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Kilocalorie

# Kilocalorie - Kilocalorie energy balance and weight control...

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Kilocalorie, energy balance and weight control 1. Kilocalorie a. Define: amount of heat required to raise the amount of 1L to 1 degree Celcius (1kc - ->1L- 1 degree Celcius) b. Determined by bomb calorimeter c. Determining individual k-calorie needs? c.i. Basil metabolic rate (BMR) c.i.1. Metabolism c.i.1.a. Process of food to gain energy c.i.1.b. Food becomes the fuel for our function c.i.2. “basil” c.i.2.a. Minimum energy requirement for life c.i.2.b. Taken when awake and flat on yo back c.i.2.c. Less energy needed when laying than standing c.i.2.d. Determined by 1kg of body weight c.i.3. How to determine c.i.3.a. Convert lbs into kg c.i.3.b. Take kg and multiply by 24 = BMR c.i.4. Variables c.i.4.a. Gender c.i.4.a.i. Male c.i.4.a.ii. Female c.i.4.a.ii.1. Has lower metabolism c.i.4.a.ii.2. Makes 10% decrease of value c.i.4.a.ii.3. Has more fat c.i.4.b. Age : When reached age 30, metabolism decreases 0.5% each year c.i.4.c. State of health c.i.4.c.i.

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