1. AGE- As you age, there is a natural slowdown in metabolism due to loss of lean body mass. A reduced metabolism means your body is burning fewer calories than it used to.Therefore after a age consumption of calories should be changed. 2. SLEEP- Many research’s have shown that inadequate sleep (less than 7-8 hours… Continue reading Reasons for Gaining Weight !
Now we know our BMI, our calorie requirement, and if we want to lose weight next step is getting idea about serving sizes. It plays very important role whenever we follow any diet plan. If we overeat than calorie intake gets more than output, weight loss is not possible. Remember that portion control is the… Continue reading SERVING SIZES
So now we know our BMI, and we know we need to do weight loss or manage we move to calculating calorie needed and decide the caloric requirement by our body. Remember knowing how many calories your body need each day is the first step in managing your weight. Actual calories needed to maintain weight… Continue reading CALORIC REQUIREMENT ( BMR)
Anybody wondering that are we overweight? do we need weight loss? Than we need to know our BMI. When we all go to gym or to a dietitian first thing they do is check our BMI. What is BMI- Body Mass Index (BMI) is a convenient way to estimate how much fat is on your… Continue reading BMI
Let’s start with basics- How to decide how much calorie to be burned to lose 1 pound. 1 pound =3500 calorie So we need to reduce 3500 calories from the body to get rid of 1 pound/kg, usually in a healthy weight loss 1 pound/week is considered normal. That means we have 7 days =3500 ∞