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How to Reduce Calories Without Starving Yourself- 7 Simple Steps

How to Reduce Calories Without Starving Yourself- 7 Simple Steps There are many ways to reduce calories without starving yourself so you find the process of fat loss a lot more enjoyable! Below we have outlined 7 simple steps for you! 1. Eat More Protein Proteins are the building blocks of life. Every cell in the human body contains protein.  Key roles include; Growth.Preserving lean muscle mass.Energy source.Immune function.Tissue repair.The production of essential enzymes and hormones. There are benefits to having protein in every meal. Protein has a very high satiety level which is the degree of satisfaction and resultant control of hunger between feedings. Therefore, having...


ActivHealth Guide To Calories

What Are Calories? Calories or kilocalories (k/cals) indicate the amount of energy in an item of food or drink. This is the energy that once digested will provide us with the fuel we need to firstly maintain normal bodily functions such as breathing, digestion and regeneration and secondly, to fuel the exercise or activity we choose to do beyond that basal requirement. Depending on the source of the calorie it may also provide us with an array of critical nutrients such as dietary fiber, amino acids, antioxidants and dietary vitamins and minerals. We obtain calories from three primary sources within our diets. What...

Calories Lose Weight

How Many Calories Do I Need To Eat To Lose Weight?

What are calories? Before we find out how many calories you need in order to lose weight, first we must understand what calories are. A calorie is a unit that measures energy. In nutrition, calories refer to the energy people get from the food and drink they consume, and the energy they use in physical activity and non-exercise day to day activities, known as NEAT (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis). Energy balance is the relationship between your energy input (calories consumed) and energy output (calories burned through exercise and NEAT). This is also known as our maintenance requirement and if we were to consume this...