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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 much time will it take me to lose a hundred pounds?

How much time will it take me to lose a hundred pounds?

That depends on rate: of loss. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories does walking a mile burn?

How to find out how many calories does walking a mile burn?

How fast?: Numerous factors are involved most important speed, weight and fitness level try this calculator or search others on the net to get a figure http://www.Shapesense.Com/fitness-exercise/calculators/walking-calorie-burn-calculator.Aspx. ...Read more

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How long would it take to lose a hundred pounds?

How long would it take to lose a hundred pounds?

Think 9-15 months: Safe, sustained wt loss in assoc. W/some activity pgm, usually produces 1-2 lbs/wk wt loss (some start faster, but safe, lifestyle & diet change based pgm. Is usually 1-2/wk). So figure 50-ish weeks. You might pick up pace as lose & can be more active, or have plateaus. Should discuss w/your dr ideally for this big of a planned change. Definitely worth the effort, go for it! ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories does one hour of cardio burn?

How to find out how many calories does one hour of cardio burn?

Depends: Depending on what activity you are doing, cadence and resistance. (using arms and legs burns more). Body wt age and general fitness also impact. ...Read more

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How many calories does a pregnant person burn a day?

How many calories does a pregnant person burn a day?

It depends: It depends on how physically active the pregnant mother is during the day. Exercise will raise the number of calories burned. ...Read more

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How much time does it take an anorexic to lose weight?

How much time does it take an anorexic to lose weight?

That is variable: The person may have a reduced metabolic rate from starvation & thus may lose more slowly then anticipated. ...Read more

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How many times should I jump in a day to burn a certain amount of calories? Is it good to do in this way to burn calories?

How many times should I jump in a day to burn a certain amount of calories? Is it good to do in this way to burn calories?

10 Calories a Minute: Rope skipping can burn twice as many calories as jogging, and anywhere from 600 to 1,000 calories an hour (depending on your weight and the speed and intensity at which you're jumping). That means you'll burn, at minimum, 10 calories for every minute you can jump. If you like jumping, its a good exercise. Other ones just as good are using an elliptical trainer or jogging on an elevated treadmill. ...Read more

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How many sit ups does it take to burn 100 calories?

How many sit ups does it take to burn 100 calories?

Variable.: According to fitness partner a 150-lb. Person burns around 9 calories/ minute doing sit-ups. Doing 100 sit-ups will burn about 15 to 30 calories. So i think the math would figure out to around 330 to 700 sit ups depending on gender, weight, intensity etc. ...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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How many calories to you burn in a day?

How many calories to you burn in a day?

Too many variables: Too many variables to be precise. If your weight is stable then as many as you take in. ...Read more

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How many calories you burn a day?

How many calories you burn a day?

Variable: It depends on you size/ weight; activity level; amount of muscle etc. ...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 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

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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

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My weight is 148. How many calories I have to take every day to lose weight. How much I have to burn calories per day.

My weight is 148. How many calories I have to take every day to lose weight. How much I have to burn calories per day.

Need more info: Need your height to try to assess what you should weigh and to make an educated estimate of your caloric needs. ...Read more

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How much time will it take me to lose weight if I only have 400 calories a day?

How much time will it take me to lose weight if I only have 400 calories a day?

This plan is SURE to: backfire on you. You will throw your body into starvation mode. This will cause your metabolic rate to go down and for you to lose muscle mass. As soon as you start eating more normally - you weight go flying up. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to know how much to exercise to burn calories?

Is it possible for me to know how much to exercise to burn calories?

Discuss: You have a couple of options of professionals to consult. A dietician/nutritionist or personal trainers are able to provide this information. Hope this helps best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long it takes 1g of saturated fat take to burn off?

Can you tell me how long it takes 1g of saturated fat take to burn off?

9 calories: That depends on what type of physical activity you are doing and how long it takes you burn off 9 calories. ...Read more