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Is a calorie counter app as reliable as a website?

Is a calorie counter app as reliable as a website?

Calorie counters: The calorie counters are reliable - but people always underestimate their portion size. ...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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How precise are the calorie counters on treadmills?

How precise are the calorie counters on treadmills?

It estimates: Depending on the model it may just make an estimate based on speed and slope fancier machines will input your weight, age, rest pulse as well and monitor your heart rate as well. Which can give you a fair estimate but still far from exact. ...Read more

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How precise are the calorie counters on treadmills and cardio equipment?

How precise are the calorie counters on treadmills and cardio equipment?

Depends: It varies from completely inaccurate estimate to calculators with input for age wt, rest pulse etc. That have fair accuracy. ...Read more

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Do you think I should add calories burned from sleeping in my calorie counter?

Do you think I should add calories burned from sleeping in my calorie counter?

Yes: Yes, you do burn calories when you are asleep. Actually, you burn more calories sleeping than watching tv. But do check on your calorie counter to see if it already calculates for the basal metabolic rate, which is just the minimum calories burned for simply being alive. ...Read more

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How can something be 0 calories?

How can something be 0 calories?

If it has no : Carbohydrates/sugars, protein or fat, then it has no calories. Examples are water, tea (w/o sugar), black coffee. This means it is not a source of energy for the body, but in the case of water, is still absolutely essential for life. ...Read more

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How to count calories for runners?

How to count calories for runners?

Why, Reason, Goal(s): Calories are units of heat, have no mass ; are not a unit of weight. What is your goal(s). Rec; study: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/436593. ...Read more

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How many calories are in a martini?

How many calories are in a martini?

See: http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/toolsresources/caloriecalculator.asp

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How many calories would twinkie be?

How many calories would twinkie be?

Twinkie: Contains 2.5 grams of saturated fat, which is 13% of the recommended daily intake of saturated fat based on a 2, 000 calorie diet. ...Read more