Calories in food can become an obsession when you’re dieting. If you spend doing calculations every bite you eat, hmmm you’re in trouble. It is not about restricting calories to the fullest, but to maintain a negative caloric balance, allowing you to lose weight with a complete and balanced diet. You, you know how much calories? Would you like to check? Well then, I challenge you to solve this puzzle.
Perhaps, however, you are of those who think that a few calories but not impinge on their weight and shops to be condescending when to stop eating.
Eye! This alternative is not good. As the beach is based on tiny grains of sand, negligible calories are drawing the outline of your floats.
But let me believe it’s not your case. Surely you know of calories. So much so that you have accepted the challenge of solving the puzzle you’ll find at the bottom of this post. But if you could not answer any of the references, we will refresh the question, although HEAT is in question.
While obsessing about calories, it will not help you lose weight, have some knowledge and control over the food you eat is crucial to not take surprises to stand on the scale.
Not all foods provide the same type of calories, but accounted identically.The commonly known as trash or junk food, add calories without providing nutrients. Calories these are known as empty calories.
At the other extreme, some foods rich in vitamins, minerals and especially fiber, require more heat energy to be metabolized, that they bring to your intake. These foods are known as negative calorie foods.
Other foods, meanwhile, are thermogenic, meaning they have the ability to trigger a mechanism in the body that generates power. Thermo genesis this mechanism of calories burned. Calories are units of measurement of the energy generated.
Proteins are the nutrients they require more energy for aprovechamento, while those who do it faster, providing almost immediate energy are carbohydrates.
On the other hand, fats are those that provide more calories. Neither more nor less than 9 calories per gram!
A special case is alcohol. Adds Alcohol 7 calories per gram. This means a beverage that contains 10% alcohol will provide you with just that 10%, 70 calories per 100 cc. Calories also are empty because they lack nutrients.