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Do you burn more calories if you are thin?

Do you burn more calories if you are thin?

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

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 can I burn more calories than you consume?

How can I burn more calories than you consume?

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 more

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Do you burn calories cleaning?

Do you burn calories cleaning?

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 more

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Do i need to burn more calories then i eat to lose weight?

Do i need to burn more calories then i eat to lose weight?

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

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Do you burn more calories during exercise when you're 'lean'?

Do you burn more calories during exercise when you're 'lean'?

Depends: Leaner people burn more calories than heavier people who become as lean. It's all relative. ...Read more

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Do you lose weight if you eat less than 1200 calories a day?

Do you lose weight if you eat less than 1200 calories a day?

Yes: although this would be an unsafe way of losing weight, and would not recommend. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if i was to eat foods that burn more calories than consumed would i lose weight?

Could you tell me if i was to eat foods that burn more calories than consumed would i lose weight?

Can't happen: There are no foods that burn calories because food contains calories. The best way to lose weight is to eat less but eat healthy. If you need information about healthy diets check out www.Eatright.Org. ...Read more

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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.

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

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How many calories do you burn purging?

How many calories do you burn purging?

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 more

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What if i was to eat foods that burn more calories than consumed would i lose weight?

What if i was to eat foods that burn more calories than consumed would i lose weight?

Liver problems: It may not cause any problem the first an only time , but over time taking doses like that have to hurt the liver. I can not increase the pain relief you get from the medication even if you go to those levels. Bad idea. ...Read more

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How much more calories do you burn running than walking?

How much more calories do you burn running than walking?

Depends: You can go to several websites to obtain the research. The frequency, duration, intensity and length of time often will determine which activity burns more calories. Running normally is the best. ...Read more

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Can you burn calories when not exercising?

Can you burn calories when not exercising?

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

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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?

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?

Most adults : Easily burn that many calories in a day - you burn calories when you sleep, sit, stand, walk, make the bed etc - it is not just when engaged in formal exercise. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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