to those who suffer from anorexia. If you even knew what it was like to have any eating disorder, whether it be anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder, you would quickly realize how hurtful it is to hear someone say they ar…
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It varies per food. And calories began to be absirbed with some foods, especially those easily broken down and liquids, within minutes of eating it.
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Most likely, especially if there is no indication of being overweight.   I don't think so, i eat 400 cal. a day and I'm perfectly healthy  Answer: It only makes you anorexic if you eat 500 calories or less a day in order to lose weight. But other signs that would confirm anorexia are 1…
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They are the same. Food and drink do not differ in this respect.
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It might not be anorexia, but it may be an EDNOS, a type of eating disorder with less strict guidelines for diagnosis. Whatever the specific diagnosis is, it is definitely an eating disorder and dangerous. Even if you are getting enough micronutrients, you are certainly not getting enough of somet…
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Answer zero. Your body doesn't have the enzymes to digest fiber Some fibre is soluble and can be digested so this answer above is not correct. Carbs are normally 4 calories per gram but fibre as a carbohydrate is not completely digested by the body so estimate is 2 calories per gram.
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When it comes to burning calories, your heart rate is much more important than what you are doing. If you can reach and sustain the same heart rate for the same amount of time you will burn pretty much the same amount of calories regardless of activity. For the same length of time, riding flat out…
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Answer Yes. If you consume more calories than you need one day, you will "store" them. If you consume less, you use any "stored" calories.
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Females need no less than 1200 calories a day. They should eat at least chicken, fish, other seafoods (if they like) and don't have to eat red meat if they so choose. Veggies, fruits, grains, lentils (beans), dairy products and fiber from leafy greens and grains. 8 glasses of water a day to flush ou…
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You should never take in less then 1200 calories because your metabolism needs atleast that much to keep working. if you take in less then 1200 your metabolism will go down alot because it will think that your going to die. a 13 year old should have 2000 calories. if you see that your getting on the…
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Answer Well, men lose weight more quickly than women. But technically no one knows because it depends on how old you are and how much you weigh.
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Answer There is no set number of calories any human being should have. There are recommendations for daily caloric intake but nothing concrete. A typical 16 year old girl will burn about 1500 to 2500 calories/day depending on her level of activity, metabolism, etc. If the girl at question i…
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Calories in Beer Here are some calorie counts for 12 ounces of different beers: Sierra Nevada Pale Ale: 175 Sam Adams Lager: 160 Pilsner Uruqell: 160 Michelob: 155 Guinness: 153 Heineken: 150 Corona: 148 Budweiser: 145 MGD: 143 Stella Artois: 140 Bud Light: 110 Coors Light: 102 Budweiser Selec…
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Answer this depends on the woman, her metabolism, her lifestyle. and also, the rate she does the jumping jacks. quite hard for someone online to tell exactly. there are a lot of things to take into consideration. if you´re trying to lose weight, do a variety of exercises including sit ups-
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If you don't eat ANYTHING, you end up destroying your muscle mass and muscles keep you healthy and burning calories. If you starve yourself, the muscle mass is diminished then you gain back more fat next time you start eating, and you can eat a lot less and gain weight. Eventually you destroy your …
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Yes, but generally those types of sweets have high calorie/weight meaning eating just one candy bar is relatively a lot of calories. It is okay to eat whatever you want, but if you want to stay on budget you have to eat a balanced diet with calories summing to less than 2000.
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I'm assuming that you are far from falling into the reigns of an eating disorder or distorted self-image perception, and that you are instead focused on making sure you maintain your weight, or perhaps shed some (if necessary, that is, your BMI, Body Mass Index, is 25+) if necesssary. Whatever steps…
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Your baseline calorie consumption could be determined through some rather elaborate tests, but generally we all burn a certain amount of calories just "living", before we do anything. A lot of that is determined by muscle mass and muscle tone. If you get stronger and more "in shape", you'll burn mo…
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No. However, there is the example of celery, which contains few calories. So few, in fact, that it takes more energy to digest it than your body can extract from it. In this way, celery can be considered a "negative" calorie food.
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For me personally it is about 5 lb. It just depends on the person.
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yes, you can burn calories in the sauna, but you will be better off taking a short healthy walk. Most of any perceived weight loss in a sauna is due to sweating. The loss of bodily fluids will make you lighter for a few hours, but you will get the kilos (pounds) back very soon. You will remain thirs…
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It depends on your weight and speed. Yes, it depends upon your age, your weight, your degree of cardiovascular fitness, your body composition, and where you are walking (flat ground or incline) as well as how far you are walking and how fast you are walking. For information about how to do fat bur…
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3500 calories need to be burned for a human to lose one pound of body fat.If you burn 3,500 calories, you will have lost a pound. So, if you eat around 1900 calories a day, drink tons of water, and run for a while, you will lose slowly but surely. 3597, actually is a pound, but if you drink tons of …
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burning more than 2lbs fat in a week... It's pretty unlikly. Here's why: 1 lb of fat is roughly 3500 calories. Plus the more lean you get that number goes up to lose the next lb. of pure fat. 300 calories is 35 miles of walking for the average weight person. If your walking 3 mph you'd have to w…
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Burning calories make you sweat. Sweating itself does not burn any calories, such as sitting in a sauna. This merely makes you perspire, not burn fat. The exercises you do when you sweat are what burn calories, but the sweat itself has nothing to do with it. The sweating is merely a process of homeo…
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Answer What sweet sweat does it make the part of your body hotter. No you will not burn more calories because that depends on how much you increase your heart rate, however you will sweat more and inches will come off, probably due to water. I personally use sweet sweat around my midsecion and it…
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It depends on the type of cheese. There are so many types.For example, basic cheddar cheese: 1 cup shredded: 454.9 calories 1 cup diced: 531.4 calories 1 cup melted: 982.3. 1 cubic inch (so one cube): 68.4 calories.
