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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?
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
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
Hoping you can tell me, is regular calorie just energy and a fat calorie calories used to burn stored fat?
No: All excess calories can be turned into fat by the body. ...Read more
Of course; not ≠ Wt.: Calories are a unit of energy, measured in a calorimeter by heating a known amount of water a specific amount. As a unit of energy, calories do not have any mass, thus do not register on a scale of body wt or any other wt. scale. If you are concerned with body weight, this is an issue of (a) mass (food) taken in & retained versus (b) mass of food removed from body; and (c) the diff. within body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, no, and maybe: The whole point of trying to lose weight is to burn too many calories. However, if one is chronically ill (such as with cancer or aids), his body can burn too many calories and he will lose weight and be too skinny (called "cachetic"). Also, if one is too thin already, and exercises excessively, he is burning too many calories. ...Read more
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