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1, Jan 26, 2013

Weight loss, remember this simple math, Part I

Filed under: Weight issue — admin @ 12:14 am

On 1/13/2013, I read this piece from Harvard Medical School newsletter, “Simple math equals easy weight loss.” Below are the interesting facts.

A few minutes of pleasure from eating a candy bar need:
Nearly 3/4 of an hour to burn off the calories of a candy bar.

To lose 1 pound by exercising, you need to burn approximately 3,500 calories. It can take a few days of moderate exercise to do this.

A strategy for weight loss always involves a two-pronged approach:
(1) exercising and
(2) cutting calories
To be continued…

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