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Eat to Run

February 27, 2009 Diet & Fitness

If you consider yourself a dedicated runner, then you may want to take a second look at the amount of calories you consume per day. Serious runners need to eat…lots. The sad truth is that most runners simply don’t eat enough causing fatigue and serious physical problems. While most people may be avoiding carbohydrates, as [...]

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Count Those Calories

February 13, 2009 Diet & Fitness

If you know your approximate daily calorie intake then you already have a solid starting point. However, not everybody is aware of this variable therefore, you have to determine your average daily calorie intake! Make a list of your breakfast-lunch-dinner food from the time you wake up to the time you go to bed. Make [...]

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Calories Explained

February 13, 2009 Diet & Fitness

CALORIE is defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 liter of water by 1 degree Centigrade. It is a simply a measure of heat energy. When food is burned, it releases a certain amount of heat (energy), depending on the type of food. The more calories a certain type [...]

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Weight Loss: Portion Distortion

July 16, 2008 Weight Loss

One of the biggest weight-loss challenges is to properly calculate out how much you’re eating when having a meal or a snack. But this is not an easy task. Take Restaurant meal sizes. They typically dish out meals with double and triple serving sizes and so people over-eat easily. If a normal dinner at home [...]

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