Essays Tagged: "Calorie"

Dieting myths.

no food can actually burn fat. A diet like the grapefruit or cabbage soup diet merely reduces your calorie intake. Sure, you might lose a few pounds however most of the weight loss on these plans com ... w pounds however most of the weight loss on these plans comes from water, not fat.3Myth 3:To reduce calorie intake it is good to skip breakfast.Answer:Skipping breakfast is never wise. You've just sle ...

(1 pages) 103 2 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Fat makes us fat

f fat and why this nutrient makes us fat. The amount of energy a particular food has depends on the calories or quantity of fat, carbohydrates and proteins that it contains. Foods can either be made u ... carbohydrates, or a combination. A food which contains mostly fat will contain more than twice the calories than a food containing mostly carbohydrates or protein. One example is comparing a serving ...

(2 pages) 75 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What are Calories?

A calorie is a measure of energy. It is scientifically described as being the amount of energy require ... as being the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of one gram by one degree Celsius. Calories of a food can also be recognized as a kilocalorie, or one thousand-calorie unit.In order fo ... ie unit.In order for your body to grow, your body is required to have certain amounts of energy, or calories, depending on your age and height. For example, according to the Food and Nutrition Board o ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diet Portfolio for Kim

r activity at 12 per pound. Kim's caloric intake for a day at 1,524. I then figured her maximum fat calories per day by multiplying calories by 30% which comes out to be 457.2 maximum fat calories per ... ltiplying calories by 30% which comes out to be 457.2 maximum fat calories per day. To turn the fat calories into fat grams, I divided the fat calories by 9 coming to a figure of 50.8 grams of fat a d ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

PR writing Business letter

(1 pages) 70 2 1.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Paradoxical Nature of the Perfect Body

For instance, in order to gain muscle mass, one must feed their body with energy by consuming more calories than they burn on a daily basis. So, the caloric input must exceed the caloric output and t ... surplus. On the contrary, to lose body fat, one must starve their body of energy by consuming fewer calories than they burn each day. This means that the caloric input must be lower than the caloric o ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"Toning Up and Trimming Down" - Response to health article

dy fat. The only way to reduce this fat is to burn it off. When doing a work out we must burn 3,500 calories in order to lose a measly 1-pound. In order to reach the 3,500 mark we must do an intense w ... ut even to get that much burned in one day. A typical 1-hour work out usually only burns 400 to 900 calories.When building muscle it will make you bigger. After weight lifting 1 day we should rest at ...

(1 pages) 18 0 2.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Truth about alcohol

drink at someone's house, the homeowner may have legal liability, too.5.Alcohlic drinks have "empty calories," so they won't make people gain weight? "Empty calories: means alcohol lacks significant n ... 't make people gain weight? "Empty calories: means alcohol lacks significant nutritional value. Its calories can still as weight.6.Drinking is OK for athletes? False, Paid endorsements may induce form ...

(1 pages) 347 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Working Out

le perceive this increased force as an increased in one's strength.Every person has a daily need of calories, based on their metabolism and on the labor their body inures. Larger amounts of lean muscl ... le mass help increase the body's metabolism. The increased physical exertion on the body burns more calories than a body that does not regularly work out. Putting these two basic statements together w ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Wonderful World Of Water

ny great qualities. First, it always quenches your thirst under any circumstance. Second, it has no calories, so for all of you who like to be healthy, then water's the drink for you! Also, water help ... e summed up as sugar and carbonation. Because of its high sugar contents, it's very high in fat and calories. And just because diet sodas don't have any calories, doesn't mean that they are healthy. I ...

(2 pages) 6 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Nutrition

s on how much activity you get, age, weight, and sex. For example a 135- lb pound woman needs 2,500 calories a day but a 135-lb pound man needs 2,900 calories a day. Now every thing starts to fall int ... o maintain all of it functions. The energy is the food is measured in units. These units are called calories. Quick fact did you know that children need more energy than adults because they are growin ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Scientific Method

uggestion of 3oz. (84g) which would be about 9-11 shrimp. For this serving there contained about 80 calories, 2% total fat, of which there weren't any saturated fat. They also contained about 55% chol ... ut 55% cholesterol, 8% sodium, 0% sugar and fiber, and about 18g of protein. There was a total of 9 calories per gram of fat, 4 calories per gram of carbohydrates and 4 calories per gram of proteins.3 ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Calorie Restriction/Longevity Diet

This diet is has been labeled as a dietary intervention to increase life span. Calorie Restriction is a type of diet in which calorie ingestion is reduced, compared to diets that ... ype of diet in which calorie ingestion is reduced, compared to diets that do not limit consumption. Calorie Restriction with Optimum Nutrition, also called the Longevity Diet, has the potential to inc ... n, also called the Longevity Diet, has the potential to increase the average and maximum life span. Calorie restriction is best characterized as under nutrition without malnutrition. Optimum Nutrition ...

(2 pages) 1184 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Fast foods

burn off that fast food meal?A small bag of McDonald's French Fries contains 1010 kilojoules or 243 calories. Distance required to run that off: 3.9kmA Big Mac contains 2050 kilojoules or 492 calories ... ce required to run that off: 7.9kmOne piece of KFC original chicken contains 1315 kilojoules or 314 calories. Distance required to run that off: 5kmA KFC Zinger Burger contains 1922 kilojoules or 460 ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

P3, M3 Current Issues in Sport

n Phillips P3, P4, M1, M2, D1 NutritionIn every different food and drink are things that are called calories, calories are essentially the amount of energy it takes to raise one gram of water by one d ... ntially the amount of energy it takes to raise one gram of water by one degree Celsius, Therefore a calorie is the energy we use in order for this to happen. On the other hand a joule is the energy it ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Climate Change

(15 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science