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Calorie Balance (Calories in calories out)

We know we eat to get energy and it's measured in Calories. Just a quick reminder of elementary science. When one eats, food is being digested to glucose, amino-acid etc But glucose give the better energy and it is got from carbohydrate. Through respiration, the broken down compound (glucose) is converted into energy. Excess glucose is store in the liver or body muscles as glycogen to be used later. Here we try to examine the food one eat and energy it produces. If this energy is not consumed (or burnt out), it adds up to the body fat.

      Food                                                 Carbohydrate(in grams)                 Calories

Group of Milk

  • Chocolate milk (1 cup)                                   26                                               208
  • Low fat (2%) milk                                          12                                               121
  • Pudding (any flavour)(1/2 cup)                      30                                               161
  • Skim milk (1 cup)                                          12                                               86                           
  • Yogurt (fruit-flavored, low fat) (1 cup)          42                                               225
  • Yogurt (frozen, low fat) (1 cup                       34                                               220
Group of Beans
  • Black eye peas (1/2 cup)                                22                                               134
  • Garbanzo beans (chick peas) (1 cup)             45                                                269
  • Navy beans (1 cup)                                        48                                                259
  • Pinto beans (1 cup                                          44                                                235
  • Refried beans (1/2 cup)                                  26                                                142
  • White beans (1 cup)                                       45                                                249
Group of Fruits
  • Apple (1 medium)                                          21                                                  81                     
  • Apple (1 medium)                                          28                                               111         
  • Applesauce (1 cup)                                        60                                                232   
  • Banana (1)                                                      27                                                107           
  • Cantaloupe (1 cup)                                         14                                                  57        
  • Dates (dried)(10)                                            61                                                 228    
  • Fruit Roll-Ups (1 roll)                                    12                                                    50    
  • Grapes (1 cup)                                                28                                                   114        
  • Grape Juice (1 cup)                                        23                                                    96     
  • Orange (1)                                                      16                                                   65       
  • Orange Juice (1 cup)                                      26                                                  112           
  • Pear (1)                                                           25                                                   98    
  • Pineapple (1 cup)                                            17                                                   77           
  • Prunes (dried)(10)                                          53                                                  201            
  • Raisins (1/2 cup)                                            79                                                  302         
  • Raspberries (1 cup)                                        14                                                   61 
  • Strawberries (1 cup)                                       11                                                    45        
  • Watermelon (1 cup)                                        12                                                   50
Group of Vegetables 
  • Carrot (1 medium)                                          8                                                     31    
  • Three-bean salad (1/2 cup)                             20                                                    90    
  • Peas, green (1/2 cup)                                      12                                                    63

Group of Grains
  • Bagel (1)                                                         31                                                 165
  • Rice, white (1 cup)                                         50                                                 223
  • Rice, brown (1 cup)                                        50                                                 232

These are food we consume and the amount of energy it produces to the body. if we don't burn out most of the energy, it could be a little harmful to our body because of obesity. We burn out energy every time as long as we live. Most of the process in our body and organs uses energy. But we burn out excess calories if we do more strenuous activities. Simple activities like choosing to take the stairs rather than the lift, walking to  riding on a bike to distance less than 5 miles. one could intensify it by religiously doing workout (e.g. register in the gym).

But if I were you, I'll like to cut down on my appetite by using Garcinia Cambogia. It helps control the impulse that sends the urge to eat. It takes 3,500 calories to produce 1 pound (0.45kg) of fat. You would need 3,500 calories more than you take in to lose 1 pound. So, in general, if you cut 500 calories from your typical diet each day, you'd lose about 1 pound a week (500 calories x 7 days = 3,500 calories). Garcinia Cambogia don't just limit the impulse to eat, it also restrict the enzymes producing fat to the body. What every approach you use to cut down on the fat, using a TCM supplement is of great advantage. As you workout or limit your diet, your journey towards a calorie balance would be made easier and fast with TCM supplement.

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