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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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Whatare the foods that have high calories?

Whatare the foods that have high calories?

Oils and fats: Oils and fats have higher calories. Proteins and carbs (starches, sugars) have lower calories than oils and fats have. More importantly is the amount of food one eats. For example, eating 12 ounces of protein has more calories than eating 3 ounces of fats. One must also consider the nutritional value of the foods (but that's another story). ...Read more

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Why are foods like oreos so high in calories?

Why are foods like oreos so high in calories?

Calorie choices: When some people have specific energy needs but can't tolerate a lot of volume, or just want a splurge, high calorie foods have a place. However the average food shopper needs to daily balance making healthy food choices with food taste & texture preferences. Some restaurants/companies cater to consumers who enjoy fatty, greasy foods. Exercise your consumer "vote" instead by making healthy choices. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food are highest in calories?

Please suggest what food are highest in calories?

Calorie calculations: Anything with a high fat content. Calories are calculated by multiplying carb grams by 4, protein grams by 4 and fat grams by 9 and add all 3 together to get total calories. ...Read more

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What foods are the healthiest / lowest in calories?

What foods are the healthiest / lowest in calories?

Veggies/fruits: Eating things from mother nature are always better than processed man made food. Eatnutrient rich, calorie low with plant based diets. Your proteins are beans, legumes, lentils, nuts/seeds, avocados. Your veggies should be alot of dark greens, followed by cruciferous veggies (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) and then everything else; fruits are great; water is awesome. ...Read more

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Is cooked food added calories when compare raw one?

Is cooked food added calories when compare raw one?

A Hot Subject: Yes,maybe.Harvard scientists found t the body uses more energy in digesting raw food than it does cooked food; that more of the energy available from raw food is lost to bacteria in our gut than is the case with cooked food, and that the body expends energy fighting off pathogens that are more prolific in raw food than in cooked.Who'd-a thunk?Also,strictly speaking hot food contains more calories. ...Read more

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What is the equivalent of 1500 calories on food diet?

What is the equivalent of 1500 calories on food diet?

Use calorie counter : You can get free calorie counter app to use, or down load a calorie counter and diet tracker.... Then you can research healthy choices to maintain your calorie intake to the desired state to lose weight... ...Read more

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I simply add calories information on the food or what?

I simply add calories information on the food or what?

Yes: If you are trying to manage your calorie intake, the answer is yes add up the calories for the foods you eat through the day and you can figure out how many calories you are eating in a day. There are many great online or app options for helping you do this if you exercise more and eat fewer calories, you will lose weight. Best wishes! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more