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 pound (0.45 kilogram) of fat, you need to burn 3,500 calories more than you take in to lose 1 pound.
So, in general, if you cut 500 calories from your typical ...
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 more sleep-deprived you are, the higher your levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which increases your appetite,”.
When you’re stressed, your body tries to ...
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 percentage of fat-free mass will weigh more in the
water. Conversely, a larger amount of fat mass will make the body
lighter in the water.
The density of:
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, a higher salt intake does not induce a corresponding increase in free water intake. But renal excretion of water still continues at a rate higher than that ...
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 that BMI and body fat percentage together are a better measurement of healthy weight.
Your friend's BMI is 19.2, in the normal range, and you indicated he is ...
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 was, that's between him and his doctor, and a gaggle of friends announcing their medical opinions that he weighs too little is probably not helpful.)
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.
There is emerging literature demonstrating a relationship between the timing of feeding and weight regulation in animals. However, whether the timing of food intake ...
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 convert most of the excessive calories into the body fat rather into bigger muscles, so you will appear fatter (skinny fat) and not "bigger," more muscular, ...
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 provided a web based tool based on this work to help you plan a diet to lose weight, the body weight planner.
Note that 60-80% of calories consumed is used by ...
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 my answer, please do!
Lets get some science up in here.
Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) refers to three amino acids: Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine. ...
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 concluded that it takes a year to recover from childbirth. Her study also revealed significant dissatisfaction amongst new mothers with postnatal services.
In the ...
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 hormones steady and as a result it's easier for you to maintain or even further your weight loss.
Improved sex drive: According to experts, weight loss has been ...
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 these hormones in the body.
This impacts weight loss because one of those stress hormones is cortisol, which is a hormone that also happens to make your ...
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 done using this calculator: http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Healthyweightcalculator.aspx
Why can't I gain more weight?
It's impossible to say without a full ...