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What is the difference between energy balance and weight management?

What is the difference between energy balance and weight management?

Totally different: One has to do with activity and the other is a static state. ...Read more

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Weight Management (Definition)

Weight management is a treatment for a person with abnormal weight (usually somebody who is too obese, but sometimes a person who is too thin). Weight management includes behavioral changes, exercise plans, changes ...Read more


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What is the relationship between energy balance and weight management?

What is the relationship between energy balance and weight management?

The ratio: Your energy balance is the balance of calories consumed through eating and drinking compared to calories burned through physical activity. Energy in is what you eat and drink. Energy out is what you burn through physical activity. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between energy balance weight management?

What is the relationship between energy balance weight management?

Energy/weight: Very interesting question!we used to think that 'calories in/calories out' is all one needed to do to lose weight.That is, expend more calories than you take in.Unfortunately , this does not really help with weight loss in the long term.Focus on the quality of food(low glycemic index) rather than quantity.Also remember, you cannot exercise your way to weight loss! ...Read more

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What is the difference between ketosis and catabolism?

Ketosis catabolism: catabolism is the breaking down of stuff you eat for your body makes. One result is ketosis. Good google question for more details. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between leptin(hormone) and gaining weight?

What is the relationship between leptin(hormone) and gaining weight?

Leptin is made by fa: Leptin is made by fat cells in response to meals and calorie availability. When energy is present in abundant amounts, fat cells tell your body to consume fewer calories. Obese patients can be "leptin resistant" with high levels of circulating leptin without it having a strong inhibitory effect. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between leptin and gaining weight?

What is the relationship between leptin and gaining weight?

Leptin resistance: Studies are finding, however, that the majority of overweight individuals that are having difficulty losing weight have varying degrees of leptin resistance. The leptin is unable to produce its normal effects of weight loss, with the severity correlating with the degree of obesity. ...Read more

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What is the differentiation between free weight and machines?

What is the differentiation between free weight and machines?

Safety: if you are new to weight lifting i would recommend speaking with a certified personal trainer first to prevent injury. machines are designed to promote proper technique. free weights, like dumbbells and barbells activate more muscles, but put you at greater risk of injury. I personally like to use high quality resistance bands. ...Read more

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What is the difference between nutritionist and dietician?

What is the difference between nutritionist and dietician?

A lot: Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who follow specific educational and professional requirements from an accredited program, including a bachelor’s degree, completion of a commission on accreditation for dietetics education (cade) program, which includes classes in biochemistry, anatomy, and physiology plus a dietetic internship for a minimum of 900 hours. All dietitians are nutr. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cholesterol and calories?

What is the difference between cholesterol  and calories?

Chemical and fuel: Cholesterol is a chemical made by the body as well taken in food and is essential for many body functions, high levels are associated with heart disease. Calorie is a measure of the fuel or energy in food. A gram of carbohydrate or protein has 4 calories and a gram of fat has 9 calories, one gram of alcohol has 7 calories. ...Read more

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What is the difference between "focus" and "attention?"

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What is the difference between "focus" and "attention?"

Focus/Attention: Focusing is concentrating, understanding & perceiving clearly. Attention is applying the mind to something, or selectively focusing on something. The 2 can be used interchangeably & in same context, for example, focus your attention on an issue. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between food intake physical activity and weight management?

What is the relationship between food intake physical activity and weight management?

Divine orchestra: Weight management depends on both the foods you eat, hormonal balance, and your physical activity. Foods provide both calories and important biochemical information to your body -- you can affect the proteins your genes make through the foods you eat. These in turn affect your metabolism, which eventually affects your weight. Physical activity affects your metabolism too. Balance is key! ...Read more

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What is the relationship between a balanced diet and muscle health?

What is the relationship between a balanced diet and muscle health?

Balanced Diet: Balanced Diet includes, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Vitamins, Minerals and Anti-oxidants. Balanced Diet includes Grains, Lentils, Beans, Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Milk, Yogurt, Cheese, Fish and Meats. Balanced Diet is good for muscle health and Total Health ...Read more

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What is the difference between exercise science and sports medicine?

What is the difference between exercise science and sports medicine?

See below: In addition to earlier answers. To further clarify the difference, the american board of orthopedic surgery has created an examination to provide board certification in orthopedic sports medicine. The goal is to certify a subset of orthopedic surgeons who have a "unique body of knowledge and area of practice" in sports medicine. Ask you orthopedist if he has board certification is sports medicine. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between fasting and restricting calories?

Need advice on what is the the difference between fasting and restricting calories?

Could be a lot: You're not really fasting unless you restrict your calories to zero. Water has no calories and doesn't count. ...Read more

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What is the difference between BMI and body fat?

What is the difference between BMI and body fat?

Body mass: Bmi is a ratio of weight to height. It is a calculating. Body fat is a measurement of the amount of fat in your body, which can only be measured indirectly and not always accurately. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between fitness and water intake?

What is the relationship between fitness and water intake?

Water = health: In populations where water intake is low, increasing water improves weight loss and BMI, thus lowering chances of type two diabetes, hypertension, the primary causes of lifestyle disease. In healthy people who don't drink sodas and sugary drinks, drinking enough water is essential for good health. ...Read more

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What's the main difference between glucose and a carbohydrate?

What's the main difference between glucose and a carbohydrate?

The same: Glucose is a monosaccharide, a simple sugar. Any sugar or starch is considered a carbohydrate. Carbohydrates can be more complex, like in pasta. They can be less complex like the disaccharide found in milk, which is lactose (composed of glucose and galactose), as another example. ...Read more

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What is the difference between weight loss surgery and breast reduction?

What is the difference between weight loss surgery and breast reduction?

Lots: Weight loss surgery is systemic- it not only helps you lose weight in the fat below your skin, but in the fat throughout your body. Do not get a breast reduction then weight loss surgery- as you will have to have another surgery. Get weight loss surgery first. ...Read more

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