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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of High Calorie Foods

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Whatare the foods that have high calories?

Whatare the foods that have high calories?

Oils and fats: Oils and fats have higher calories. Proteins and carbs (starches, sugars) have lower calories than oils and fats have. More importantly is the amount of food one eats. For example, eating 12 ounces of protein has more calories than eating 3 ounces of fats. One must also consider the nutritional value of the foods (but that's another story). ...Read more

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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Why are foods like oreos so high in calories?

Why are foods like oreos so high in calories?

Calorie choices: When some people have specific energy needs but can't tolerate a lot of volume, or just want a splurge, high calorie foods have a place. However the average food shopper needs to daily balance making healthy food choices with food taste & texture preferences. Some restaurants/companies cater to consumers who enjoy fatty, greasy foods. Exercise your consumer "vote" instead by making healthy choices. ...Read more

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What's a high calorie food?

What's a high calorie food?

Nuts: Nuts are high calorie foods- they contain about 200 calories per ounce of nuts. They are very healthy too- they have protein and unsaturated fats. ...Read more

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I am wondering what high calorie foods are good for you?

I am wondering what high calorie foods are good for you?

Meats: Avocados are a high-fat fruit/vegetable that have a good proportion of the 40 essential nutrients, but if you look up nutrients-per-serving on a site like choosemyplate.Gov, the highest nutrient content comes from meats, especially organ meats like liver. Meats do not have the most nutrients per calorie, but in terms of nutrients per serving, especially protein and iron, meats win. ...Read more

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I need an idea of foods that is very high in calories.Can you help with me with this ?

High fat foods: Fat has 9cal/gm versus 4cal/gm for carbs & protein. So high-fat snack food, whole milk ice cream, marbled-meats, cream-based sauces / heavy soups, etc. Would be best options for high calorie foods. However, this is in general very bad for your long-term health, so must be undertaken with adequate forethought of future consequences. Better to be thin! ...Read more

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I am trying to gain weight but i don't know what to do. I heard by eating foods with high calories i can gain weight, so can you suggest me some?

I am trying to gain weight but i don't know what to do. I heard by eating foods with high calories i can gain weight, so can you suggest me some?

Yes,but: Remember that diet shuld be imbalanced.Try to eat usaturated fats mainly. Proteins intake is very important. Also vitamins and minerals. ...Read more