# Top 30 Doctor insights on: How Many Calories Does A Baby Burn When They Sleep

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## 1 How to find out how many calories does sleep burn an hour?

Depends On Weight: During sleep, a person's weight and the number of hours he/she sleeps determine how many calories are burned. Normally, a person burns about 0.42 calories for every pound in one hour of sleep. For instance, a 150 lb. Person burns about 63 calories in one hour. If this person sleeps for eight hours total, he/she burns 504 calories for the whole duration. Rates vary with muscle mass and metabolism. ...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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## 2 How many calories can I burn during 9 hrs of sleep if I am 115lbs, female, 5foot 6?

Calories burned: You are making me do math this early in the morning! . (: you burn about 0.42 calories per pound per hour. So at a weight of 114 pounds you are burning 47.88 calories per hour (roughly speaking). Multiply that by 8 hours & you are burning about 333 calories per night. If you have a really high muscle mass - then you are likely burning more than that. ...Read more

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## 3 Can you burn calories in your sleep?

Yes, you do: Burn calories while sleeping -but not a lot. **

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## 4 How can you burn calories when you sleep?

Cells...: The cells in your body require energy for you to just rest. Their activities constitute your basal metabolic activity, which is energy you burn just living without doing anything. ...Read more

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## 5 How can you exactly burn calories in your sleep?

Living=calories: We all burn calories all the time (as long as we stay alive)

we do burn more calories with activity

it's not possible to do something differently so that you increase the calories you burn in your sleep (other than having restless sleep, which is not healthy)

i hope this helps! ...Read more

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## 6 How many calories do you burn sleeping/lying down?

Depends on: this depends on the person's level of physical or nonphysical activity is impacted by your weight, age, sex, metabolism and the environment. Different people have different calories burned each day. During sleep the number of calories burned is 0.42 cal for every pound per hour. For 150 pound person it is 63 calories in one hour. ...Read more

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## 7 What is the latest time I should eat dinner?? I would like to burn off calories before I sleep, not just consume cal then sleep

5 hours before bed: In order to effectively lose weight you should avoid eating late at night. Eating a late, heavy meal taxes your digestive system. You will thus not be able to sleep as well, making a hormone called ghrelin to be released. High ghrelin levels will cause you to feel hungry. Light dinner and plenty of sleep will cause your body to release a hormone called leptin. Leptin causes you to feel satisfied. ...Read more

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## 8 Does sleeping with ankle weights burn calories?

I think not: Sorry. Not unless you had restless leg syndrome and were moving those feet all around. ...Read more

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## 9 How many calories does an average teen burn while sleeping 7-8 hrs??

Burn cals. Sleeping: If you sleep seven hours a day and weigh 110 pounds, you can expect to burn approximately 314.3 calories, according to Discovery Health. If you weigh 150 pounds or 200 pounds, you will work off an estimated 428.6 calories or 571.4 calories, respectively, in that same seven-hour stretch. ...Read more

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## 10 Currently eating 1100 calories/day burning 350/day to lose weight from hypothyroidism. Now my sleep is disturbed due to hunger. Any suggestions?

Starvation: Starvation diets do not work. They actually harm your body, your metabolism and lead to more difficult weight troubles in the long run. You should eat at least 1500 calories day. I like that you are exercising and burning off the excess sugars or fat. Keep it up. ...Read more

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## 11 Can a 10 yr. Old weighing 104 pounds burn calories sleeping? If so, how many?

Burn rate: Fitness references list the burn rate as. 42 cal/lb/hr. For a 104 lb person this calculates to 43.68 cal/hr. This is really an approximation. The body composition will influence the actual rate. Someone at 104 lb that has 20 lb of body fat, which is relatively low in calorie consumption, burns slower than someone with 10 lb of body fat. ...Read more

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## 12 Does sleeping in a cold room burn calories? Can it also make us lose muscle mass?

Calories burned: You burn small amount of calories when you sleep. Less than when you exert yourself or are awake. Unless you are actively shivering you won't likely burn more calories in a cold room than in a regular room. You generally burn more calories in a warm environment. If you don't actively use your muscles you will lose muscle mass. Best way to burn calories and maintain muscle mass is exercise ...Read more

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## 13 My 10wk old baby has started sleeping 6-7 hours at night. I'm worried if she's getting enough calories (bottle-fed). What can I do to ensure she's ok?

