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Discussion in 'Very Low Calorie Diets' started by bettyboo, 11 January 2007 Social URL.

  1. bettyboo

    bettyboo Silver Member

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    Hi there

    Can you please post or link me to the detailed explanation you gave before as to how many calories it takes to burn a 1lb etc.

    Thanks a million


    Bettyboo:)
     
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  3. Russiandoll

    Russiandoll Carpe diem

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    Hope he's here in a mo betty ... I don't have the link to the detailed explanation but I do know 1lb of fat = 3500 cals.
     
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    Yeh me too I was telling my hubby bout that.....and he didnt believe me
     
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    icemoose The Diet Guy

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    Hiya

    Can't find it but RD is correct that it is 3500 calories to a pound of fat and incidentally only 600 calories for a pound of muscle.

    M.
     
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    Thanks a mill.........

    Any word on the TT

    Thanks

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    icemoose The Diet Guy

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    Just replied on the other thread.

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  8. bettyboo

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    [FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]Just found this .............[/FONT]
    [FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular][/FONT]
    [FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]Note: This assumes that you are almost totally inactive. In order to determine the caloric requirements added by excercise, go to step 3 [/FONT]​
    [FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]A[/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]Basal Metabolic Rate[/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]Body weight multiplied by 12 (for men) or 11 (for women)[/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]e.g., 160 lbs. x 12 = 1920[/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]B[/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]Activity [/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]One third body weight multiplied by the number of hours you don't sleep, typically 16 hours[/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]160 lbs. x 1/3 = 53 x 16 = 848[/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]D[/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]Required Calories[/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]A + B [/FONT][FONT=Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif,SunSans-Regular]1920 + 848 = 2768[/FONT]

    Thanks MIKE
     
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