A 31-year-old male asked:
How to effectively calculate the calorie intake?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Philip Rosenblumanswered
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Write it down: Keeping track of your caloric intake is simple, diligent accounting. Write down every that passes your lips except water. Measure or weigh what you cook or prepare at home. There are tables available on the internet or in books to list the calories in foods. All prepared foods have calorie values listed somewhere, whether on the packaging or in the restaurant. You just have to keep good records.
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Dr. Arthur Helleranswered
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
Watch portion size: Agree. Remember that your portion size may not be the "official" portion size, often not. Check the single bottle of beverage, for example, doesn't contain multiple servings listed on the label. All my new patients are asked to bring a 3 day diet diary (longer than that gets pretty old for them), include at least 1 weekend day; people eat differently then. Include h2o. Good luck with your goals.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
How do you calculate calorie intake?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Bernard Seifanswered
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Calories: Please read the label on any products you eat and you will find calorie levels there. There are good and bad calories. Junk food equals bad calories and healthy food good calories. Please see a nutritionist for guidance. Peace and good health.
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Last updated Apr 10, 2018
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