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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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The "calories in must be < calories out" myth must be debunked. I have successfully lost weight eating more calories than I've burned. Explain why.

The "calories in must be < calories out" myth must be debunked. I have successfully lost weight eating more calories than I've  burned. Explain why.

Calories: Your body is burning calories all day - even when you are asleep. You may not be aware of the total calories you are burning. ...Read more

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For v- shaped women, how to burn the access fat that is stored in the back, chest, & arm area? If its lifting weights how much weight & sets of reps?

For v- shaped women, how to burn the access fat that is stored in the back, chest, & arm area?  If its lifting weights how much weight & sets of reps?

Cardio not weights: Although it seems logical that local exercise changes fat storage, the character of body shape and fat storage is genetic. Cardio exercise and weight loss are necessary. ...Read more

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You slim down your thighs the same way you slim down every part of your body, by burning more calories than you take in. is this statement true?

You slim down your thighs the same way you slim down every part of your body, by burning more calories than you take in. is this statement true?

Largely true ...: In addition to taking in fewer calories and burning more, you may be able to slim or tone your thighs by doing some lower extremity weight training. This may result in developing the muscle in place of fat which which results in a slimmer profile. Make sure you don't under eat....lower ing your metabolic rate from taking in too few calories can sabotage your efforts. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Does someone with a high metabolism need to worry about his or her calory intake? I'm trying to lose that extra belly fat that cover my abs.

Does someone with a high metabolism need to worry about his or her calory intake? I'm trying to lose that extra belly fat that cover my abs.

Weight: Even though your metabolism is high you still need to exercise regularly to lose belly fat and to maintain your current level of fitness. Your metabolism slows as you age so a regular exercise program will help you maintain your physique and also may help lose belly fat along with a plant based diet. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I heard lifting weights or cardio forces your body to burn fat for energy ,provide a superior insulin sensitivity, increase HGH off the roof? true?

I heard lifting weights or cardio forces your body to burn fat for energy ,provide a superior insulin sensitivity, increase HGH off the roof? true?

Many effects: Exercise does improve lipolysis(fat burning) and decrease insulin resistance, but it's more so in the short run. And depending on the type and intensity of exercise, there is also an exercise induced growth hormone response. ...Read more

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How many calories would you burn in 30 munites by jogging, if you weighed 80kg?

How many calories would you burn in 30 munites by jogging, if you weighed 80kg?

About 400: So running 30 minutes the amount of calories would differ if you ran 6 min miles or 12 min miles. So a 6 min mile for 30 min is 5 miles and 670 calories a 12 min mile for 30 min is 2.5 miles and 335 calories. ...Read more

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When trying to lose weight and you are counting calories should the overall calorie intake matter Or just the net. Intake after burning calories?

When trying to lose weight and you are counting calories should the overall calorie intake matter Or just the net. Intake after burning calories?

Both: (cannot answer on your particular health, but...) 1) weight change is from net calorie loss. Type of food intake irrelevant, calories in versus calories out. 2)BUT! much/most of the weight loss will be from MUSCLE (bad) unless exercise goes along with the dieting. Exercise without dieting has a LOUSY success record on weight loss. Track both net loss and intake/exercise. Do Both diet and exercise ...Read more

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Help please! is burning 100 calories by running the same as burning 100 calories by walking?

Help please! is burning 100 calories by running the same as burning 100 calories by walking?

Running: The same # of calories are burned. However unless running slowly & walking quickly - it will take more time to burn the same # of calories w walking. ...Read more

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If i burn calories through exercise, are the calories really gone?

If i burn calories through exercise, are the calories really gone?

Yes: Yes the calories burned through exercise are permanently lost as heat. Have fun and get moving! ...Read more

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Is it possible that i burned 550 calories in 50 minutes?

Is it possible that i burned 550 calories in 50 minutes?

Yes, just heat units: If you were within an insulated 550 liter water bath at a known temperature, (evaporation temp changes were also blocked) and, in 50 minutes, the water temperatrue increased by precisely 1 degree centrigrade, they you would have burned ; released into the water 550 kilocalories (1, 000 little calories; kilocalorie is the unit used for human foods) of enegry. ...Read more

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If type 2 diabetes means your pancreas has burned out, does it stay burned out if you lose lots of weight?

If type 2 diabetes means your pancreas has burned out, does it stay burned out if you lose lots of weight?

Yes: Unfortunately you can't reverse your diabetes. The pancreas will not heal itself. However, weight loss and exercise makes you more sensitive to your insulin. So if you are taking insulin, or your body is still making any insulin... Exercise and weight loss will make that Insulin work better in your body. ...Read more

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Intermittent fasting. i heard that fasting for 16-18 hours per day increase HGH which preserves muscles and burn fat. can you elaborate?

Intermittent fasting. i heard that fasting for 16-18 hours per day increase HGH which preserves muscles and burn fat. can you elaborate?

Marketing Marketing: Fasting more likely to loose muscle mass. Muscles take both use & raw materials to maintain. Endocrine hormone control mechanisms complex, multiple interacting issues, not just a function of concentrations but moment-by-moment fluctuations & interactions. Carefully focusing on just single ones. ...Read more

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Can the elliptical machine really work at burning calories?

