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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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Are pickles on the Atkins diet list of unlimited foods to eat?

Are pickles on the Atkins diet list of unlimited foods to eat?

Check web-site: I don't have info on the atkins diet, since i don't find it of any use. Check w/a registered dietitian and get support from weight watchers or other quality programs. Eat less and exercise more. It's the only way. ...Read more

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What's the difference of overeating sugary/fatty foods and overeating healthy foods with same amoutn of calories?

What's the difference of overeating sugary/fatty foods and overeating healthy foods with same amoutn of calories?

Metabolism: Not all calories are created equal. The body metabolizes high sugar foods, including alcohol, very quickly into fat if these calories are not needed to sustain physical exercise. Most of us do not burn the amount of calories we eat. Unless we are in control of our eating. Do replace your junk food with healthy foods with the same # of calories. See for yourself. I bet you will lose some lbs. ...Read more

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What are some of the statistics of eating fast food compared to healthy food?

What are some of the statistics of eating fast food compared to healthy food?

Too High: About 1 in 4 people eat fast food every day (https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-american-eating-habits). American children now get about one quarter of their total vegetable servings in the form of potato chips and French fries. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/americans-are-obsessed-with-fast-food-the-dark-side-of-the-all-american-meal/ ...Read more

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What number of calories are in 3 tablespoons of flaxseeds?

What number of calories are in 3 tablespoons of flaxseeds?

Flaxseed: There are 13.4 calories in one ground teaspoon of flaxseeds & 18.2 calories in one tablespoon. ...Read more

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How many calories are there in the paleolithic diet?

How many calories are there in the paleolithic diet?

Calorie intake isn't: Dictated. Paleolithic diet reflects the life of paleolithic (stone age) forager- hunters. The assertion is that man's body has not acclimatized to diets that are heavily impacted by industrialization ; crop cultivation. Diet incorporates meats, fish, fruits, nuts ; vegetables w attempts to avoid processed ; junk foods as well grains. ...Read more

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What is the difference in the nutritional content of fast food compared to healthy food?

What is the difference in the nutritional content of fast food compared to healthy food?

Fast food: too many calories, too much fat, too much salt, not enough potassium to mention a few. You can go to say McDonald's web site and see all the details on what is in everything they serve. ...Read more

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How many calories and fat are there in a plate of salad from pizza hut with low calorie mayonnaise?

How many calories and fat are there in a plate of salad from pizza hut with low calorie mayonnaise?

It depends: Some people are notorious for adding condiments to their salad. Caloric amounts vary from 300 kcal to close to 2000 kcal. ...Read more

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How many calories are there in one pint of vegetable chow mein?

How many calories are there in one pint of vegetable chow mein?

390 cal/ 8 ounces: According to http://calorielab.Com, panda express vegetable chow mein has about about 390 calories per 8 ounce serving. ...Read more

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Some food are less in carbohydrate and high in calories. Some others high in calories and less of carbohydrates. For weight loss what to choose?

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Some food are less in carbohydrate and high in calories. Some others high in calories and less of carbohydrates. For weight loss what to choose?

Whole foods: AJ, In general, the best foods to eat are whole, unprocessed foods. To lose weight, avoid all processed foods, snacks, oils, and sugar, and eat foods like they grow in nature. I personally like to avoid animal products. They are calorie and fat heavy, and don't promote weight loss well. Finally, don't forget physical activity! Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How many calories are in a serving of mashed potatoes?

How many calories are in a serving of mashed potatoes?

118.5: According to http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com/nutrition-facts-calories - a half cup of red skinned mashed potatoes made with fat free milk is about 118.5 calories. This is without added gravy or butter. ...Read more

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Can nutrition labels list all the vitamins and minerals contained in the food?

Can nutrition labels list all the vitamins and minerals contained in the food?

Probably not: The labels will cover anything required by law and contents that the manufacturer thinks will be an inducement to purchase the product. That leaves a lot of room for other ingredients, preservatives, etc. Testing is rare in this arena by independent laboratories. The buyer must beware. ...Read more

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How many calories and grams of fat are there in pan cooked chicken breasts?

How many calories and grams of fat are there in pan cooked chicken breasts?

Depends: Depends if the chicken has the skin or is skinless. Cooked in oil, type of oil, butter, etc. Generally, how a food is cooked, and what it's cooked with may have a significant affect on the number of calories, etc. ...Read more

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What are the healthiest fruits, in terms of nutrient content?

What are the healthiest fruits, in terms of nutrient content?

Fruits: Kiwi is a great source of vit C and fiber. Bananas and strawberries are rich in potassium. Make sure you include a variety of fruits in your diet to make sure you have good nutritional balance. It's not about a single fruit or vegetable, as with everything you need variety and moderation. ...Read more

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How many grams of carbohydrates are in whole wheat bread?

12- 20 grams: Anywhere from 12-20 grams of carbohydrates depending on the brand of whole wheat bread. ...Read more

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Is there a safe number of calories for kids on the gluten-free casein-free diet?

Is there a safe number of calories for kids on the gluten-free casein-free diet?

Sure, same as others: Calorie intake depends on age, sex, activity. Same calorie intake as if not on a restricted diet. See a dietician, given the above restrictions, to make sure no deficiencies of vitamins and minerals occur. Can be done, but more challenging. The more restricted the diet, the easier for imbalance (old insight from hippocrates-still true). ...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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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