caloric consumption

caloric consumption

The calories that a person consumes in a 24-hour period. The USDA (US Department of Agriculture) reported that in 1970 the average American consumed 2,234 calories/day, and in 2003 consumed an average of 2,757/day, a possible indicator for increased rates of obesity.
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Because the tracking technology facilitates a more detailed and nuanced analysis of caloric consumption, diet, and exercise levels, it can work more effectively as a tool for women's continual body work.
Shapiro  observed a 10 to 15 percent decline in caloric consumption between the first and last week of the benefit month.
Excessive caloric consumption as a high-fat diet (HFD) or high-carbohydrate diet (HCD) is largely responsible for the epidemics of chronic diseases associated with inflammation.
The rapid pace of economic development in the region has been accompanied by decreasing levels of physical activity and increased caloric consumption, particularly of 'junk food'.
The rapid pace of economic development in the region has been accompanied by decreasing levels of physical activity and increased caloric consumption, particularly of "junk food." These are important factors in child and adolescent obesity.
Bread occupies a unique place in our diet, accounting for about 10% of the calories many people in the West consume and up to 40% of the caloric consumption in some non-Western countries--more than any other food product.
Don't drink all your calories: Avoid drinks that are high in calories, like - eggnog, apple cider and beverages, since these can quickly add to your daily caloric consumption.
Recognizing these limitations, Blaydes and Kayser (2011) focus their work on analyzing caloric consumption, using the widely available measure of average per capita daily food consumption as a proxy for evaluating the welfare of the poor and positing that increases in average caloric consumption cannot be centered on the rich, who have already approached their biological limits.
The book strives to counter what the author calls an extreme epidemic of 'unhappiness, unhealthiness, and underliving.' The book describes a daily program that has three sections: Think, which studies the power of positive thinking, and how the mind can influence physical health; Eat, which extols the virtues of healthy eating and controlled caloric consumption; and Move, a treatise on the goodness of physical activity and exercise.
High sugar intake actually lowers satiety levels, which subsequently can cause an increase in caloric consumption. People with SCI require fewer calories than their able-bodied counterparts, so maintaining appropriate portion control is crucial.
So, when I tell my overweight and obese patients to restrict their caloric consumption to lose weight, the discussion usually begins with, "I know this might be difficult, but ..." And it usually ends with me feeling a little less than anemic optimism.
of their caloric consumption, says the report, and, given land and water scarcities, this