Definitely: An elliptical machine engages many different muscle groups at the same time. This is good for achieving an effective work-out, and yes a calorie-burning effort. For similar reasons, swimming is also an excellent form of exercise. ...Read more

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How many calories can you burn doing 1 hour of air climber?

How many calories can you burn doing 1 hour of air climber?

A fair number: The more you weigh, the more calories you will burn. If a 100-lb. Woman uses the stair climber for 30 minutes, she will burn about 159 calories. If a 200-lb. Woman uses the stair climber for the same length of time, she will burn 318 calories. Themore pedal resistance you use the slower your stepping rate. ...Read more

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How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

Less calories: The important thing about the atkins diet is that you eat very little carbohydrate. As a result you eat more fat. For most people, fat is more satisfying in terms of feeling full than carbs. As a result you eat fewer calories overall and lose weight. Also, when fat is burned it produces ketones. These suppress your appetite as well. The amount of calories burned depends on your activity. ...Read more

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How could i burn calories with a broken elbow?

How could i burn calories with a broken elbow?

Cycling: Most people with elbow injuries, even if they require a sling, feel comfortable enough on a stationary bike thast they can burn calories that way. Look for options that will minimize elbow motion and stress. ...Read more

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Because of an injury (it band syndrome) i cannot run for awhile. How can I burn the 400-500 calories i would normally burn doing this?

Because of an injury (it band syndrome) i cannot run for awhile. How can I burn the 400-500 calories i would normally burn doing this?

Cross train : Try riding an exercise bike or using an elliptical machine to burn the calories.If they aggravate your it band tendinitis you can always swim . Stairmaster and step aerobics commonly worsen it band tendinitis.Best of luck! ...Read more

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How many calories do I burn doing squats with resistance bands?

How many calories do I burn doing squats with resistance bands?

Not a lot: You probably need to do more aerobic exercise of some sort to really burn calories. Doing squats with tension bands will not burn very much though they are good for both strength and flexibility. ...Read more

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What is the best weight management and calorie tracker device/arm band or watch? I like indoor exercise. Thanks!

What is the best weight management and calorie tracker device/arm band or watch?  I like indoor exercise. Thanks!

There are : Apps for this on most smart phones. I track my walking on my galaxy s4. Give that a try first. ...Read more

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Tingling numb face ,burning legs, tingling down back of head ,numb arm and fingers, tingling and band like pain across chest. Numbness in feet.

Tingling numb face ,burning legs, tingling down back of head ,numb arm and fingers, tingling and band like pain across chest. Numbness in feet.

Not solved here: This is not something that can be solved over the Internet and 400 characters. If the symptoms are truly causing significant impacts on your life, you need to be evaluated by professionals. ...Read more

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I have a burn on my forearm from a toaster. No pain and is healing nicely but the band aid glue is making me so itchy! What else can I cover with?

I have a burn on my forearm from a toaster. No pain and is healing nicely but the band aid glue is making me so itchy! What else can I cover with?

Pad and gauze wrap: You can get a sterile pad for the burn and gauze and wrap the burn. These are available at pharmacies. ...Read more

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Are more calories burned when your sick?

Are more calories burned when your sick?

Maybe: fevers and the body's response to fighting off infections cause increase in burning calories, but most people are also less active. ...Read more

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Which burns more calories biking or jogging?

Which burns more calories biking or jogging?

Probably biking: There are calculators available on the internet to help you figure out how many calories you burn with different activities based on your weight, such as this one from healthstatus: http://www.Healthstatus.Com/calculate/cbc you can directly compare activities. ...Read more

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Please answer! what workout burns a lot of calories?

Please answer! what workout burns a lot of calories?

Running: Running, cross country skiing, aerobics, activities where one is moving their body weight through space for a prolonged time at a good pace ...Read more

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Am i burning a lot of calories by doing basketball training?

Am i burning a lot of calories by doing basketball training?

Yes: Depending on the duration and intensity of the type of basketball play, it remains one of the most effective sports to play for loss of calories per hour. Enjoy and go shockers! ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of calories burned in 12hr shift?

Can you tell me what number of calories burned in 12hr shift?

Depends: Hard to tell unless you wear a pedometer or Fitbit device. What do you do for 12 hours? How many steps do you take? ...Read more

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Would it be safe for a teen to be burning 1000 calories a day?

Depends: A 14 year old is probably burning more than 2000 depending on activity level. Check with your pediatrician about the child's position on growth chart and how active/slothful they are. If they are morbidly obese then diet should be considered. ...Read more

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I am puzzled about how many calories my body burns on its own?

I am puzzled about how many calories my body burns on its own?

BMR: BMR basal metabolic rate is the amount of calories that are burned to keep the body functioning, this varies depending on size and muscle mass, may range from 1200 kcal to over 2000kcal depending on the individual ...Read more

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Can 1000 calories burned cancel out 1000 calories that were eaten?

Can 1000 calories burned cancel out 1000 calories that were eaten?

Yes: It is all about the balance of calories burned vs calories consumed. ...Read more

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What is the amount of calories am i burning per mile while cycling?

What is the amount of calories am i burning per mile while cycling?

How fast?: Numerous factors are involved most important speed, weight and fitness level and quality of bicycle. ...Read more