I was using the BMR and Harris benedict equations. I got a negative result when i used the following information just by curiosity: Age: 80 Height :1feet 0 inches (ie 12 inches) weight :22 pounds ...
Apples, celery, cabbage, and etc. are considered "negative" calorie foods. While I understand that the "negative" portion of that statement is largely mythical in nature, as they are actually just ...
How are calories calculated in food? Do they sum all the energy in every molecule? By for example, by burning the stuff up and calculating the energy output. Or is this value supposed to represent ...
My question is whether all the excess energy that is left every day always go to fat, or can it be wasted or disposed of somehow? (for example by not digesting everything to 100 percent?) Now, I am ...
What are the differences between Calories, calories, and kcals? Why do we have different terms to describe the same concept? In what cases is it useful to use one unit of measurement over the other? ...