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How many calories/day should you eat while pregnant?

How many calories/day should you eat while pregnant?

Depends: Depending on your pre pregnancy rate a good starting point would be 2000-2200. This needs to be individualized. But going on a diet is never a good idea. ...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 should I eat in a day i weigh 191lbs.?

How many calories should I eat in a day i weigh 191lbs.?

It depends on BMR: It depends on your bmr, that is the number of calories you burn daily with your daily activities.And that is the number of calories you need to replace by eating and drinking you can find the formula on line how to calculate your BMR from the web bmr(basal metabolic rate)is the calories your body needs if there is no activity.If you add cals burnt by activity, it gives you the number calories/day. ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories do I eat a day when i burn 500 calories five times a day during exercise?

How to find out how many calories do I eat a day when i burn 500 calories five times a day during exercise?

Depends: What do you want to accomplish? Do you want to gain weight than you need to ear more calories than you burn. On the other hand, if you want to loose weight, than the opposite is true. Figure out you bmi and then go from there. ...Read more

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How much calories should I have a day in pregnancy?

How much calories should I have a day in pregnancy?

2500: 2500. You only need 500 more calories a day when you are pregnant than what you need when you are not pregnant. Remember, it is important to continue to "keep it moving" while you are pregnant. You are not eating for two, you are eating for one, so you need to remember to be healthy. ...Read more

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How many calories should I be eating a day if I want to lose weight?

How many calories should I be eating a day if I want to lose weight?

Calories WrongIssue;: measured in a Calorie Meter: http://goo.gl/i20nOZ. Study: http://goo.gl/RPGWXs & (to understand why carbohydrates drive obesity) http://goo.gl/Syte0r. Study: http://goo.gl/DKvdSI, http://goo.gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo.gl/gGXn9f, http://goo.gl/cypKOp, http://nusi.org, http://goo.gl/XjgiP6, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ, http://goo.gl/LG8tKl, http://goo.gl/JH8XBX & http://goo.gl/ubDC9h for better understanding. ...Read more

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How many calories should I eat if i work out to zumba twice a day?

How many calories should I eat if i work out to zumba twice a day?

Ask your doctor: I think loseit would be a great app to download and help you with the proper amount of calories. You can record exercise, foods and get reports about fats, carbohydrates and protein. ...Read more

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How many calories should I be eating a day if i want to gain weight?

How many calories should I be eating a day if i want to gain weight?

Excess of need: Put olive oil or butter or coconut oil on everything you eat. This will add a whole bunch of healthy calories to your dietdo resistance training to build muscle. ...Read more

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How many calories should I burn a day if im eating 1800 calories a day?

How many calories should I burn a day if im eating 1800 calories a day?

More information: Goal gain loose or maintain height weight gender. With the above information could approach reasonable answer. Could also add life style sedentary modest exercise or more.. ...Read more

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How many baby carrots should I eat a day?

How many baby carrots should I eat a day?

Unlimited: Carrots are a good source of vitamin a but if you eat too many you may turn your skin temporarily and harmlessly yellow. This is called "carotenemia" again harmless but esthetically unappealing. ...Read more

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If i eat 1200 calories a day how many should I try to burn?

If i eat 1200  calories a day how many should I try to burn?

Let your weight dict: Your weight is good guide. If your weight is normal and stable then keep doing what you normally do. Most people will lose weight on 1200 calories. But if you want to do some regular exercise(which you should do as it is good for your health), then you may need to eat a bit more unless you are overweight. ...Read more

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If I run for an hour everyday, will that help me lose fat? How many calories should I eat everyday? Should I exercise more or should I eat less??

If I run for an hour everyday, will that help me lose fat? How many calories should I eat everyday? Should I exercise more or should I eat less??

Secret to losing: What most people do not realize is that weight loss is about 80% diet and 20% exercise,etc. Of course running for an hour will help utilize calories you have ingested but realize at most, 100 calories are burned per mile. Eating less is not the answer, but rather, it is the quality of your food that makes a difference in addition to timing. See a nutritionist who knows functional nutrition. ...Read more

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If I'm trying to lose weight while working out 5 days a week and breastfeeding, how many calories should I consume per day?

If I'm trying to lose weight while working out 5 days a week and breastfeeding, how many calories should I consume per day?

1500 kcals: you should lose weight on 1500 kcals a day. Walk 10k steps a day and track your water and fruit/veggie intake. You didn't mention how old the baby is, but as she grows you should really start losing weight especially when baby hits the six month mark. Try and sleep when you can. Here is a physician developed and tested health tracker to try www.personalmedicineplus.com put in " hodg" for the code ...Read more

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How many calories should i eat a day ?

How many calories should i eat a day 
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Depends: Your ideal calorie intake depends upon your current weight and height as well as your level of physical exercise or exertion. If you're obese and inactive, 1200 cals may suffice. If you're extremely physically active or very underweight, 3000 to 4000 cals may be recommended. If you're having any weight problems, have a consultation with a registered dietitian who will counsel you properly. ...Read more

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How many calories should I eat a day if i'm trying to gain weight?

How many calories should I eat a day if i'm trying to gain weight?

Difficult to Say: There is not enough information to guide you. What is your weight currently? Are you male or female? How tall are you? Are you very active or pretty inactive? Do you have chronic illnesses? All of these factors & many others come into play. Webmd and many other sites have calorie calculators that ask a variety of questions and can give a goal for each day. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i eat 1500-1600 calories everday for a week, with regular exercise, how many calories can I eat for a cheat day?

Can you tell me if i eat 1500-1600 calories everday for a week, with regular exercise, how many calories can I eat for a cheat day?

Lets review your que: There should never be a cheat day in your diet plan. If you right, you may have cheat items everyday, if planned for. It takes 1500 calories in deficit to loose 1 pound of weight. 1500-1600 calories seems a bit low for a male. How much do you weigh? what is your weight loss goal? It is safer and better if you plan on a 1/2-1 lb weight loss per week. They're out fitness apps on the web that you ca ...Read more

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How many meals should I eat a day if I want to lose weight?

How many meals should I eat a day if I want to lose weight?

Wrong question: The number of meals does not matter, is the total calories you consume. By taking in fewer calories than you need, you will lose weight. Rough formula-weight in pounds x 10= number of calories needed per day. By decreasing your intake by 500 cal/day you can lose 1 pound per week. ...Read more

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I am 401 pounds.I am trying to lose weight.How long should I exercise.And how much water should drink?And how much calories should I be eating a day?

I am 401 pounds.I am trying to lose weight.How long should I exercise.And how much water should drink?And how much calories should I be eating a day?

Do nothing, to start: A 400 pounder is morbid and dangerously obesity. Genetics, emotional trauma usually when young, and a fat encouraging culture are among he causes.The disease affects heart, glandular, musculoskeletal and othe organs. Adversely affect the glandular system, heart, musculoskeletal and other organs. U need a comprehensive medically supervised program. (500 calories less per day = 1 lb wt loss/wk). ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more