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What is a calorie?

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There are many types of calories, but did you know: the type of calorie that is frequently used when it comes to food is called a large calorie? It is also known as a unit of food energy. So what is a calorie? Here is another explanation of what it is – animated. Watch below to learn more! https://youtu.be/VEQaH4LruUo

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How many calories to eat in a day?

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When starting a new lifestyle or diet, you may feel like you are bombarded with a vast amount of information. But don’t let that slow you down! For example, you might not have the answer to, “how many calories to eat in a day?” So, research will need to be done so you can understand and apply the information for your new lifestyle. What are calories? How is it calculated? What factors affect your caloric expenditure? How will your body react to different calorie amounts? Find out in the video below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btMe9Zzruuo

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Boost your Metabolism

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Learn how to boost your metabolism here! First, you have to understand how the metabolism works. Then, you have to understand what energy the body consumes. To burn fat, there needs to be a negative calorie intake. But the speed and the actual amount of energy you can burn depends on four factors. These four factors are: Your BMR (basal metabolic rate) Your insulin levels and sensitivity Digestive enzymes and gut bacteria Natural thermogenesis of certain foods Along with sufficient sleep, exercise, nutrition, and hydration; keeping a conscious mind of your inner body can determine how your metabolism is like....

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7 Ways to Avoid the Worst Summer Calorie Bombs

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It's officially the season of flip flops, swimsuits and summer traditions that revolve around...FOOD! From ice cream, to eating out, eating popcorn during a movie, we can forget how all these calories build up. Read on to find out the 7 classic calorie bombs, in order to upgrade your health! read more: 7 Ways to Avoid the Worst Summer Calorie Bombs - Health News and Views - Health.com

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