About weight loss, we often mention calories: this calorie is very high, I don’t eat! This is a low-calorie food. It doesn’t matter if you eat more. Many times, we are even controlled by calories in our eating habits. What is calorie in the end, what is the calorie we consume every day? How much do you know about the little knowledge about calories?
What is calories (calories)?
Calories are the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 °C. Among the nutrients contained in food, only proteins, lipids and carbohydrates produce heat. 1 gram of protein and carbohydrates can produce 4 calories, and 1 gram of lipid can produce 9 calories.
What is the ideal calorie intake for a day?
The necessary calorie intake formula for one day is: height (meter) X height (meter) X22X standard weight X25~30. For example, a height of 160 cm (1.6 m), the standard weight of about 56 kg, so the calorie intake of a day is about 1400 ~ 1680 kcal. However, depending on the age, gender, and living environment, the amount of heat required is not the same, so the above formula is for reference only and is not absolute.
As long as the calorie intake is reduced, it will become thinner?
Many people think that as long as you reduce calorie intake, you can achieve slimming effect. This kind of weight loss method has just started to work well. If you use it for a long time, it will reduce the energy required to consume calories, and the body will start to accumulate fat. The more you lose, the more you get fatter.
So, after reading the above article, I believe that you have a certain understanding of calories. Sometimes, you don’t really have to worry about calories. As long as you eat it in moderation and stick to exercise, you will one day keep you thin.