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Doctor insights on: Shifting Calories Theory

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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

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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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 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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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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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 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