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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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Does water have calories? At all

Does water have calories? At all

No: Water contains absolutely no calories at all. ...Read 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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How many calories is in a cucumber?

How many calories is in a cucumber?

Calories: 8 calories in 1/2 cup of cucumber. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
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Calorie (Tip)

Read the label on food. Count calories. Note how much total fat, saturated and the worst: trans fat. ...See more

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How many calories are in one banana?

About 105 calories: A medium size banana is approximately 105 calories with 1.29 grams of protein & 3.1 grams of dietary fiber. ...Read more

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Do fruits contain a lot of calories?

Varies markedly: Calories from fruits can vary considerably. On one end of the spectrum are tamarinds (239 calories/ 100 grams) & avocados (160 calories/ 100 grams). At the other end of the spectrum are fruits like rhubarb (21 calories) & starfruit (31 calories/ 100 grams). ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Wright Dr. Wright
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Calorie (Tip)

Skipping breakfast doesn’t result in more calories later but is associated with cardiac risks in men. ...See more

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How many calories are in 1 oz of rum?

How many calories are in 1 oz of rum?

Google this: There are many online resources for calorie count information that you can check. Rum is a sugar, and your answer depends on the "proof" or alcohol content plus residual sugar in it. So the answer varies. Http://wiki. Answers. Com/q/how_many_calories_in_1_ounce_of_rum you could check the label about yours. ...Read more

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Is calories and energy are the same?

One: Kilocalorie is the energy required to increase 1 kg of water temperature by on degree c at one atmosphere of pressure. Certain foods (fat, protein carbohydrates) have different amounts of energy per gram. ...Read more

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At my age 33 how many calorie I need?

At my age 33 how many calorie I need?

It depends: How many calories you need depends on your sex, weight, metabolism and activity level. Factors such as whether or not you are pregnant also should be considered.

A calculator, like

http://www. Freedieting. Com/tools/calorie_calculator. Htm

can help. ...Read more

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How calories do I need to lose weight?

How calories do I need to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: We would need to know your height, and also it would be beneficial to know your current activity level as well. But for an example let us say you are 5'5" and currently sedentary (no regular exercise). Your basal metabolic rate would be 1, 433calories per day which is the number of calories your body burns at rest. Your daily calorie needs would be 1, 720. Eat less than that & exercise more! ...Read more

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How many calories in jenny craig plan?

How many calories in jenny craig plan?

Depends: The lowest calorie per day plan is 1, 200 calories. Check this site for more info:
http://www. Jennycraig. Com/how-it-works/help. ...Read more

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