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3,500 calories= 1 pound of weight lose, maybe! by Mary Ellen B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 9:17am When my clients ask me what is the secret to losing weight I usually explain the proven and well documented scientific data. The data states to lose one pound of fat you need to burn 3,500 calories so by cutting calories by 500/day you would expect to lose one pound per week (500×7=3500). I only wish it was that easy, I would really be a rock s ... Read on »
Diet Soda: No Calories - Plenty Of Pounds by Jimmy L. Posted Wed 03 Apr 2013 1:00pm Making the right dietary choices for losing weight can be challenging.  It's been drilled into your head that you need to run away from calories, thus something that is advertised as ZERO CALORIES should be the perfect choice for watching your weight, right?  Well, if you are talking about water you are on the right track, but when it come ... Read on »
1 serving—500 calories 4 pounds ... by Bill .. Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 8:15pm 1 serving—500 calories 4 pounds eye of the round of beef 1 tablespoon lard 2 slices bacon 1 medium onion 1 stalk celery 1 teaspoon chopped parsley 1 small carrot, chopped 2 tablespoons dried mushrooms 1 cup dry red wine 2 cups beef bouillon Salt and pepper to taste Soak mushroo ... Read on »
1 serving—376 calories 1 pound c... by Bill .. Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 8:15pm 1 serving—376 calories 1 pound chuck, cut in large cubes 1 tablespoon fat Salt and pepper 2 quarts water 4 medium carrots, cut up 8 small onions 2 large stalks celery, cut in 2-inch pieces 1 No. 2 can sauerkraut Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper, and brown in melted fat over high heat. Reduce h ... Read on »
Use This Fitness Tip To Cut 800 Hidden Calories Out of Your Weekly Diet and Lose a Pound a Month by Adria A. Posted Mon 15 Apr 2013 12:00am   The easiest ways to lose weight and cut excess calories from your diet is by identifying hidden calories and cutting them out or down.  For this post I am focusing on the that we add to our food in the form of oil.   We all know that that olive oil is good for your health but add ... Read on »
You Ask, I Answer: 1 Pound of Muscle Burns 50 Calories? by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 06 May 2010 5:19pm I have come across a lot of articles and books which state that a pound of muscle burns 50 calories per day just to support itself. That seems extremely high to me. – Luis (Last name withheld) Washington, DC I, too, often see that figure repeated ad-nauseum and can’t help but shake my head. It is true that the ... Read on »
Burn Those Calories by Donna W. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 28 Mar 2008 3:35pm 1 Comment I recently read a study which determined that just tapping your foot while sitting will burn more calories than just sitting. In fact, a completely sedentary person burns between 800 and 1,500 calories per day, creating the energy for the daily functions of all the cells in the body. This is called our basal metabolic rate, or BMR. Researchers ... Read on »
So, How Many Calories Do I Need? by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 21 Feb 2010 7:20am People are always surprised when I calculate out how many calories they need when they’re training. An average woman need about 1,200 calories just for her resting metabolic rate. That’s just what your body needs to run all it’s systems. She’ll need about another 600 calories for normal daily activity. So basically, not counting any exercise, the ... Read on »
How Many Calories Does Muscle Really Burn? (and Why It’s Not About Calories Anyway) by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 10 Aug 2011 12:06pm The hallowed halls of the Academy of Broscience contain untold tomes of knowledge, wisdom, and recipes for “sick” pump stacks. Over the years, their scholars have elucidated the arcane esoterica of muscle confusion, thereby making it palatable for the layman. They discovered that any gram of carbohydrate eaten after dusk turns immediately to fa ... Read on »
Dangers of Dropping Calories Too Low by PJ S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 24 Mar 2009 3:03pm If you've read my stuff before-rather it be here at or elsewhere-you'll know I'm a fan of using dietary modification as your primary weapon when trying to lose body weight and body fat. Reducing your calorie intake slightly below maintenance levels is a very efficient, proven way to reduce body weight and body fat. With the abov ... Read on »