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Do You Burn More Calories Pregnant
Possibly: All things being equal (same caloric intake) - thin people tend to waste calories, thus burning them up with less contribution to body mass, while heavy people tend to be effecient users of calories, wasting less and adding to their body mass. In times of plenty, efficient users become fat. In times of scarcity efficient users survive while calorie wasters starve to death. ...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
Low carb/exercise : Follow a low carb ketogenic diet. No starch or sugar. For exercise do a combination of cardio in short spurts along with weights for a period of 45 minutes. This significantly increases your metabolism and can be done anywhere including your home. What you want is heartrate variability meaning for it to go up and down during your exercise rather than it being stable so u can burn more fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on activity: Not on base weight.Get a more detailed answer ›
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: It's simple math. Your weight is controlled by total calories. Eat 3500 more than you burn off and your body will store those as weight. Burn off 3500 that you don't eat and your body will break down one pound of fat to provide those calories for your metabolism. It's not rocket science. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Depends: Leaner people burn more calories than heavier people who become as lean. It's all relative. ...Read more
Yes: You may fatigue rapidly though.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could you tell me if i was to eat foods that burn more calories than consumed would i lose weight?
If eat 1, 300 calories per day, i need to burn 1, 300+ calories everyday? A doctor said you must burn more calories than you consume to loose weight.
Yes: You need to shift you balance towards a net loss of calories per day. There are 3500cal in a lb of fat so by burning 500 extra calories per day can result in a loss of 1lb per week. Diet is one way to cut back but exercise on top of diet can provide an even larger caloric deficit. Go online to www.Myfitnesspal.Com sign up for their calorie tracking program. That is a great place to start. ...Read more
None purging: Purging isn't exercise where you burn calories. You are vomiting up food before it gets to be digested. This also brings up stomach acid which erodes your esophagus and teeth while causing electrolyte imbalances which can lead to weakness and cardiac arrest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: This is called basal metabolic rate! calories burned during inactivity. However, you increase your basal rate by having more muscle and less fat, since fat utilizes little to no energy and is really energy storage. ...Read more
They say to loose weight you have to burn more than what you consume. But if you eat 1300 cals a day, you can't possibly burn more than 1300 cals a day?
When trying to lose weight quickly, you should burn off more than you consume. What kinds of food should I eat without a lot of calories?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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