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Fda Recommended Calorie Intake
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
Yes: By eating more fresh fruits and especially vegetables which are lower in carbohydrates compared to processed foods such as high calories such as cakes, you could lose weight by taking in less calories and feeling fuller. Calorie restriction or portion control is another way to lose weight. However, the smaller size of what youre eating may not be as satisfying as having more fruits and vegetables. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is more important for diabetics, strict adherence to total calories intake or avoiding prohibited food?
IT HAS TO BE A GOOD: Balance of both, no question about it. ...Read more
Medically supervised very low calorie diet (800 calories). Ok to exercise. Principle of ketosis. Burn about 400 cal/day/hr monitor. Safe?
No safe shortcuts: This type of diet often makes the body angry, decreasing calories too much too quickly will send your body into starvation mode. Less calories = weight loss, but your body will become more efficient at holding onto calories, so you will gain the weight back and then some later on. Weight watchers is the safest and most consistent in my experience with thousands of people. ...Read more
Actually, don't : Recommend them. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more
Water retainer: Sodium keeps water in body. Trying to loose wt, watch sodium intake. ...Read more
See below: Need to watch carbohydrate intake. Also it depends on what your goal is. ...Read more
Yes: Much better than sodas. Plain water is good too, and does not pollute the earth with more plastic bottles. Drinks with high sugar content such as juices or sodas will raise your blood sugar too quickly, then drop just as quickly. Watch out for artificially sweetened beverages. There are health risks associated with many of the synthetic sweeteners. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hearing vitamins may do more harm than good.Vita-paks/multivitamin recommended if not consuming well-balanced diet (high fat content/fast food meals)?
None: As you've seen there are diets recommending high amount carbohydrates (cho) and low to none. Cho and lipids (fatty foods) are used primarily for fuel. Cho get changed to lipids for storage and lipids get changed to useable fuel when needed. Best is a sensible balance of both and never consuming more than you burn each 24 hours. ...Read more
Does coffee consumption count towards the recommended 8-eight cups of water needed for basic daily hydration?
Yes but...: you must also recognize that you should limit your intake of caffeine to no more than 400 mg of caffeine / day; approx. 2 cups of brewed coffee, be mindful of other sources of caffeine. This way you can meet your hydration baseline, tap into the multiple benefits of coffee without risking the harmful effects. Cheers! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calorie restriction : Caloric restriction works to be the best..If you can control it. But you get the best resluts by doing both; carb restriction cotributes further to your goal, especially limiting sweets and foods with high glycemic index which cause Insulin surge....The latter being a fat storage hormone which we want to keep low. ...Read more
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