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Calorie (Overview)

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 water 500 degrees centigrade.


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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 (Overview)

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 water 500 degrees centigrade.


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What number of calories should I be eating?

What number of calories should I be eating?

Don't know.: What is your gender? Are you normal weight? Overweight? Underweight? ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez Dr. Parvez
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Calorie (Tip)

Cut down on extra salt and high calorie diet. ...See 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 foods are the healthiest / lowest in calories?

What foods are the healthiest / lowest in calories?

Veggies/fruits: Eating things from mother nature are always better than processed man made food. Eatnutrient rich, calorie low with plant based diets. Your proteins are beans, legumes, lentils, nuts/seeds, avocados. Your veggies should be alot of dark greens, followed by cruciferous veggies (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) and then everything else; fruits are great; water is awesome. ...Read more

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Calorie (Tip)

Carbs are not evil - calories are calories no matter the source. Low carbs are gimmicks. ...See 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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Calorie (Tip)

Eating in the evening is not going to make weight loss harder. Calories taken in count any time. ...See more

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Will calorie shifting diet work?

Will calorie shifting diet work?

Depends: Calorie shifting has many meanings but if you are asking about eating more during the day and less at night, its helpful but not as much as it is to eat what your resting metabolism rate is (and a little extra if exercising). It is best to consume more midday and less at night but most people are just overeating all day long! Know your rate and then shift the calories. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Calorie (Tip)

You can't eat whatever you want that is low carb; you should still limit calories. ...See more

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Do fruits have a lot of calories?

Do fruits have a lot of calories?

Not in comparison..: Fruits do have calories, but in most cases, the calories you consume through fruit are really great for your body. When compared to vegetables in general, fruit contains more calories because of the fructose (fruit sugar) that they contain. As a general rule of thumb, consuming in moderation is important, but the vitamins, minerals and fiber found in fruit are extremely beneficial to your health. ...Read more

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Calorie (Tip)

Blackberries are a good choice for snacks or dessert with 62 calories per cup ; 7.6 grams of fiber. ...See more

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What fruit has the most calories?

What fruit has the most calories?

Pineapple&Watermelon: Have ~the highest glycemic index, thus most rapidly ↑blood glucose & store as fat, depending on how much eaten & many other internal human variables. Keep in mind, calories are a unit of heat, not a unit of mass; i.e. they have zero wt. Calories are measured by heating water in a calorimeter, not by eating. Calories in most food are not measured, only estimated from reference table. ...Read more

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What is the definition of calorie?

Energy unit: 1 calorie is defined as the amount of heat energy needed to raise 1 gram of h2o by 1 degree centigrade. ...Read more

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Calorie (Tip)

High fiber, low calorie diet is best. A variety of veggies, salads, and fruits. Not much red meat. ...See more

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Which exercise burns more calories?

Which exercise burns more calories?

Depends: It depends on how intensely a person exercises and how long the exercise session lasts. Exercising vigorously, with heart rate at 80% of maximum, will give a good workout. High-intensity interval training also burns calories. But if you're not exercising regularly, work up to this kind of workout gradually. Especially if there are chronic medical conditions. ...Read more

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