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What is the mass of fat needed to provide an animal with as much energy as 1 g of carbohydrate?

What is the mass of fat needed to provide an animal with as much energy as 1 g of carbohydrate? A. 1g B. 0.5g C. 2g

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C. There are 9 calories in a gram of fat, and 4 in carbs. So ACTUALLY none of those is correct cause the real percentage is .44, but rounding it’ll be .5. So C, half a gram.

Do you still get a sugar rush from artificial sugar?

When you consume regular sugar your body uses the carbohydrates very quickly and gives you a lot of energy for a short amount of time. Then you’re body “crashes” after you have used up all the sugar and you become very tired. I was wondering if the same thing happens to your body when you take artificial sweeteners such as splenda or sweet n low. Does your body have the sudden rush of energy and then the sudden crash? Thank you!

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No. Dumping a lot of sugar into your bloodstream causes your pancreas to go crazy and squirt out a lot of insulin. The insulin triggers your muscles and other body tissues to burn up the sugar quickly, but 20 minutes later the sugar is all used up but your blood is still full of insulin so you ‘crash’, your blood sugar goes low and you feel cranky and tired and hungry. Artificial sugar doesn’t cause the insulin reaction, so it doesn’t cause either the rush or the crash.

What is the best fruit to be eaten after dinner?

As far as my knowledge is concerned, the dinner should be taken as a poor man. What exactly this mean and as per medical advisors opinion what ever you eat after sun set it will be 100% converted to carbohydrates ie fully converted to fats. If this is the result why one should take dinner. If it is necessary then what should be taken in the dinner. Please explain in detail.

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ok this is in response to the guy that said fruit is fast digesting carbs. he’s right that fruits are made of simple carbs (fast digesting) but that’s not the whole story when it comes to insulin spikes. you also need to look at the GI index. this is basically an indicator of how much your blood-sugar levels will increase from eating something. Choosing low GI carbs – the ones that produce only small fluctuations in our blood glucose and insulin levels – is the secret to long-term health reducing your risk of heart disease and diabetes and is the key to sustainable weight loss. fruits have very low GI index. so eating lots of fruit won’t spike your insulin levels and cause your body to produce fat. almost all fruits are ok…pineapple has a slightly higher GI than most fruit. but don’t take this info and go eat 10 oranges per meal or something…too much is still too much. so to answer your question, apples, bananas, cherries, oranges, grapefruit (very good), grapes, kiwi, mangos, and prunes are all fine. stay away from dates tho.

What is a low calorie food that fills you up?

I’m trying to limit my carbohydrate intake… not Atkins-like, but just to cut back on calories and carbs. Any HELP would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Water – the ultimate in low-calorie foods. Actually there’s nothing wrong with carbohydrates just don’t go for the refined sugars and white bread. Whole grains are very good for you and will not make you fat. You can’t ever go wrong with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.

How many grams of carbohydrate can I eat to lose fat?

I’m 19 and I’m very active, I do high intensity training everyday, and I go jogging from time to time. How many grams of carbohydrates can I eat to burn fat?

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It’s not how many carbs it’s what type of carbs!!! watch this it will help alot: http://flatbelly.naviibk.com/flatbelly?tid=Hyrdey93H13D27M3 🙂

Is muscle milk good for you?

I just bought some muscle milk the protein shake and it taste really good. I’m 15 years old and I’m underweight trying to gain weight and build muscle.

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Hi Cole. Yes, protein is a great way to put on weight. The weight you put on depends on how you utilise the protein. As you already probably know. Protein shakes are popular with those who workout. Why? Because when we workout, our muscles get tired and damaged. Protein is the main abundant component if you will, in our muscles. The more protein we can get to our muscles before, during and after extended periods of training. The more protein can help us repair and grow muscle. And more muscle equals more weight and more weight is what you are aiming for. Muscle weighs more than fat too so if you have more muscle than you have fat, you can weigh more with just muscle mass alone than someone who weighs the same as you but with a higher body fat percentage. To guarantee you put on some weight, you want to be eating plenty of carbohydrates too. Food like pasta, rice, wholemeal breads, sweet potatoes. All have high carbs and if used right can boost your weight in months if not weeks.

Im female weight 80lbs and im 4ft 9in. Tried everything to gain weight i eat alot but not even a pound. I have?

