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how many calories does it take to gain one pound?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
3,500: A pound of body fat is about 3500 calories.

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Why is it necessary to get so many ultrasounds in pregnancy/

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It isn't: In an uncomplicated pregnancy, repeated ultrasounds aren't necessary. A 1st trimester sonogram is best for confirming the due date and number of fetuses while fetal anatomy is best assessed in the mid to late 2nd trimester. Additional sonograms may be recommended if complications such as hypertension, diabetes, or pre-eclampsia arise, but for the uncomplicated, low risk patient, 2 should suffice.
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How much exercise do you need to do to work off the calories from one chocolate bunny?

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Dr. Robert Greer
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Unknown: Each gram of the chocolate has at least 40-80 calories.How many grams consumed gives you the number.
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Why do I develop so many cold sores?

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How many different types of teeth do we have?

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Dr. Howard Banner
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Four: Incisors, cuspids, bicuspids and molars.

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