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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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Per serving how many calories does mustard have?

Per serving how many calories does mustard  have?

Essentially none: It is the solution that the mustard powder is mixed with that carries the calories. Overall in the usual manner of using prepared mustard, there are very few calories to worry about. ...Read more

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What foodstuffs contain zero calories?

What foodstuffs contain zero calories?

Zero or neg. calorie: Zero or negative calorie foods don’t lack calories, but they require more calories to digest than are consumed. Some examples include lettuce, onions, peppers, radish, spinach, turnips, zucchini, garlic, cucumbers, dandelions, endive, asparagus, beet roots, green cabbage, cauliflower, celery, cress, leeks, green beans, grapefruits, cantaloupe, rhubarb & honeydew melon. ...Read more

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Grams of sugar per day to lose weight?

Grams of sugar per day to lose weight?

It isn't that simple: Look at junk carbs, sugar, fat, total calories ; physical activity. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more

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Does lemon water burn fat?

Does lemon water burn fat?

No, not unless . . .: Lemon water, or any flavored or unflavored water drink, with or without caffeine, will not "burn fat" unless the drink contains no sugar, and unless the drink substitutes for other snacks, meals, or drinks that do contain calories. On the other hand, using a couple of heavy jugs of lemon water as weights, to do lots of arm curls and other weight lifting exercises, will burn off some calories! ...Read more

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Is eating 50 calories of fruits and vegetables easier to burn then 50 calories of junk food?

Is eating 50 calories of fruits and vegetables easier to burn then 50 calories of junk food?

Yes: Absolutely! consider the consequences of your actions before you strap on the feed bag. While it’s okay to indulge at times, you can’t easily out-exercise a big mac. ...Read more

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Does lime juice nd water burn fat?

Does lime juice nd water burn fat?

Myths: Nope. This would be a false myth without any truth to it. ...Read more

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Green tea, fruits, veggies, shakes to lose weight, it's okay?

Green tea, fruits, veggies, shakes to lose weight, it's okay?

Great idea: Several of my physician colleagues have done this as they transition into a fitness-focused lifestyle that keeps the weight off. You'll want to ask your physician whether you should supplement protein and/or micronutrients while you're doing this. Remember that weight loss schemes will fail if you don't also increase your exercise habits. Best wshes. ...Read more

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Does one mug of green tea a day really burn an extra 70 calories everyday?

Does one mug of green tea a day really burn an extra 70 calories everyday?

No proof: The green tea will have no greater effect on burning calories that a glass of hot water each day. Green tea contains some natural; antioxidants but any other health benefits attributed to it are a myth. ...Read more

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Does eating or drinking ginger daily shed pounds, burn calories and burn fat too?

Does eating or drinking ginger daily shed pounds, burn calories and burn fat too?

No: People will try to sell all sorts of stuff by claiming it BURNS FAT. Of course, the stuff doesn't work. Avoid putting those gimmicky products into your body, and save your money. Weight loss happens when a person eats FEWER calories than she needs. Don't eat or drink sugar, or do it only rarely. Exercise burns fat, because fat is stored fuel... and muscles need fuel to work. ...Read more

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Drink baking soda water to lose weight?

Drink baking soda water to lose weight?

Weight loss food: Try to drink more water and eat more fruits and vegetables. Baking soda water does not cause weight loss. ...Read more

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Can honey, lemon juice, and water help you lose weight?

Can honey, lemon juice, and water help you lose weight?

Belly fat: Lemon juice and honey can help the gallbladder cleanse. Body fat is lost by increasing metabolism, and unfortunately you can not spot reduce. Ie you can not do abdominal exercise to loose abdominal fat. The fat is deposited and can be removed by weight loss. General rule, last place fat gained is the first to go and the the first place gained is the last to go. ...Read more

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Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

Green Tea & Obesity: Nope. Absolutely not. In fact in what you describe you have two obvious problems. Caffeine will never lead your body to lose weight. And, honey is sugar. Sugar leads to increasing weight and never to weight loss. The current fad for 'green tea' extract is just one in a long line of fraud. It is designed to take your money for the 'hope' that you do not need to do the work it takes to lose. ...Read more

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Can one veggie smoothie help lose weight?

Can one veggie smoothie help lose weight?

No: If you replace your high carb breakfasts with a low-carb veggie smoothie daily then perhaps that would help, but a single veggie smoothie will not help lose weight. ...Read more

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Is 1400 calories too many calories to lose weight?

Is 1400 calories too many calories to lose weight?

Most adults can: Lose weight with this calorie intake as long as calories burned exceed calories consumed. Rate of loss will be variable. ...Read more

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Will cold brew matcha green tea be more benificial than boiled?

Will cold brew matcha green tea be more benificial than boiled?

Tea: The boiling of tea water allows for quicker release of the tea nutrients. Cold brewing may be more beneficial due to less destruction of antioxidants, but is more timely and will not taste the same. ...Read more

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Are negative calories real?

Are negative calories real?

