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What is the relationship between energy balance and weight management?

What is the relationship between energy balance and weight management?

The ratio: Your energy balance is the balance of calories consumed through eating and drinking compared to calories burned through physical activity. Energy in is what you eat and drink. Energy out is what you burn through physical activity. ...Read more

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Weight Management (Definition)

Weight management is a treatment for a person with abnormal weight (usually somebody who is too obese, but sometimes a person who is too thin). Weight management includes behavioral changes, exercise plans, changes ...Read more


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What is the relationship between energy balance weight management?

What is the relationship between energy balance weight management?

Energy/weight: Very interesting question!we used to think that 'calories in/calories out' is all one needed to do to lose weight.That is, expend more calories than you take in.Unfortunately , this does not really help with weight loss in the long term.Focus on the quality of food(low glycemic index) rather than quantity.Also remember, you cannot exercise your way to weight loss! ...Read more

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Relationship between energy balance and weight management?

Relationships: The myth out there is that if you want to lose weight you need to eat less and exercise more.This works in the short term but not really in the long term.Focus on a low glycemic index diet and you are more likely to lose weight rather than the amount of calories you consume. ...Read more

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What is the difference between energy balance and weight management?

What is the difference between energy balance and weight management?

Totally different: One has to do with activity and the other is a static state. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between leptin(hormone) and gaining weight?

What is the relationship between leptin(hormone) and gaining weight?

Leptin is made by fa: Leptin is made by fat cells in response to meals and calorie availability. When energy is present in abundant amounts, fat cells tell your body to consume fewer calories. Obese patients can be "leptin resistant" with high levels of circulating leptin without it having a strong inhibitory effect. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between leptin and gaining weight?

What is the relationship between leptin and gaining weight?

Leptin resistance: Studies are finding, however, that the majority of overweight individuals that are having difficulty losing weight have varying degrees of leptin resistance. The leptin is unable to produce its normal effects of weight loss, with the severity correlating with the degree of obesity. ...Read more

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What's the relationship between sugars and carbohydrates?

What's the relationship between sugars and carbohydrates?

See below: long strings of sugars make up carbohydrates. When carbohydrates are digested, they are broken down into smaller sugars. The length of the sugars can be anywhere from 1 sugar glucose, fructose, to 2 sugar lactose, sucrose and to longer sugars. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between food intake physical activity and weight management?

What is the relationship between food intake physical activity and weight management?

Divine orchestra: Weight management depends on both the foods you eat, hormonal balance, and your physical activity. Foods provide both calories and important biochemical information to your body -- you can affect the proteins your genes make through the foods you eat. These in turn affect your metabolism, which eventually affects your weight. Physical activity affects your metabolism too. Balance is key! ...Read more

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What are the relationship between diet and exercise and cardiovascular health?

What are the relationship between diet and exercise and cardiovascular health?

Diet and exercise: Good diet such asmediterranean diet and a good aerobic and anaerobic exercise program together can foster good cv health. Bad diet and no exercise work against a healthy cv system. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between fitness and water intake?

What is the relationship between fitness and water intake?

Water = health: In populations where water intake is low, increasing water improves weight loss and BMI, thus lowering chances of type two diabetes, hypertension, the primary causes of lifestyle disease. In healthy people who don't drink sodas and sugary drinks, drinking enough water is essential for good health. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between hunger and appetite so I can control?

Whats the difference between hunger and appetite so I can control?

See below: Not sure which is which but true hunger emanates from the hypothalamus after it assesses our metabolic needs and the presence of food in the gut. It sends a signal to the dosal and ventral striate cortices via increased orexin and decreased cart/pomc activity to generate conscious hunger signals. False hunger occurs when these signals occur in error.. (see my website for detailed info). ...Read more

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Can you tell me the relationship between insulin resistence and hepatic glucose output?

Can you tell me the relationship between insulin resistence and hepatic glucose output?

Complex: Hi. The relationship between Insulin resistance (IR) and hepatic glucose output (HGO) is complex, an results from IR at the liver (so that Insulin doesn't suppress HGO like it should) as well as unregulated hyper-secretion of glucagon (which inappropriately stimulates HGO even in the face of high blood sugar). The liver's a little storage tank for glucose and a factory for making more! ...Read more

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What is the association between insomnia and trouble losing weight?

We don't yet know: The two are significantly correlated but we don't yet know how this works. The mechanism linking short sleep periods with weight gain is possibly related to leptin and ghrelin, the two key opposing hormones involved in appetite regulation. ...Read more

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What's the hormonal difference between ectomorphs and mesomorphs which causes them to have different body structures and bmr?

What's the hormonal difference between ectomorphs and mesomorphs which causes them to have different body structures and bmr?

Unknown: The answer to this question is dependent on there being a clear definitive physiologic difference in body type. These are description of a common end state not a description of particular genes or hormones. Energy balance is extreme complex and multifactoral, including variables such a thermogenesis, absorption of nutrients and baseline activity. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between a balanced diet and muscle health?

What is the relationship between a balanced diet and muscle health?

Balanced Diet: Balanced Diet includes, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Vitamins, Minerals and Anti-oxidants. Balanced Diet includes Grains, Lentils, Beans, Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Milk, Yogurt, Cheese, Fish and Meats. Balanced Diet is good for muscle health and Total Health ...Read more

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What is the easiest way to lose fat, gain muscles and abs, and increase aerobic capacity and hand-eye coordination?

What is the easiest way to lose fat, gain muscles and abs, and increase aerobic capacity and hand-eye coordination?

Tennis: Find a good activity that you enjoy. I started tennis as a child. I was never good but i kept trying. I am now 65 yrs old with an artificial hip and play 4.0 on usta teams. To me golf is not an exercise. Hiking, biking, surfing, skiing, soccer all are good ways to keep in good health. ...Read more

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What's the link between mood and male hormones?

What's the link between mood and male hormones?

Depression/ anxiety.: I have treated men with low testosterone who were depressed, anxious, had low sex drive & poor energy levels. When testosterone levels improved -so did their emotional symptoms. ...Read more