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Caloric value

Caloric value

The heat evolved by a food when burnt or metabolised.


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Re: how to become healthy?

Approximate normal daily caloric requirement for an average male who performs light activity is 2,200; for a female, it is 1,900.Consume a lot of high-calorie snacks (not junk food) such as cheese sticks, milk shakes, muffins, dried fruits, ...

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by Alessandro8100
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:04 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to become healthy?
Replies: 5
Views: 4264

Weight lost as carbon dioxide?

I've been wondering, when weight is lost as a result of caloric restriction, is most of the mass lost as carbon or water? I did some not too scientific calculations below, and I think I got that you could only lose around half a gram per day of carbon ...

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by jonahsaltzman
Sat Feb 04, 2012 3:17 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Weight lost as carbon dioxide?
Replies: 3
Views: 1663

Re: What is salt stress?

... 20% of agricultural land and 50% of cropland in the world is salt-stressed. Natural boundaries imposed by soil salinity also limit the caloric and the nutritional potential of agricultural production. These constraints are most acute in areas of the world where food distribution is ...

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by hypnosissheffield
Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:35 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: What is salt stress?
Replies: 8
Views: 18939

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... and lift weights 5/week and do cardio 3/week. My life is very regimented so anything out of the ordinary cannot be attributed to even a slight caloric fluctuation. 2.5 months later I have put on 5lbs and and have the distention/heaviness feeling 24/7. I did start taking probiotics and have ...

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by Melina1981
Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:06 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 452
Views: 2676756

Re: make human live longer by genetic operations

"Are there any breakthrough to make human live longer by genetic operations?" I missed the healthy individuals implication. Caloric restriction may be an effective technique. At this time I don't know of any genetic operations for extending lifespans of healthy individuals that ...

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by jonmoulton
Thu Apr 21, 2011 3:18 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: make human live longer by genetic operations
Replies: 9
Views: 8736
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