Patient discussion about cal

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Q. In which sports do you burn the most calories?

I heard that in a spinning session you can burn up to 1000 calories and that Bikram yoga is also very good for burning lots of calories. Do you know of other sports?
ARunning and cycling are considered high-expenditure sports. Generally, the higher you get your pulse during the exercise the higher your calorie expenditure is. However, the burning fat is optimal at a certain pulse, usually not the highest you can get yourself to.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/exerciseandphysicalfitness.html

Q. Low calorie desserts - any suggestions?

I’m having my in-laws for a dinner next week, and since my husband has started a diet lately I’m looking for a low-calorie desserts to end the low-fat meal I’m preparing. Any idea?
A1You can find suggestions and recipes here:
(http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/lf_hl_low_calorie/0,2661,FOOD_21616,00.html )
A2Fruits have usually less calories than cakes. Sorbet or low-fat ice-creams are also a good option.
A3Here are some tips on making low calorie desserts:
http://hubpages.com/hub/Low-Calorie-Dessert-Guide

10 Superfast, Supereasy, Low-Cal Desserts
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipes/desserts/low-calorie/low-calorie-desserts/

Hope this helps.

Q. Is it true that alcohol has lots of calories?

if so, then how can it be that people who are alcoholics are not all very fat?
A1Alcohol carries about 7 Kcal per gram. 1 gram of fat gives 9 kcal & 1 gram of carbohydrate gives 4 kcal. but vast amount of alcohol can suppress the need for food, so they can pass out every afternoon and forget eating. obesity is a better situation. trust me.
A2Alcohol does have lots of calories but alcoholists drink more than they eat-that's why they're not fat. just so you know- beer is the most fattening, wine is better in this matter- white better than red...

Q. Which alcohol has the least calories?

I want to lose a few pounds, so I was wondering which alcohol I should drink when I go out? which has least calories? (and don’t tell me that it’s better not to drink alcohol at all…)
Ahere is an alcohol-caloreis calculator. knock yourself out! (literally...):
http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/CollegeStudents/calculator/alcoholcalc.aspx

Q. Is it true that when you eat celery you burn more calories than you consume?

A1true
DrMDK
A2Thanks Brandon for the clip.
A3Excellent video! thanks :)

Q. where would i find a table of basic and most important nutrition and their calori benefits?

Awebmd.com has a very basic table that you might use, it gives you a general food type , his serving amount , calories etc. :

http://www.webmd.com/diet/guide/usda-food-guide

i hope this is what you are looking for!!

Q. how many calories should i eat per day

i weigh 220 and am 5 feet 1 inch how many calories should i eat per day
Aif your aim is to loose weight, here is a site with a calorie calculator-
http://walking.about.com/cs/calories/l/blcalcalc.htm

and here some advises on what to eat as a diabetic-
http://www.lifeclinic.com/focus/Diabetes/diet.asp
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