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How Many Calories Should I Eat a Day?

The number of calories you need to eat each day depends on several factors, including your age, size, height, sex, lifestyle, and overall general health. As an example, a physically active 6ft 2in male, aged 22 years, requires considerably more calories than a 5ft 2ins sedentary woman in her 70s. It has been discovered that factors such as how you

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Calculating How Many Calories Are Burned In A Day

The number of calories burned each day is directly linked to weight loss, weight gain, or weight maintenance. For a person to lose weight, they must burn more calories than they take in, creating a calorie deficit. But, to do this, they need to know how many calories they burn each day. In this article, we take a look at how someone

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“Low-Content” Nutritional Claims on Packaged Goods Misleading for Consumers

No fat, no sugar, no salt? What does it mean? Today, supermarket shelves are filled with products that make a variety of claims related to their perceived health benefits. As many Americans try to make better food choices, companies have been quick to adopt packaging that makes “low-content” nutrient claims such as “low-fat” or “low-sodium.” Because there is no uniformity

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Is Shrimp High in Cholesterol? Nutritional and Heart Health Information

Eating shrimp as part of a balanced diet is not only safe but can offer a person several key nutrients. Doctors previously recommended against eating shrimp as part of a heart-healthy diet, citing the high levels of cholesterol. However, after years of research and a better understanding of what contributes to heart disease and higher cholesterol, scientists now consider eating

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