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Thermic Effect of Food: Protein, Fats, Carbs, and Free Calories!

Thermic Effect of Food: Protein, Fats, Carbs, and Free Calories! In a process called “Thermic Effect of Food”, 30 percent of the calories in each gram of protein ingested is burned off to digest and process that protein. So in … Continue reading

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How Many Calories to Lose Weight? To Gain Weight? To Maintain Weight?

How Many Calories to Lose Weight? To Gain Weight? To Maintain Weight?   To maintain bodyweight shoot for a daily intake of 14-16 cals per lb of bodyweight. So someone who is 180 lbs should be right around 2700 per … Continue reading

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Healthy Fats Not So Bad?

 A healthy fat intake is essential for body composition because dietary fat is used to make up and strengthen the outer lipid layer of cells, and it is involved in the proper production of many hormones including muscle building hormones … Continue reading

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