How Many Calories Do You Need to Burn to Lose One Pound (1 lb) of Weight?

How many calories, on average, do you need to burn to lose one pound (1 lb) of weight? 2,500 calories. 2,600 calories. 3,500 calories. 3,600 calories. Advertisements Advertisements

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Why Exercise Won’t Make You Thin!

I watched episode 2 of the the documentary ‘The Men Who Made Us Thin’ last night on BBC2. In this episode Jacques Peretti examines the links between exercise and weight loss as he charts the story of the fitness industry. He also sheds light on the search for a safe weight loss pill. The constant… Read More

Calorie Content: Perception vs Reality

Objective To investigate estimation of calorie (energy) content of meals from fast food restaurants in adults, adolescents, and school age children. Design Cross sectional study of repeated visits to fast food restaurant chains. Setting 89 fast food restaurants in four cities in New England, United States: McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, Wendy’s, KFC, Dunkin’ Donuts. Participants… Read More