Doctor insights on:
How To Count Calories Do You Count Calories From Fat
Caloric value: Carbs and protein provide 4kcal (just consider these calories) per gram. Fat contains 9 calories per gram. But for watching your weight, one must consider the magic of insulin. It stores fat - big time! so keep Insulin low by avoiding sweets and starches. Use green veggies as a sole source of carbohydrates to optimize your weight. It doesn't get any simpler or more successful than that. ...Read more
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
Rather than actually: counting - it might be easier just to seek balance in your food intake. ...Read more
There are 9: calories per gram of fat.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not necessary: Monitoring your weight regualrly is an easier way to control your weight than counting calories. All you have to do is set a goal of losing about 1 or 2 pounds per week and adjust your eating down till you achieve your set goal for your weight. Besides eating less you should exercise daily and burn 100 to 200 calories a day which takes about 30-45 minutes of moderate exercise like brisk walking. ...Read more
It is possible: Nutritional value(calories) off nearly all food items is available on the internet(just google nutritional value of the food item of interest). Burning calories can be estimated but it is harder. Some of the machines give you this information. But if you use walking as an exercise , the rate of burning calories is about 100 calories per mile walked(this is about 2200 steps on a pedometer). ...Read more
To lose 1 lb weight: ... You have to burn 3500 more calories than you take in. ...Read more
Calories are the: Deciding factor. You can't specifically get rid of lower abdominal fat by spot reducing. If you lose weight a portion of that weight loss will reduce abdominal fat. Additionally, core toning exercises will help you stand more erect & improve your appearance. To lose weight keep up your physical activity and ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. No matter what ads promise –. ...Read more
If you do not eat your total calorie intake (i am calculated the amount i need to eat in order to lose weight but eat 400 cal less) will you gain?
Weight loss: No. Weight is determined by calories consumed minus calories burned. ...Read more
Hoping you can tell me, is regular calorie just energy and a fat calorie calories used to burn stored fat?
No: All excess calories can be turned into fat by the body. ...Read more
Yes: All calories matter. Body can convert carbohydrate and protein into fat. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more
Absurd Goal: Unless you have been directed to lose weight this rapidly by a physician, would encourage you aim for a rate of loss of 2 or less pounds per week. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / ...Read more
When trying to lose weight and you are counting calories should the overall calorie intake matter Or just the net. Intake after burning calories?
Both: (cannot answer on your particular health, but...) 1) weight change is from net calorie loss. Type of food intake irrelevant, calories in versus calories out. 2)BUT! much/most of the weight loss will be from MUSCLE (bad) unless exercise goes along with the dieting. Exercise without dieting has a LOUSY success record on weight loss. Track both net loss and intake/exercise. Do Both diet and exercise ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So i'm curious if i burn 1600 calories per day, how many calories should I consume in order to lose weight?
Less than you burn: Less than 1, 600 calories.Get a more detailed answer ›
If 3500 cal =1lb and you need to eat like 1800 calories to get that energy how do you lose weight?1800-300cal(exercise)=
1500.Just need clarification.
To lose weight alone: you need 2 decrease caloric intake. A well balanced diet can do this. If you add an exercise program that includes cardio 1 day & a weight lifting on 2nd day and so on you will lose weight, but a program that includes hard work outs,while you lose fat you will gain muscle mass & strength & look more fit. But muscle is heavier than fat so weight loss may B negated, but you will look much better. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How to count calories from home cooked meals?
- How do you count a period cycle?
- How do you count your menstrual cycle?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Why do you subtract the dietary fiber from the carb count?
- What day do you count your period from?
- Do you count your period from the last day?
- Do you count your period from first day or last?
- How many calories do you lose from smoking a spliff?