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How many calories do I need to burn to lose just one pound?

How many calories do I need to burn to lose just one pound?

3500 calories: You have to cut down 3500 calories in your diet to loose one pound if you cut down 500 calories per day, you will loose 1 pound in on week, and approx 4 lbs in a month. ...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 calories do I need to lose weight?

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How many calories do I need to lose weight?

Burn more than eat: Overall it comes down to how much you consume. You should burn more than that. There are programs (try looking them up online) that can count your calories for you. And some that will estimate how many you burn from certain activities. They aren't perfect but can be good estimates. Eat healthy and don't over eat. Avoid junk food including soda and alcohol. ...Read more

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How many calories a day do I have to maintain to lose weight?

How many calories a day do I have to maintain to lose weight?

Dieting: Calories: It is thought that about 1200 to 1500 calories/day is a good safe and healthy approach to dieting. Weight watchers has a great program that tries to get to this place in the daily caloric intake. ...Read more

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As a concerned wife i need to know how many calories burn to lose weight?

As a concerned wife i need to know how many calories burn to lose weight?

3500 calories per lb: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories do you have to burn to lose 1 pound of fat?

How to find out how many calories do you have to burn to lose 1 pound of fat?

To lose 1 lb weight: ... You have to burn 3500 more calories than you take in. ...Read more

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How many calories do yo have to burn to lose one pound?

How many calories do yo have to burn to lose one pound?

~3500: The average person probably burns about 100 calories for every mile run.That means you'd have to run about 30-35 miles to drop a pound.On the other hand, eliminating one regular coke a day for a year will help you lose 15 lbs.Although exercising is important, cleaning up the diet is a quicker way to lose weight.Often we focus to much on increasing the exercise when we should focus more on the diet. ...Read more

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Do i need to burn more calories then i eat to lose weight?

Yes: It's simple math. Your weight is controlled by total calories. Eat 3500 more than you burn off and your body will store those as weight. Burn off 3500 that you don't eat and your body will break down one pound of fat to provide those calories for your metabolism. It's not rocket science. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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How calories do I need to lose weight?

How calories do I need to lose weight?

Diet and exercise: We would need to know your height, and also it would be beneficial to know your current activity level as well. But for an example let us say you are 5'5" and currently sedentary (no regular exercise). Your basal metabolic rate would be 1, 433calories per day which is the number of calories your body burns at rest. Your daily calorie needs would be 1, 720. Eat less than that & exercise more! ...Read more

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How many calories should I burn daily to lose weight?

How many calories should I burn daily to lose weight?

Depends: It depends on your height and weight. For a reliable source of information about using calories to lose weight see http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/calories/wt00011. However, losing weight is not just about calories because there are healthy and unhealthy ways to lose weight. If you eat healthy foods like vegetables, calories become less important to weight loss. Exercise is also important. ...Read more

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How many carbohydrates do I need to consume per day to lose weight?

How many carbohydrates do I need to consume per day to lose weight?

It varies: There is no magic number of carbohydrates per day needed to lose weight. Instead focus on eating small frequent meals with a mixture of nutrients at each meal. Your carb choices should be healthy carbs--whole grains especially-- and as a general rule should make up about one quarter to one third of your plate. ...Read more

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I know a pound is 3500 calories. How much walking or running do I have to do to lose those calories?

I know a pound is 3500 calories. How much walking or running do I have to do to lose those calories?

Here is the formula.: Walking for one mile can burn about 70-80 calories. So you will need to walk about 2-3 miles daily, for 5 days of each week to lose one pound of weight in 3-4 weeks time. This is a comfortable way of doing it. If you run or jog, you can burn more fat depending on the speed and duration of exercise. But you have to work hard to lose a pound of fat from yr body. But it can be done with persistence! ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories do you burn a day naturally?

How to find out how many calories do you burn a day naturally?

It's on everage 1800: Energy required for normal function of human body is roughly equal to 1400-2500 cal/day. It depends on many factors including age, gender, level of your activity. Daily tasks that we are usually involved in are not design to burn much calories. The real utilization of reserve energy starts with heart rate going up to resume the task. ...Read more

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Will i need to burn off all the calories i eat in order to lose weight?

Will i need to burn off all the calories i eat in order to lose weight?

Yes: A basic tenant in weight loss, particularly regarding calories is to eat less than you burn. There are potentially other issues that could be considered but for simplicity sake this is the basis of weight loss. For those who still don't lose with simple calorie restriction, other issues need to be considered. This is where a nutritionally oriented physician or clinical nutritionist may help. ...Read more

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How much will i need to exercise to ensure i lose 1 pound a day?

How much will i need to exercise to ensure i lose 1 pound a day?

Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more