Calories And The Required Amount In The Body

Calorie is important to take into consideration when we are to choose our food. Calorie can be said to be the unit of energy. Or a unit of measurement which doesn’t measure length or weight. Calorie is mostly use with food but they are also relevant to anything containing energy like, dietary calorie, nutritionist’s calorie, kilogram calorie and food calorie. That is why it is the unit of energy. There are different case in which they can say something contain 200 calories, that shows the amount of energy your body will obtain from utilizing it maybe drinking or eating the particular thing. Calorie is what our body system make use of during any vital processes in our body. Burning of calorie takes place continuously in our body even at rest or during sleeping but the rate varies.

Weight control really matter during an energy usage, For instance, a body consumes 1000 calories daily, and burns 1000 calories a day that means the body will stay in an equal weight. But a body consuming 1000 calories daily but burning 500 calories will gain weight.



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Calorie Counter Of Your Intake Food
Determination of calorie in a food is very important for you to know maybe you are losing or gaining weight when you eat the food. This can be determine by putting the nutritional facts label of a food into consideration. The nutritional facts label also will explain the constituents of the food.

These are the list of the amount of calories which are in 1 gram of each of the major food substance:




S/N
COMMON FOOD SUBSTANCES
AMOUNT Of CALORIE
1.
Carbohydrate
4
2.
Protein
4
3.
Fat
9








By knowing the actual gram of calorie in each food substances, which means, you will be able to calculate calories in each food you want to eat.
To perform this, you would multiply the total number of grams in the food you want to eat by the number of calories in a gram of that food constituent. For instance, if are to eat of potato chips (about 30 chips) contain 15 grams of fat, 9 calories are from fat, It implies that 10 grams of the food x 9 calories per gram of the fat.


  • Weight Maintaining
You can find out the actual calorie you need to maintain your weight by estimating the amount of calories needed for you per day which based on your basal metabolic rate and by making use of the estimations above in a normal proportion.
Your body energy requirements are determined by your activity rate because the higher in your activity level the increase in the rate of energy that you consume.

  • Weight Losing
To arrived in a weight loss position, you need to take the above in subtract by eliminate calories in your diet which can be done by eating slightly smaller serving sizes of food.
Playing video games, Watching TV and many other things like that won't burn many calories in any way and trying to limit the activity to 1 to 2 hours daily will be better because someone burns only about 1 calorie per minute while watching TV and also when asleep.

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