No, Neg Energy?: A calorie is a unit of energy, measured by using it to warm water within a calorimeter. Since calories refer to a unit of energy, a tiny unit of energy from a human perspective, existing vs. No longer existing relates to Einstein's theory of relativity: E=Mc2, meaning energy is uncongealed matter & matter is congealed energy, interchangeable with a gigantic equation constant. No negative energy. ...Read more

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Is "sweet n low" 0 calories?

Is "sweet n low" 0 calories?

Actually No!: The packets are marked as zero calories per lobbied federal rules which allow rounding up to 0.999 down to zero. Read the fine print ; you will see dextrose as 1st ingredient, a sugar (a "food nutrient" once absorbed); study: "sugar naming conventions". All sugars release energy when "burned" ; body can convert ; store them as fats. They are just less problematic than glucose & esp. fructose. ...Read more

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How much calories should i eat?

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How much calories should i eat?

Balanced nutrition: More important than your total number of calories is the balance you are getting in your diet. Most authorities suggest we aim for at least 5+ servings of vegetables/fruit, with only some dairy, only some fish/meat/beans, less refined sugars and drinking plenty of fluids. http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Goodfood/Pages/Healthyeating.aspx ...Read more

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How can I reduce extra calories?

How can I reduce extra calories?

Just be sensible.: The real key to weight loss is to just watch the size of your portions at meals, eat healthy, and exercise regularly. There's no radical diet or exercise plan or pill that will magically give you meaningful and sustained weight loss. The ol' fashioned way is still be best way to lose weight for the long term. Shoot for two pounds per week of weight loss. ...Read more

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How can something be 0 calories?

How can something be 0 calories?

If it has no : Carbohydrates/sugars, protein or fat, then it has no calories. Examples are water, tea (w/o sugar), black coffee. This means it is not a source of energy for the body, but in the case of water, is still absolutely essential for life. ...Read more

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How to count calories for runners?

How to count calories for runners?

Why, Reason, Goal(s): Calories are units of heat, have no mass ; are not a unit of weight. What is your goal(s). Rec; study: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/436593. ...Read more

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Where do calories come from in gin?

Where do calories come from in gin?

Ethanol: Ethanol has 7 calories per gram and gin is primarily ethanol, water, and the flavorings. Most gin has little to no sugar ("dry" gins). Some may have some sugar added. Sugar, like all carbohydrates, has 4 calories per gram. ...Read more

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How many calories are in a martini?

How many calories are in a martini?

See: http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/toolsresources/caloriecalculator.asp

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How much calories does frying adds?

How much calories does frying adds?

A LOT.: It depends on the food, but frying adds 50-300% to the calories of a dish. One of the worst examples is potatoes, with a single 300 gm baked potato at 278 calories vs. 300 gms of fried potatoes (chips, crisps, frites, French fries...all about the same), which contain 826 calories. That's 3X more! By the way, an American "calorie" is actually a kilocalorie, abbreviated 'kcal" in Europe. ...Read more

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How many calories would twinkie be?

How many calories would twinkie be?

Twinkie: Contains 2.5 grams of saturated fat, which is 13% of the recommended daily intake of saturated fat based on a 2, 000 calorie diet. ...Read more

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What can I do to earn more calories?

What can I do to earn more calories?

Terminology: We do not "earn" calories, but consume foods that provide calories. In nutrition a calorie is the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1.0 kg of water by one degree celsius. One gm of protein or sugar has about 4.0 calories and one gm of fat has 9.0. One gm of alcohol has 7.0 calories. You can choose how you get your calories, but a balanced diet is good for you. ...Read more

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How many calories should i eat a day?

How many calories should i eat a day?

It depends: It depends on your age, sex, weight, activity level and other factors. ...Read more

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What foodstuffs contain zero calories?

Zero or neg. calorie: Zero or negative calorie foods don’t lack calories, but they require more calories to digest than are consumed. Some examples include lettuce, onions, peppers, radish, spinach, turnips, zucchini, garlic, cucumbers, dandelions, endive, asparagus, beet roots, green cabbage, cauliflower, celery, cress, leeks, green beans, grapefruits, cantaloupe, rhubarb & honeydew melon. ...Read more

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How many calories are enough per day?

Depands on age: New born needs more, 31 yrs old 1200 ok, hypothyroid person needs less calories. ...Read more

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What amount of calories does pho have?

What amount of calories does pho have?

1 serving=3 cups: Beef pho with bean sprouts and noodles is 334 calories, 6 g fat, 15g protein and 55 g carbs (ouch.) Better to go with Viet hot&sour soup 206 calories, 18g carbs, 19g protein. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How many calories am i need per a day?

How many calories am i need per a day?

It depends: The amount of caloric intake depends on your height/weight/level of activity/age. For an 18 year/old male, if you're normal weight, between 2000-2200 calories should be normal unless you exercise a lot or are over weight or underweight. ...Read more

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What quantity of calories should I eat?

What quantity of calories should I eat?

That depends on: Things like your height, current weight ; activity level. ...Read more

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How much calories should I know to eat?

Diet: The number of calories you should eat depends on many things -- are you under weight or over weight. How active are you. The number of calories needed depends, on whether you sit and watch television or are active in sports or exercise regularly. For the average person 2, 500 calories are adequate to maintain weight. For an olympic athlete 5, 000 calories may not be enough. Check with your doctor. ...Read more