Tag - calorie surplus

How many calories should I eat each day?

It seems as though every month a new diet book, pill or product is released and claims that you can lose weight without giving up your favorite foods or even exercising more than you already are. Before you get all excited and spend your money on these "miracles", realize...

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I’m trying to gain/lose weight, how much food should I eat?

I get many versions of this type of question. Gaining or losing weight is largely about calorie control. As explained in an earlier post, body weight is determined by the balance of energy in (food eaten) and energy out (energy expenditure). Therefore, you would alter your energy intake/expenditure depending on what...

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