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Recommended daily calorie, fat, carb, protien, sugar, sodium intake?

Recommended daily calorie, fat, carb, protien, sugar, sodium intake?

Here: A little article about sodium: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html.

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Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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Is eating 1200 calorie to lose weight healthy?

Is eating 1200 calorie to lose weight healthy?

It depends...: This depends on your size, activity level and the type of calories (low-glycemic foods help the most). Most people will lost weight on a 1200 calorie diet but weight loss on such a diet will be temporary unless you make long-term changes in your diet. You are more likely to become deficient in vitamins and minerals so should take a multivitamin. Please see http://bit.Ly/19csbtw and my comment:. ...Read more

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How to increase calories after calorie restricted diet?

How to increase calories after calorie restricted diet?

Slowly: If you binge after a successful diet, you will gain the weight back. Go up to your "maintenance" caloric intake over a few days. You can calculate that here: http://www.Freedieting.Com/tools/calorie_calculator.Htm. ...Read more

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Will increasing your caloric intake cause weight gain?

Will increasing your caloric intake cause weight gain?

YES IT WILL: That is the number one cause of weight gain and obesity, over eating and as a result increased calorie intake then your body needs. Extra calories become excess fat. ...Read more

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Which would help me lose weight faster: zero carb diet vs. 500 calorie diet?

Which would help me lose weight faster: zero carb diet vs. 500 calorie diet?

The fastest way : is eat less, exercise more and visit your doctor for physical exam routinely. Nothing crazy, just change your life style. it will take some time to achieve your goal. Oh well... old news. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does eating more carbohydrate (rice, pasta) prevent weight loss?

Does eating more carbohydrate (rice, pasta) prevent weight loss?

NO!: They and sugar are the major cause of obesity. Eating white rice in eastern countries caused beriberi. Good class protein, appropriate fat and complex carbs make up a balanced diet that you get from "god-made" food. ...Read more

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Will drinking soda cause weight gain if eat less calories?

Will drinking soda cause weight gain if eat less calories?

Not a good idea: You are right that drinking soda will not cause weight gain if you limit total calories for the day to keep your weight neutral, which is your basal metabolic rate plus calories used in daily activities&exercise if any but why sugar containing sodas are bad is that when you drink sodas, it causes rebound hypoglycemia and makes you hungry and you eat or drink more soda.Even the diet sodas cause obesi. ...Read more

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226 lbs eating about 1200 calories. Could i lose weight by eating 75-80 carbs daily?

226 lbs eating about 1200 calories. Could i lose weight by eating 75-80 carbs daily?

CutCarbs AsLowAsAble: The key is not calories (measured in a calorimeter, not by eating) but food choices. Go hf/lc, cut all carbs (even non-sugar sweeteners) which drive insulin+amylin output & hunger, eat when hungry, wt daily to 0.1 lb & record. Fat will start coming off within days to weeks. Exercise can help but is mostly for other benefits. Study my other answers, dietdoctor, science for smart people, nusi.Org. ...Read more

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Can recovered anorexics/bulimics lose weight on limited exercise + 1200 calorie diet?

Can recovered anorexics/bulimics lose weight on limited exercise + 1200 calorie diet?

Anorexia/Bulimia.: I commend you for your Recovery from Anorexia/Bulimia. Now, the the Wise Woman in you reflect: What stress caused the condition? How was life affected? What helped-your personal determination, support groups, support from family, Therapy, medication? Reasons to lose weight now? What weight would you like to have? Need for Support Groups Please see a Psychiatrist for Therapy, diet, exercise, weight ...Read more

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Might consuming diet soda effect my weight loss diet?

Diet soda BAD!: Stay far away for diet soda. Nutrasweet and splenda are both not good for you, and can even promote weight gain. ...Read more

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Can you lose weight by eating negative calorie fruits and vegetables?

No such thing!: There are no negative calorie foods. All foods including any and all vegetables and fruits have calories. ...Read more

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Can you lose weight healthily by just eating low cal frozen meals?

Depends: It depends on how many of these meals you eat. If you eat fewer calories than you need, you will lose weight. Rough formula-your weight x 10= calories needed per day. If you take in 500 cal less per day, you will lose 1 pound per week. 1 pound of body weight equals 3500 cal. ...Read more

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Does eating processed food lead to weight gain?

Does eating processed food lead to weight gain?

Food is food is food: "processed" food gets a bad name; yet it is food nonetheless. This is now somewhat a "weighted" or "political" term. American cheese is probably considered to be "processed", but certain completely unprocessed foods might not be that safe. Pasteurization helps eliminate spoilage and bacteria. Consider what happens after you eat food, certainly it gets "processed", anyway. Think calories. ...Read more

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To lose weight should I be more concerned with fat grams, calories, or carb intake?

To lose weight should I be more concerned with fat grams, calories, or carb intake?

Calories: To lose weight, the fat, sugar, carbs, etc are all important but if you decrease calories you normally decrease everything else. Eat 500cal/day less to lose one pound per week. Eating more veggies/fruits, lean protein, & whole grains will help decrease the bad fats & sugar intake, improve the nutrients received in food and still help you lose weight. ...Read more

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How much weight would a 165lb. Female lose consuming 500 calories per day?

How much weight would a 165lb. Female lose consuming 500 calories per day?

500 calories a day: 1 pound a day for first few then slower but will eventually die on this number of calories after getting to look like a Dachau prisoner. ...Read more

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What can my calorie, carbohydrate, protein intake be?

