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Calorie Facts & How to easily cut 100 calories a day by Tara B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 6:06am Let’s start off with the basics… What is a calorie? A unit of energy. Excess energy or calories then will lead to body fat increase. So use up that energy either through a workout or other physical and enjoyable activities. Scientifically, a calorie is the energy it takes to raise the temperature of 1 cubic cm of water by 1 degree ... Read on »
Calorie Counting? Calorie Restricting? Or Simply Calorie Observant? by hikerrd Posted Sun 27 Mar 2011 10:05pm I had two wake up calls this past week, regarding the calorie content of foods. Macarons stacked at La Duree, Paris.Typically French portions! First, I walked into a local Starbucks and saw a new, and quite adorable, display of mini pastries. Maximum two-bites-sized, these charming micro cupcakes and nano whoopie pies had prou ... Read on »
The Negative Calorie Food A List The Negative Calorie Food B List The Negative Calorie Food C List by Bill .. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:39pm The concept of losing weight by consuming negative calorie foods might stump you, but trust me, it is not as complicated as you think. As a matter of fact, with any food your body needs to expend its stored energy to digest it before it can give back some energy to the body. Compared to ordinary foods, the so-called ‘negative calorie foods’ con ... Read on »
Why We Are Sick and Fat: Calories In (SUPERORGANISM) = Calories Out (MICROBIOTA) + Calories Out (HUMAN) + HEAT*Fluxxx by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sat 21 Sep 2013 9:28am Gut Permeability = Why We Are Sick and Fat? Photo credit: Gravitz. Nature, 2012 . Microbial Influence We co-evolved with the microbes in our gut to escape pathogens, parasites, predation and starvation (emo, nutritional, mental, etc), whilst hunting for palatable food, prey and partners.  (Isn't your partner palatable?) Simultaneously ... Read on »
HYC Update: 1200 Calories a Day! + Updates by Bella C Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 Aug 2010 12:00am Happy Tuesday, everyone! It feels so good to be back in the mix with everyone, following a meal and exercise plan.  Don’t get me wrong, I really think I needed the 2-month break that I took, and I’m happy to report that I pretty much maintained my weight throughout that time.  I didn’t go too far overboard with my eating, and it w ... Read on »
300 to 500 extra calories per day! by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 30 May 2012 8:35pm In a post below , I wrote of my concern about the deterioration in physical conditioning of children ages 9 to 14.  I have received a couple of expert responses I  would like to share with you. The first is from Brenda Rooney, a clinical epidemiologist and medical director for Community and Preventive Care Services at Gundersen Lutheran ... Read on »
The 1200 Calorie a Day Menu Cookbook Quick and Easy Recipes for Delicious Low fat Breakfasts Lunches Dinners and Desserts by Krizia MissK Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 3:14am The 1200 Calorie a Day Menu Cookbook Quick and Easy Recipes for Delicious Low fat Breakfasts Lunches Dinners and Desserts Imagine savoring three delicious, satisfying meals every day without worrying about counting calories or calculating fat grams. Now you can enjoy hundreds of comb ... Read on »
How Many Calories per Day are Healthy? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 05 Aug 2010 6:08pm When it comes to losing weight, gaining weight, or maintaining weight, you will invariably hear about calories. In fact, it is calories that cause us to gain weight or to lose weight, and it takes 3500 calories to gain or lose a pound...  Read on »
"i eat 33,000 calories a day." by emmy Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 01 Dec 2008 10:09am Okay, I'm on a pretty hefty weight-gain meal plan, but there is a line to be drawn. We have all seen them on Lifetime, or whatever; the so morbidly obese, they haven't been out of their beds in over 10 years and needed a forklift to get to the hospital when their body finally couldn't take it anymore. So many people sit and think, "Wow, what ... Read on »
18,000 Calories per Day in Race Across America by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 5:51pm You need to take in large amounts of food when you exercise for more than a few hours, otherwise you will slow down and eventually have to stop. In the Race Across America, four cyclists alternated shifts as a relay team and completed the race distance of 2800 miles in 6 days, 10 hours and 51 minutes. Each rode up to 10 hours per day in approxima ... Read on »