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How fast does bodies absorb calories after a meal?

How fast does bodies absorb calories after a meal?

Very fast: You can absorb calories from the vascular plexus under your tongue. Some will enter your system directly from the stomach which is very fast. The rest after stomach digestion enter the small intestine where the rest are absorbed. ...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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What fast-food meal has 500 calories and 18 grams of fat or less?

What fast-food meal has 500 calories and 18 grams of fat or less?

See below: This site provides information about fast foods and alternatives.
http://www. Wakehealth. Edu/drive-thru-diet/. ...Read more

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If I take a laxative right after a meal, will it go straight through so I don't absorb it?

If I take a laxative right after a meal, will it go straight through so I don't absorb it?

No: There are a variety of laxatives that work in different ways, but in general taking a laxative with food won't stop it from working. (btw, not every medication for constipation needs to be absorbed in order for it to work). In general it's a good idea to try not to take laxatives on a frequent/regular basis; instead try to achieve regular bm's through a high fiber, high water diet. ...Read more

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In a mans body after masturbation will all the nutrients and calories through previous meals be lost through ejaculation?

In a mans body after masturbation will all the nutrients and calories through previous meals be lost through ejaculation?

No: Fortunately, evacuation does not cause nutrients to flow out of the body, although it might be a very popular weight loss plan if it did so. ...Read more

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In a mans body after masturbation will all the nutrients and calories through previous meals be lost through ejaculation?

In a mans body after masturbation will all the nutrients and calories through previous meals be lost through ejaculation?

Same as sex: Any material produced by the body requires the expenditure of energy & use of materials. Self sex produces the same loss that regular partner sex would have. The idea that "all" would be lost is a bit of a stretch. It accounts for very little in the bodies workday. ...Read more

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Does your body stop burning calories during nighttime hours? I am a 48 year old female who works 11:30pm to 7:30am and am concerned about maintaining my weight loss. I was told to eat my meals throughout the day as I had before, regardless that I would b

Does your body stop burning calories during nighttime hours? I am a 48 year old female who works 11:30pm to 7:30am and am concerned about maintaining my weight loss. I was told to eat my meals throughout the day as I had before, regardless that I would b

Hello.: Hello. Your body continues to burn calories while you sleep. The more you weigh, the more calories you burn. You don't burn as many calories sleeping as you do when you are up and about. I think what the one person may have been suggesting is that if you eat a full meal right before you go to sleep, you are not burning calories as rapidly and the food gets converted to sugar. ...Read more

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Should u always walk after eating or your insulin can work well when you are relaxed? What does sleeping after a meal does to your body?

Should u always walk after eating or your insulin can work well when you are relaxed? What does sleeping after a meal does to your body?

Exercise: Exercise improves the body's response to insulin.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I know eating fast food over time can clog arteries, but can McDonalds -trigger- a heart attack? Like immediately after a meal?

I know eating fast food over time can clog arteries, but can McDonalds -trigger- a heart attack? Like immediately after a meal?

DIET: There is no one meal that I can "trigger" a heart attack. A heart attack is the result of an acute blockage in one or more coronary artery's. This can either occur over time due to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, or more acutely from things like cocaine use or coronary artery aneurysm/dissection. McDonald's food certainly increases your heart attack risk! ...Read more

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How can I find out how many calories my meal is?

How can I find out how many calories my meal is?

Calories per meal: You can get calorie counting books to look this up, or if you have a computer you can goggle it and find your answers. ...Read more

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Is a 700 calorie meal too much?

Is a 700 calorie meal too much?

Depends: This is one meal. What are you eating the rest of the day. You want your calorie intake to be about 2800 calories per day. You must also exercise daily ...Read more

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What causes throwing out after a meal?

What causes throwing out after a meal?

Vomitting: Throwing up after a meal can be caused by a variety of things. Viral infections, anxiety, pregnancy, bad reflux, gallbladder issues, etc. Its really a multifactoral problem that requires more history on your part to give a better answer. ...Read more

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Should I exercise before or after a meal?

Should I exercise before or after a meal?

Wait: Don't exercise immediately after a meal as blood supply is directed toward the digestive tract and away from muscles. It's best to allow your stomach to fully empty before exercising. Remember when your mother told you not to go swimming after a meal as you can get severe muscle cramps? ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat a 300 calorie meal every two hours?

Is it okay to eat a 300 calorie meal every two hours?

Assuming: A 12 hour day, that would give you 3600 calories, the calorie intake of a stevedore. Unless you are a full time athlete it is too much and I would expect you to gain weight, depending on the quality of the food. ...Read more

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How many hours after a meal is optimal for exercising?