What can my calorie, carbohydrate, protein intake be?

Too many variables!: Sex, weight, activity level! are you an apple or pear in terms of body shape. What are your goals? Sorry, need more info! ...Read more

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How much do overweight individuals underestimate their calorie intake?

How much do overweight individuals underestimate their calorie intake?

See below: Most overweight and obese people over estimate their caloric intake all the time. That's why it's important to weigh and measure your food should know exactly what you're putting in your mouth. A consult with a good dietitian would help.See www.Weighstation.Net. ...Read more

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I am suffering from anorexia and restricts my intake to 200 calories/day. I have night sweats every night, I am sweaty but still cold Why ? How come ?

I am suffering from anorexia and restricts my intake to 200 calories/day. I have night sweats every night, I am sweaty but still cold Why ? How come ?

You need a medical c: A medical check is necessary to help you sort this problem out. Have you seen any doctor or not yet? You can not survive on such little amount of food that you claim to me taking in! Anything less than 1, 000 calories perday is inadequate. So get to see a PCP immediately to find out the cause of your problem and its possible solutions. ...Read more

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How do you calculate calorie intake?

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. ...Read more

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What is my calorie intake if i'm trying to lose weight?

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What is my calorie intake if i'm trying to lose weight?

Don't count calories: This is a confusing topic because of how people misuse terms. Calorie is a measure of heat when something is burned. You can burn a piece of wood and get calories. With a typical diet you burn carbohydrates for energy(and excess is stored as fat). If you want to lose weight restrict your carbs (all starches and sugars). The average person only needs about 100-150 grams of carbs for a whole day. ...Read more

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Is it ok to lose weight without reducing my calorie intake?

Yes: Yes. If your calories burned exceed calories taken in - that can allow for weight loss. ...Read more

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How can I avoid food-boredom while restricting calorie intake?

How can I avoid food-boredom while restricting calorie intake?

There are a variety: of healthy foods so you can mix it up daily. Try different spices to add different flavors. A healthy diet does not need to be boring. ...Read more

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Is reducing your calorie intake a guaranteed way to loose weight?

Is reducing your calorie intake a guaranteed way to loose weight?

To Lose Weight: Reducing your calorie intake IS NOT a guaranteed way to lose weight. IT is NOT WHAT you eat It is What is Eating You! Let the Wise Man within you ask: What made you overweight Duration of being overweight Exercise in daily life Unresolved feelings of sadness hurt, guilt, resentment, frustration, boredom, or loneliness leading to overeating See Psychiatrist for Therapy for coping with stress. ...Read more

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What is the suggested daily calorie intake for a 22 year old man?

What is the suggested daily calorie intake for a 22 year old man?

Really Depends: There isn't any specific calorie count in general. It would depend on body build, level of activity, and also on the diet itself. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the daily calorie intake of a 15 year old?

See below: Roughly 2000 calories per day. Though this can vary with exercise, growth spurts and so forth. The best way is to watch growth and weight charts with your pediatrician. Get in touch with them to help you. ...Read more

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What are good ways to boost calorie intake without gaining weight?

Calories burned: If you burn more calories than you take in this will help to prevent weight gain. But do remember that if you gain sigificant muscle that wil icrease your weight. (that muscle will however, help to increase your metabolic rate). ...Read more

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I am 18 and female. What is the recommended calorie intake per day?

I am 18 and female. What is the recommended calorie intake per day?

Depends on wight/hei: Depends on your weight and height and based on that we can calculate your basal metabolic rate(calories needed if there is no activity) and we add to it the calories burnt by daily activitiers and exercise that gives you the number of calories you need to maintain your present weight as it is. ...Read more

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Do you think I should increase calorie intake when strength training?

Do you think I should increase calorie intake when strength training?

Increase protein...: You want to maintain a positive nitrogen balance to build muscle. Caloric intake is important, and drink lots of water. ...Read more

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My calorie intake is reduced to 800....How to increase my metabolism?

My calorie intake is reduced to 800....How to increase my metabolism?

Doesn't sound safe: With 800 calories a day of food and drink, it doesn't sound like any increase in metabolism is needed. Such a low calorie diet should be followed along by one's primary doctor. ...Read more

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How big should my breakfasts be considering my 1, 480 calorie intake?

Depends: The amount you eat for each meal based on your caloric intake depends on what you are eating and the caloric value for each item eaten. ...Read more

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How much do overweight individuals underestimate their calorie intake?

See below: Most overweight and obese people over estimate their caloric intake all the time. That's why it's important to weigh and measure your food should know exactly what you're putting in your mouth. A consult with a good dietitian would help.See www.Weighstation.Net. ...Read more

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Why am I fat even though I do light exercises and limit calorie intake?

Why am I fat even though I do light exercises and limit calorie intake?

Don't know: Have you been checked for metabolic problems? Are you sure that the calories you burn are greater than calories ingested? ...Read more

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Can soaking the grease out of fast food fries help with calorie intake?

Can soaking the grease out of fast food fries help with calorie intake?

Yes it helps some!: But it will only partially get rid of the unhealthy fats in it. So do not eat fast foods, they are the most unhealthy food available in the us. If you do eat fast food once in a while, avoid fries or limit your intake of fries to as few as possible. Your body will be grateful to you! ...Read more

Ingestion (Definition)

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