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how can energy balance effect weight loss or weight gain.?

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Dr. Larry Maturani
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
BMR: BMR is the rate your body burns calories to maintain self. To loose weight, you have to stay under this number. You calculate your daily caloric intake and once you go beyond your bmr, energy is stored. If you exercise you expend calories. So if you walk an hour a day at brisk pace, you may burn 300 calories. This would help you loose weight by staying under your bmr. I hope this helped!
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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