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Doctor insights on: Electronic Devices Used To Count Calories Burned

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How does the the calorie burn on an elliptical compare to other devices?

How does the the calorie burn on an elliptical compare to other devices?

VS treadmill : The calories burned using an elliptical machine is variable depending on the tension used, your pace, if you are interval training & your weight. A person weighing 150 pounds could burn about 773 calories in an hour. An experienced runner on an treadmill incline will normally burn more calories than on an elliptical machine. ...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 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?

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

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I used penis extender for 15 days, daily wore for 03 hours, after using this device I have pain and burning on penis, urine flow, numbness last 04 day?

I used penis extender for 15 days, daily wore for 03 hours, after using this device I have pain and burning on penis, urine flow, numbness last 04 day?

Stop and watch...: Please stop its further use and watch closely. Then most likely you will feel better slowly and surely day by day; if not, see doc timely. The effectiveness of using penile extender has had no significant proven result as claimed; instead, significant side effects like what you experienced has happened. Fact: any overused/overstretched muscles will sustain soreness from microscopic injury. ...Read more

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Measured BP by electronic devices showed 150-165/80-100, went to my doctor and it was 130/80? He said to never use electronic devices?

Measured BP by electronic devices showed 150-165/80-100, went to my doctor and it was 130/80? He said to never use electronic devices?

Some machines stink: There is a chance you have labile hypertension (variable BP), but more likely your Dr. is right about one faulty reading. This doesn't mean visits to the grocery store machine are a waste of time. When I see a machine and have someone with me we each check it out. as readings on two people can verify accuracy of the machine if they are reasonable numbers. Use somebody for a "control subject". ...Read more

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What is the best weight management and calorie tracker device/arm band or watch? I like indoor exercise. Thanks!

What is the best weight management and calorie tracker device/arm band or watch?  I like indoor exercise. Thanks!

There are : Apps for this on most smart phones. I track my walking on my galaxy s4. Give that a try first. ...Read more

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I want to know how can I calculate my body fat percentage (no electronic devices).

I want to know how can I calculate my body fat percentage (no electronic devices).

Body fat: There are a variety of calculators, some put out by the Army/Navy, where you put in height/weight/gender, but they are not very accurate. Why do you want to know? I recommend that you set yourself some goals in terms of fitness, overall health, and try to meet them and not obsess about a number with as little meaning as body fat. ...Read more