Calorie is a measurement of energy. In other words, ‘unit of energy’. When we eat food, the amount of energy contained in them will be used by our body to conduct various body functions. This energy is called ‘food energy’ and can be measured in calories.
Our body needs energy to function properly. The source of energy for us is the food we eat. What happens when we consume lot of high energy food and the amount of calorie intake is more than our body can burn, the extra energy is converted to fat and stored in the body for later use. What will happen if we keep consuming more and more calories than our body could burn? They will be stored mostly as fat and our body weight and size will increase over time.
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There is a huge buzz about weight loss cookies on the net these days. Several websites have started promoting and selling various brands.
“Hollywood Cookie Diet” is one of the top diet-cookie brands you can buy online. The company has stated that people loved the taste of their cookies and most of them could not believe they were diet cookies. I don’t think you can get a better deal if you can eat delicious cookies and lose wight instead of taking pills or supplements and heavy workouts.
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10 simple ways to burn extra calories each day
1. Spend about half an hour playing an outdoor game with your kids in the evening. Kids will be happy and you will burn close to 100 calories in 30 minutes.
2. Resist the temptation to order food in a cafe or a pizza on the phone and spend half an hour to cook a delicious low-calorie meal. An additional advantage – the number of calories consumed is also reduced!
3. Start your day by going for a early morning walk. Maybe take your dog for a walk.
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If you’re going to eat healthily, you don’t just need to balance your diet: it’s no good eating just the right proportion of carbohydrate, protein and fat if you’re still eating far too much food! That’s why food labels also tell you how many calories the food contains, so you can limit your calorie intake and make sure not to consume too many in a day.
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The ways of the world are surely strange, if not unfair. All the time you lead a disciplined life – getting up early for a workout, doing things on time and the whole ensemble – you long for a vacation and for an opportunity to get away from all this. The moment you are able to get the vacation, though you may be away from work, you are never away from stress. The reason for stress changes – from being able to get away from the routine, now you long to get back to the routine.
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Weight Loss Tips – Cook Healthy Meals At Home
Cook meals at home as much as possible. Meals cooked in restaurants often contain hidden calories and bad fats as well as portion sizes that are too large. When you cook at home, you are in control of your meals contain and how big the portions are. This is extremely important since the name of the game in an effective weight loss plan is how many calories you consume and what types of calories they are. However, if you are going to eat out, be sure to ask your server to be sure to put all dressings on the side and to leave off any butter or other high calorie toppings.
Weight Loss Tips – Drink Water To Hydrate Every Day
Drink a lot of water every day. We often think we are hungry when actually our body is telling us that we are, in fact, thirsty (or even dehydrated). Keeping yourself hydrated throughout the day by drinking a lot of water will not only help prevent you from eating when you really aren’t hungry, but will also get on a faster track to a leaner you! It is recommended that you drink at least eight glasses of water every day and even more on days that you train exceptionally hard. Remember: our bodies are made up of approximately 70% water!
Mmm… glorious, cleansing, energizing, juicy, delicious fruit! One of God’s greatest gifts to all. We all know that fruit is incredibly healthy for us, but many people ask “Can I lose weight by eating ONLY fruit?” Of course you can!
In fact, some “crazy” individuals have even made an entire lifestyle of this practice. These folks are called fruitarians. The great Leonardo da Vinci was one of them. Mahatma Ghandi went this route for about six months, before reverting back to his original vegetarian lifestyle.
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So what happens if you take in more or fewer calories than your body burns? You either gain or lose fat, respectively. An accumulation of 3,500 extra calories is stored by your body as 1 pound of fat — fat is the body’s way of saving energy for a rainy day. If, on the other hand, you burn 3,500 more calories than you eat, whether by exercising more or eating less, your body converts 1 pound of its stored fat into energy to make up for the deficit.
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One big sign of an unhealthy body is belly fat. No one wants it and you don’t want it either. Belly fat is at times also linked with heart diseases, diabetes and even cancer. More than a 35 inches of waist in case of women, and, more than a 40 inches in the case of men is considered alarming.
So how to lose belly fat effectively and sustainably? As it turns out, there are two facets of the strategy, balanced diet and physical exercise.
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