How many hours after a meal is optimal for exercising?

One?: That is lately dependent on what you eat and your metabolism. Of you have a "light" meal and typically have no issue with digestion and metabolism I would wait about an hour. ...Read more

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Could you give me a 5-day 1500 calorie diet meal plan.?

Could you give me a 5-day 1500 calorie diet meal plan.?

See below: There are multiple Meal plans on our webpage@wwwweighstation. Net. Feel free to use any of them there included in each of our newsletters. It's not so much the calories is what makes up the calories. I hope this helps you. ...Read more

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How to figure out how many calories in for mcdonalds meal?

How to figure out how many calories in for mcdonalds meal?

McDonald's Website: The McDonald's website has all the nutritional information for their food. Just float over an item and the calories and other useful information pops up. ...Read more

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What meal plans for a 500 calorie a day diet actually work?

What meal plans for a 500 calorie a day diet actually work?

See details: A 500 calorie a day diet is too severe. You do not need to starve yourself but fish and vegetables should be the main components with grains and some fresh fruit. ...Read more

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Is it considered unhealthy to eat a 500 calorie meal for lunch?

Is it considered unhealthy to eat a 500 calorie meal for lunch?

500 cal lunch.: Two points to make here. (1) a 500 calorie lunch is fine in the context of the nutritional recommendation that one eats 5-6 small meals daily to optimize digestion and calorie utilization - as such all meals can be rather small. (2) your lunch should be comprised of good stuff - lean proteins, complex carbohydrates and fiber - not 500 calories of junk, of course. ...Read more

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What to do if I am on diet and could someone give me a 750-900 calorie meal plan?

Not healthy: Too few calories- In general the amount of calories you are suggesting would be too low to sustain a weight loss over time. Your body may go into starvation mode and decrease its metabolism cause its not getting enough calories. I suggest more calories- with 20% as protein, 60% as complex carbohydrates from fruits and vegetables, whole grains and legumes. 20% as healthy fats from nuts, seeds, etc ...Read more

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What's good and healthy meals that keeps my calories for a day to 1200 calories or less?

What's good and healthy meals that keeps my calories for a day to 1200 calories or less?

Healthy Meals: I admire you for your concern for Health.
Good Healthy meal is to be Balanced with Protein, Fat, Carbohydrates, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants.
It can include
Quinoa, Whole grain bread, Beans, Lentils, Soy Bean preparations like Tofu, Edemame, Soy milk, Almond milk, Rice milk, Nuts, Vegetables, Fruits and Berries.
See a Physician about 1200 calories/ day or less intake, benefits and risks ...Read more

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If you eat balanced and portioned meals without counting calories, will you gain weight?

If you eat balanced and portioned meals without counting calories, will you gain weight?

Depends: If eat more calories then you body requires you will gain weight. However with exercise and healthy diet you are more likely to consume less and hence maintain a good weight. I do not recommend counting calories because it is tedious and stressful. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a problem not feeling satisfied after a meal. Any suggestions?

What should I do if I have a problem not feeling satisfied after a meal. Any suggestions?

Satiety & nausea: The perceptions of satiety (fullness after eating) & nausea are complex processes that involve brain, stomach, hormones, & food composition. Is eating disorder or ulcer possible, or do you have altered gut motility due to neurologic &/or structural problems of stomach & surrounding organs, small bowel problems, & even an issue involving the emesis center of the brain? Your problem deserves eval. ...Read more

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How many calories should I eat on my cheat meal if I'm an endomorph and I workout everyday?

How many calories should I eat on my cheat meal if I'm an endomorph and I workout everyday?

Calorie-counter app: Hard to answer your question without knowing your height, weight & activity level. Also, I don't know if you're trying to lose or maintain weight. I would first recommend you set your goal - you can use an online resource, dietitian or personal trainer - & then use a Calorie-counter app (I personally use "Lose It! ") to monitor & help stay on track. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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If I have a meal full of calories then I have diarrhoea does that mean I haven't consumed those calories?

If I have a meal full of calories then I have diarrhoea does that mean I haven't consumed those calories?

Gastro-colic reflux: The "diarrhea" you passed after consuming your meal is not likely to be the food you just ate. At issue is the "gastro-colic reflux" which stimulates colon emptying after stomach distension. Normal bowel frequency varies from 3 movements/ day to one movement every 3 to 4 days. Stool consistency, measured by bristol stool scale, varies from normal (4), hard (1-3), soft (5-7). ...Read more