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How many Calories Deficit Equals 1 KG Loss, approximately

Burning 3,500 calories equals 1 pound of weight loss. To lose 1 kilogram of body weight, you would need to create a deficit of about 7,700 calories. As stated above, 3,500 calories equals about 1 ...
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Does less sleep lead to weight loss?

Actually lack of sleep leads to weight gain and not weight loss. Losing out on sleep creates a viscous cycle in your body, making you more prone to various factors contributing to weight gain. “The ...
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Human body density statistics

Insulin Resistance, Body Weight, Obesity, Body Composition, and the Menopausal Transition (ScienceDirect, 2000) Because bone and muscle have greater density than water, a person with a larger ...
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What is the impact of electrolyte intake on weight loss?

You asked for any evidence, and we have this paper, Increased salt consumption induces body water conservation and decreases fluid intake which is interpreted in this newspaper article. Essentially, ...
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How do you know if someone's weight is too low to be a healthy person?

You can very generally tell a person is at a healthy weight by combining the Body Mass Index with the Body Fat Percentage. Here is a study published by the National Institutes of Health indicating ...
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How do you know if someone's weight is too low to be a healthy person?

I used the BMI calculator from the National Institutes of Health to calculate your friend's Body Mass Index. It came out at 19.2, which is in the normal range. So he is not underweight. (Even if he ...
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Should eating before bedtime be avoided if someone wants to lose weight?

There is some experimental evidence that suggests that those who front load ( have their main meals earlier in the day ) are more likely to lose weight than those who eat later. BACKGROUND: There is ...
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Has anyone sucessfully gained weight?

1. You gain weight by consuming more calories than you spend (National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute). 2. If you just consume more calories and you do not start with resistance training, you will ...
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Exercise vs Fasting: Which is better for weight loss?

A mathematical model has been created to examine the relationship between diet and exercise with respect to weight loss; Quantification of the effect of energy imbalance on bodyweight. The NIH has ...
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Im buying BCAA's for building muscles but afraid of losing serotonin

Your understanding of the effect of BCAA's on serotonin is not 100% correct. Let me preface this with "I am not a biochemist", I'm learning like everyone and if anyone who has a degree could improve ...
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How long should it take for a woman to return to her pre pregnancy weight

Dr Julie Wray, of Salford University, interviewed women two to three weeks, three months and six to seven months after they had given birth to gain a unique insight into postnatal recovery. She ...
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What are the benefits of quick weight loss?

Better sleep: Research shows that losing 5 percent of your body weight can help you sleep better and longer throughout the night. Better hormonal balance: When you rid your body of excess fat, your ...
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Does Crying often reduce body weight or become lean?

Yes, crying helps to reduce body weight. Stress expert Dr Pete Sulack explained to PopSugar that your tears actually contain stress hormones, meaning that when you cry, you're reducing the levels of ...
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Good sources of protein for vegetarians?

Here are some good sources of protein: hemp seeds (10g/2tbsp) peanut butter (8g/2tbsp) chia seeds (4g/2tbsp) pumpkin seeds (7g/oz) almonds (6g/oz) seitan (6g/oz) tempeh (30g/cup) tofu (20g/cup) black ...
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Why can't I gain more weight?

Am I underweight? Yes Yes, your BMI is 16.7 and so you are classified as underweight. Healthy weight range for your height: 52kg - 70.5kg (based on your age being 30). The calculation for you bmi was ...
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