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Doctor insights on: Caloric Content Of Cherries

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Please explain what foods are high in calories but low in nutritional value?

Please explain what foods are high in calories but low in nutritional value?

Most man made foods: I always have the same answer for this question. Eat God made food and leave the man made food alone ...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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210pounds 5^2 21yrs old. Considering the 400(or600) calories a day diet. Nutritional diet plan?

210pounds 5^2 21yrs old. Considering the 400(or600) calories a day diet. Nutritional diet plan?

Not enough calories: If you drop caloric intake too drastically - you will actually eat up a lot of muscle and drop your metabolic rate. This is NOT a healthy way to lose weight. Consider working with a nutritionist so that you can do this in a healthy way. Take care. ...Read more

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How can certain foods be so low in calories? Does it mean they don't offer much nutritional value?

How can certain foods be so low in calories?  Does it mean they don't offer much nutritional value?

Nutrient density: Calories come from fats, carbs and protein. Fats have more calories per gram so low-fat food has lower calories. Nutritional value comes from those but also vitamins, minerals & phytonutrients. Some high calorie-foods like sodas & fries have almost no nutritional value while foods like kale, mushrooms & berries are very low in calories but dense in nutrients. Indeed, such foods are the healthiest! ...Read more

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How many calories are there in this nutritional drink called 'boost? Manufactured by glaxosmithkline

How many calories are there in this nutritional drink called 'boost? Manufactured by glaxosmithkline

Read the label: This information should be marked on the label on the back of the bottle, if you read it. Information i found online shows that each bottle of the "original" formula contains 240 calories. This could differ by specific product. ...Read more

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Is there any nutritional value to burning stored fat in our bodies if we have calorie deficit?

Is there any nutritional value to burning stored fat in our bodies if we have calorie deficit?

9 calories per gram: When you burn stored fat, it yields about 9 calories per gram of fat burned. It is important to not starve but maintain a certain base level intake of protein and carbohydrates as using fats alone will cause acidosis and other metabolic problems. ...Read more

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How many calories is in one cup of cubed papaya? I see 90 calories 62 calories and 55? Which one is the truth ?

How many calories is in one cup of cubed papaya? I see 90 calories 62 calories and 55? Which one is the truth ?

Maybe they all are: One must ask, "How much cubed papaya is in one cup?" If she assumes one cup is always an 8-ounce cup, there still remains a variable or two. So, what are the variables? One is the size of the cubes... the smaller the cubes, the more papaya and the less air space will be in the cup (thus more calories). Another variable may be the type of papaya such as the variety, ripeness, water content, etc... ...Read more

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I measured one cup of raw onions (67 calories ) and then grilled them without oil will the calories change cause they're cooked?

I measured one cup of raw onions (67 calories ) and then grilled them without oil will the calories change cause they're cooked?

No: I would you encourage you to not count your calories to such detail. Counting calories to this detail is a sign of an eating disorder, and starting at your age could mean a life-long struggle. Please message me if you have more questions/concerns, and I encourage you to speak to others as well. ...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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How many calories do yo have to burn to lose one pound?

How many calories do yo have to burn to lose one pound?

~3500: The average person probably burns about 100 calories for every mile run.That means you'd have to run about 30-35 miles to drop a pound.On the other hand, eliminating one regular coke a day for a year will help you lose 15 lbs.Although exercising is important, cleaning up the diet is a quicker way to lose weight.Often we focus to much on increasing the exercise when we should focus more on the diet. ...Read more

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How many calories do I need to burn to lose just one pound?

How many calories do I need to burn to lose just one pound?

3500 calories: You have to cut down 3500 calories in your diet to loose one pound if you cut down 500 calories per day, you will loose 1 pound in on week, and approx 4 lbs in a month. ...Read more

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What amount of calories should a man lose by running one mile?

What amount of calories should a man lose by running one mile?

About 100 calories: The speed does effect the calories burned but about 100 calories per mile is a good average for guidance sake. ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories does one hour of cardio burn?

Depends: Depending on what activity you are doing, cadence and resistance. (using arms and legs burns more). Body wt age and general fitness also impact. ...Read more

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Does ones metabolism slow down in eating 1000 calories per day?

Yes, but...: If you eat less, your metabolism slows some. But it is not that much. It doesn't go down to zero. You still need to pump blood and breath. Exercise can diminish some of the slowing of metabolism. On the flip, when you overeat, your metabolism speeds up as your body attempts to dissipate the excess calories. ...Read more

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Reducing ones body fat is a matter of calories in vs calories out ?

Reducing ones body fat is a matter of calories in vs calories out ?

Not exactly: Newer research suggests it is more complex than that.For instance, two people can eat the same amount of calories, all other things being equal, and show different amounts of wt gain or loss.This suggest people are different and even calories are different. ...Read more

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Maximum of calories a girl can take in one day without training ?

Maximum of calories a girl can take in one day without training ?

Hard to say: The proper calorie intake for anyone depends on existing body weight, type of activities and age.Since you provided none of these specifics other than the age we can view, no recommendation can be made. ...Read more