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How Does Calorie Intake Affect Body Composition
I was wondering what does my diet (calorie intake) have to look like if i want to gain muscle and lose my body fat?
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
Does having low hemoglobin (eg blood levels around 6-8) require the body to have a higher calorie intake? If so, why?
What's the calorie intake/needs for a 60 yr old man 6'0" who weighs 238lb who is trying to gain muscle, lose fat, and drop total body weight?
Don't want to develop an eating disorder. How can I gradually reach the normal calorie intake for a 15 year old male without overwhelming my body?
Calories Wrong Focus: Calories are a unit of heat as measured in a calorie meter, i.e. Calorimeter, look up on wikipedia. Our bodies are not calorimeters but complex engineered vehicles driven by a complex soul & mind which responds to different foods in different & complex ways. Study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths", "taubes why we get fat", fatchance.Html, nusi.Org, peter attia etc. ...Read more
Increased workouts to 5-7 days a week and have not noticed an increased desire for calorie intake (under 1800 calories/day). Should I be worried?
Hi I was looking to loose 80 - 100 pounds in 2 - 4months I wanted to know what my calorie intake should be, and what my exercise regimen should be?
For most people that: would be a ridiculously rapid rate of loss (Occasionally it maybe recommended for someone by a bariatric specialist). Consider a moderate pace. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should be my calorie intake in a day to lose fat? I eat quite a lot. Yet my calorie intake is 500-600 C. Is it low? Doesn't seem OK to me.
Low calirie: You must not be counting calories right. At 500 a day you will lose weight till you die. Please try an App like Loseit and document what your daily calorie intake is. Then you can set it for your goal weight Nd follow that and fat wil melt away or go on depending on where u r with your goal. ...Read more
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