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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 »
Five Ways to Burn More Calories in Your Day to Day Life by marcusyogaman Posted Tue 22 Mar 2011 6:12pm 1. Sleep more It's a commonly known fact that sleep is great for your body, but what you might not have known is that our bodies are great at burning off calories while we dream, at least more so than when we're sitting around at our desks until the early morning. Sleep more,  2. Carry a Heavier Bag One of the simplest ways to burn ... 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 »
"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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
You Probably Shouldn't Eat 12,000 Calories A Day! by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:02pm I'm sure you have heard about all-everything United States swimmer Michael Phelps' legendary diet. According to an article published by FOX News, Phelps consumes 12,000 calories a day when he is training! I'm not going to argue with a guy who just won 8 gold medals in this Olympics. If you burn alot of calories, you can eat alot of calories! ... Read on »
Should I really be eating 3500 calories a day? by Rocco C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 4:24pm Question: Hey Rocco I just read your recent advice about calorie intake. You said you add a 0 to your weight plus 400 if you workout. I am (I’ll be honest) fat - 310 lbs. I want to make positive changes to my life and since August I have been working out 3 days a week. I have been weight training and I'm starting to increase my cardio ... Read on »
How many calories per day? by Theresa Posted Sat 16 Jan 2010 12:00am Thanks to another bandit who posted on the UKGastricBand forum, I've discovered a web site called Calories Count. It has a useful tool for calculating the number of calories required for weight maintenance, but I also found a calculator for determining the number of daily calories required for weight loss. I entered my height, weight and age, an ... Read on »