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How many calories do yo have to burn to lose one pound?
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In brief: ~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.

In brief: ~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.
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
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Dr. Leila Wing
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In brief: 3500 calories
One pounds is equivalent to 3500 calories.
See this link from mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/calories/wt00011.

In brief: 3500 calories
One pounds is equivalent to 3500 calories.
See this link from mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/calories/wt00011.
Dr. Leila Wing
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