Enjoy the sleep!: This is a normal age to start sleeping longer at night. Offer your baby a bottle every 2-4 hours during the day, sooner if she demands it. As long she has lots of wet diapers, is pooping regularly and seems satisfied, then she is likely getting enough. Take her for her regular checkups with the doctor, where she will monitor the baby's weight. Http://www. Webmd. Com/parenting/baby/tc/bottle-feeding-what-is-expected ...Read more

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## 14 Is it ok to let my 2month old baby sleep through 6hrs at night without a nighttime feed if she doesn't wake herself? Will she still get enough calories?

Probably fine,: As long as she is gaining weight well up to this point. Most babies to sleep longer stretches after about 6-8weeks of age and after they reach 10lbs. As long as she has a good appetite the rest of the day and is making plenty of wet diapers, I'm sure she is fine. Enjoy the extra sleep! Make sure you let her doctor know she is sleeping well and they will check her weight at her next well check. ...Read more

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## 15 Trying too loose 85 lbs of gained baby weight. How many calories do I burn caring for her all day & how can I easily loose this stubborn 85 lbs :- (?

Dought baby care: Enough! Need diet ; exercise program!

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## 16 My 3 month baby is using a premature nipple for feeding. Is it true if they take more than 15min to eat they r burning more calories than getting?

Bottle feed: The premature nipple had smaller opening so small flow. You can try a bigger one for him. ...Read more

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## 17 How many calories do I burn if I nurse 4 times a days each breast 30 minutes? My baby is 70 days old and am 33 years old

Approx. 500/day: About 500/day while your baby is exclusively breastfed (no formula, no solids). But, to meet this energy need, the institute of medicine recommends eating 500 calories extra a day. It is important that the calories come from nutritious foods, especially meat-type foods for protein and iron and dairy products for calcium. Breastfeeding mothers can usually lose 1 to 4 pounds per month. ...Read more

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## 18 Loam feeding my 70 days old baby breast feed 70% percents and formula 30%. Do I burn calories? I feel so tired I don't eat a lot or more than usual

Yes. 300-500 Kcal: Your body requires from 300-500 calories a day to produce the equivalent of 3 bottles of formula a day. Also, you may not be getting enough rest or fluids, there are more demands on you time and responsibilities. Postpartum depression can also present with fatigue. Don't be shy with discussing your feelings with your doctor. ...Read more

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## 19 Which burns more calories biking or jogging?

Probably biking: There are calculators available on the internet to help you figure out how many calories you burn with different activities based on your weight, such as this one from healthstatus:
http://www. Healthstatus. Com/calculate/cbc
you can directly compare activities. ...Read more

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## 20 What is a home workout that burns lots of calories?

Time and effort: Building muscle is what counts. No short cuts for good results. ...Read more

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Running: Running, cross country skiing, aerobics, activities where one is moving their body weight through space for a prolonged time at a good pace ...Read more

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## 22 When I woke in the middle of sleep my feets start burning?

RLS: You may have restless leg syndrome. Check with your doctor for help. ...Read more

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## 23 Am I burning a lot of calories by doing basketball training?

Yes: Depending on the duration and intensity of the type of basketball play, it remains one of the most effective sports to play for loss of calories per hour. Enjoy and go shockers! ...Read more

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## 24 Would it be safe for a teen to be burning 1000 calories a day?

Depends: A 14 year old is probably burning more than 2000 depending on activity level. Check with your pediatrician about the child's position on growth chart and how active/slothful they are. If they are morbidly obese then diet should be considered. ...Read more

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## 25 I am puzzled about how many calories my body burns on its own?

BMR: BMR basal metabolic rate is the amount of calories that are burned to keep the body functioning, this varies depending on size and muscle mass, may range from 1200 kcal to over 2000kcal depending on the individual ...Read more

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## 26 What is the amount of calories am I burning per mile while cycling?

How fast?: Numerous factors are involved most important speed, weight and fitness level and quality of bicycle. ...Read more

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## 27 Is eating 2000 calories and burning 500 through exercise the same thing as eating 1500 calories?

Calories: Mostly the same but depends on what your goal is. ...Read more

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## 28 How much calories can cycling burn?

Exercise: Unfortunately there are way too many variables to give you any valid answer. But, cycling is a very good exercise for health! ...Read more

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## 30 How many calories burn to lose a pound?

3.500: It will take about 3.500 calories to burn a pound of fat. ...Read more

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