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To gain weight you need to combine protein foods with starchy carbohydrates as indicated below. Good weight gaining combinations are bread, cereals, pasta, rice, potatoes or sweet potatoes combined with meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, nuts or sea food. Peanut butter sandwiches and cheese sandwiches are good weight gaining combinations. The protein in the above combinations will help to gain extra muscles.

Im 5’6. Weigh 140. Want to lose weight. Cant suppress my hunger?

What should i do? Im 23 and with my busy work schedule I try to run about 3 times a week before i go into work. I would like to get back down to 125. But i feel like i am always hungry. And if i dont eat once i start getting hungry then I get a headache or migraine With my work schedule its hard to eat more than three meals a day. I dont eat fast food but on rare occasions. I typically eat cereal or oatmeal for breakfast. I do not like eggs. I eat a sandwich or soup for lunch or leftovers from the super i made the night before. My super is usually a bigger meal that consists of some kind of meat with brown rice or wheat noodles. Or fish on brown rice. Or wheat spaghetti. If i wouldn’t get headaches so easily. Id feel like it’d be easier to lose weight. Id be more motivated to eat smaller portions. And not east any kind of dessert that gets offered to me. I simply dont have any self control. And I’m sure i dont eat good enough. Where do i start? Oh and i know i dont drink enough water. How do i gain more self control to make myself drink enough? I simply dont think about drinking. And usually wont drink anything till i eat something. I dont drink soda so thats good. I typically drink water when i do drink.

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There are several ways to suppress your appetite naturally. You do not want to starve yourself as this will tell your body to hold on to the fat already in your body. Natural Appetite Suppressants Pinolenic Acid is a nutrient that reduces your appetite naturally. It also aids in the digestion of dietary fats helping weight loss. Pine nuts contain pinolenic acid, a naturally occurring polyunsaturated fat that actually stimulates two powerful hunger suppressing hormones. Green Tea extract works by promoting thermogenesis, which increases the metabolic rate, inhibiting fat digestion, and boosting your energy. It also increases fat oxidation which helps the body use fat as an energy source. Coleus is an herb that promotes the breakdown of fat in the fat cells and aids in weight loss. Coleus stimulates fat metabolism helping fat loss when dieting. Protein takes longer to digest and does not affect your blood sugar in the way that carbohydrates do which suppresses the appetite by making you feel fuller longer. Guarana has a stimulant affect much like caffeine, it helps to boost energy levels and suppress the appetite. Foods That Suppress Your Appetite Water is an easy way to suppress your appetite. If you drink an 8-ounce glass of water when you first start feeling hungry you should notice that it curbs your appetite. If you just drink a full glass of water and wait 10 minutes you may see that your appetite is either completely gone or dramatically reduced. Green vegetables such as lettuce, cabbage, bokchoy, and other leafy vegetables are very low in calories and they fill your stomach to make you feel full, turning off the hunger signals in your brain. Apples are a great appetite suppressing food because the bulky fiber fills up your stomach and turns off your appetite control hormones before you overeat. Sorry, I ran out of space, answering you about hunger. Please, ask about water separately.

What is the 3 day diet of a sprinter?

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When doing 100m (short intense), your body uses glycogen and creatine phosphate. When doing a marathon, your body is best using ketones. Make the switch from food to body fat easier by eating a high fat diet. Eggs and meats along with veggies. When doing 400m (long intense) your body uses glycogen and then more carbohydrates. You will need enough carbohydrates in your food stores to get you through the rest of the race. Add potatoes and rice to more of your meals.

Would exercising help?

I’m 19 and I’m 5ft5 I weigh 7stone, I know I’m really skinny, I try to eat loads but I still don’t gain weight, would exercise help me not be skinny if you get what I mean

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If you want to gain weight and muscle, that is, lean muscle mass, you will have to engage a two-pronged approach of eating right, and often, and exercising right, and left. This means eating lots of calories, protein and nutrients and weight-training at least four times a week. Focus on exercises that engage lots of muscles at once, rather than specific muscle groups. This can include squats, deadlifts, presses, rows and pull-ups. Push yourself to lift heavier weights with less reps.Stay between 10 and 20 reps per muscle group. Staying closer to 12 reps of the heavies is preferable. Your sets should last between 40 and 70 seconds. Try to eat 5 to 6 small meals a day. Getting plenty of protein, carbohydrates and nutrients into your body is essential, giving your body material to build muscle and your metabolism the boost it needs to burn off fat. 🙂