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Calorie Count

Why do you have to burn calories?

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October 27, 2009 12:37AM

Excess calories are stored in the body as fat cells. If too many of these acquire, a person gains weight as the fat builds up. Excess fat can cause health and body damage, so it is important to limit these excess calories by exercising and burning off some of them.