Calories

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Calories

A gram of carbohydrates has 4 calories, a gram of protein has 4 calories and agram of fat has 9 calories.

Calories

All foods have calories and different foods have different amounts of calories.A calorie is the amount of energy, or heat, it takes to raise the temperature of 1gram of water 1 degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit).

If you know how manycarbohydrates, fats and proteins are in any given food, you can calculate howmany calories, or how much energy, that food contains.

Your body uses calories as energy. Energy is what fuels our body in the sameway that gasoline fuels a car. Human beings need energy to survive—to breathe,move, pump blood—and they acquire this energy from food.

Physical Activity consumes a high number of calories. Physical activity includeseverything from making your bed to jogging.Walking, lifting, bending and moving around burns calories and the number ofcalories you burn in any given activity depends upon your body weight, effort orintensity, and the amount of time you spend participating in the activity

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