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Calories in 4 eggsIn chicken eggs there are:approx 216 calories in 4 small size eggsapprox 252 calories in 4 medium size eggsapprox 288-312 calories in 4 large size eggsapprox 320 calories in 4 extra large size eggsapprox 360 calories in 4 jumbo size eggs For the calorie content of scrambled eggs, s…
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Yes, you do burn calories when sleeping.How many depends on the person. A 160-pound person who sleeps eight hours will lose roughly 549 calories in the process.
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Here are examples with guidelines for weight loss or weight maintenance. It depends on your body weight, body composition, level of activity, and health status. It also depends on whether you want to: lose weightmaintain weightgain weight. If in doubt, consult with your physician. As we do not know …
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That all depends. A person who is looking to not exercise a whole lot will have to eat very healthy, with very little fat, sugar, cholesterol, and salt to lose weight. A person who is looking forward to doing alot or a good amount of exercise can allow more fat, sugar, cholesterol, and salt into the…
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There is no evidence to suggest that when you eat in relation to when you exercise matters one iota with regard to calorie burning. However, consider this: If you eat breakfast and work out shortly thereafter, you may develop cramps, which could end your workout prematurely, at worst, or limit your …
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Diet and exercise together would allow you to meet that goal, but make sure that you take some vitamins and if possible check in with your doctor, just in case you have a condition that might be best to monitor. ----------- It is NEVER a good idea to go below 1200 calories for anyone. In your cas…
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Answer I am a former personal trainer. Do NOT do this!! 1)eating fat doesn't make you fat. Excess calories do. Fat has 9 cals per gram, protein and carbs have 4. If you eat 500g of protein a day that equals 2000cals. If you eat 222g fat that equals about 2000cals.Your body doesn't care which way …
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It depends on the type of soda. Diet soda has 0 calories while a 12-ounce can of regular Coke has about 150.
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Answer It depends, are you a woman? No. How active are you? Not active. What is your body fat level? No idea. More muscle and activity requires more calories. Are you trying to lose gain or stay the same weight? stay the same Assuming stay the same PROBABLY around 1900.
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Response i asked this question. i just wanted to know the calorie content of marijuana, not the amount of calories consumed while "high" on it. how many calories does the actual smoked marijuana contain?   Smoked = None, however marijuana, like most other edible substances we consume does con…
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Grams of what? The unsweetened iced tea at McDonald's contains zero grams of fat, carbs, and protein. It is, after all, nearly totally water. The small (16-oz.) size contains about 10 mg of sodium. Sixteen ounces of water is nearly half a liter (473 ml). Since one milliliter of water weig…
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yeah, i have read allot of answers about loosing weight and taking in fewer calories. I lost 90 pounds in 4 month's by eating 700 calories a day and not be active. If the these people knew anything thing about nutrition, they would have mentioned that there are 3 different body types, ektomorph,(thi…
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Strangely enough, starving to lose weight does not work because of the way our maker put us together. Starvation kicks in our natural defenses by storing any food intake as fat reserves to be used when you starve yourself again. Ever watch skinny people and wonder why they stay trim? They eat when t…
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If on a diet minimum 1,400 calories But an average everyday healthy calorie intake for a 14 year old girl is about 1,500 calories to 1,600 calories.
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Answer The calorie count on most foods includes 4 calories/gram of fiber, although the body does not really digest fiber well. Estimates vary, but you can assume that no more than 1-2 calories will be absorbed per gram of fiber. Therefore, look at the number of grams of fiber, and subtract 2 x (g…
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More than 20 million 5lb boxes of Clementines are grown per year. These clementines are grown in California by the Sun Pacific company.
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Your body generates heat when it is cold by shivering. This muscle fasiculation produces heat, just like jogging or walking does. It is one of the bodies mechanisms for survival in extreme situations, in addition to dilating the blood vessles in the skin, however it is not a good way to lose weight…
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Calorie intake for 13-year-old boyThe average 13-year-old boy may need about 2200 calories a day. However, it depends on how active he is and whether he needs tomaintain weightlose weightgain weightFor more examples, see the Related Question further down this page.
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Most effective way to burn calories The very best way to burn calories is to do a cardio exercise workout, and to do it first thing in the morning. The best way to burn calories is always through cardio exercise. This is a very effective way to use energy and calories. Even something as easy…
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Ask a doctor. In relation to the recommended number of carbs for weight loss, please see the page link, further down this page, listed under Related Questions.Carbs are only part of the question. one pound of weight lose equals 3500 calories. So to lose one pound a week, you either need to burn 500 …
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Yes they can do. Negative calories will help your metabolism speed up which is a natural way to lose weight. It also means you do not always have to be hungry, like on most calorie controlled diets. it's down to the type of foods you eat, and if they are negative calories (which is good) or the type…
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