Dieting Essentials: Calorie Intake - The energy storage!

Yash kaushik
Yash kaushik

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Nutrition
You eat and you shit, but have you ever thought what happens to the food you eat inside your body before it’s converted to shit for real? Energy storage happens!

Your body gets calories (energy) from whatever you drink or eat in the form of different macronutrients. There are mainly 4 macronutrients that yield energy/calories - 1. Fat - 9 calories per gram of fat 2. Alcohol - 7 calories per gram of alcohol 3. Carbohydrate - 4 calories per gram of carbohydrate 4. Protein - 4 calories per gram of protein For example - If you are eating 100 grams of rice (measured uncooked) in a meal with 50 grams of beans (measured uncooked) and you used 10 grams of oils to cook your beans then the macronutrient break down will look like this - Rice 100 grams Fats 1 grams = 1 x 9 = 9 calories Carbohydrates 80 grams = 80 x 4 = 320 calories Protein 7 grams = 7 x 4 = 28 calories Total calories = 9 + 320 + 28 = 357 calories Beans 50 grams Fats 0.4 grams = .4 x 9 = 3.6 calories Carbohydrates 30 grams = 30 x 4 = 120 calories Protein 12 grams = 12 x 4 = 48 calories Total calories = 3.6 + 120 + 48 = 171.6 calories Oils 10 grams Fats 10 grams = 10 x 9 = 90 calories Carbohydrates 0 grams = 0 calories Protein 0 grams = 0 calories Total calories = 90 calories Total calorie intake for that meal = 357 + 171.6 + 90 = 618.6 Calories Comment below if you have any questions. Yash Kaushik | Fittr Coach
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Paroma Maiti

how would I know the macro distribution for every food item?

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