Body Fat Management

BASIC BODY FAT MANAGEMENT

The  ENERGY See-saw and  Dieting 

 

 THE  ENERGY   " IN "   ENERGY   " OUT "  SEESAW 

=  if   energy  IN 10 000kj.........  if energy  OUT  9000kj.......=  1000kj of  gained  body fat

THE  ENERGY   " IN "   ENERGY   " OUT "  SEESAW 
=  if   energy  IN 10 000kj.........  if energy  OUT  9000kj.......=  1000kj of  gained  body fat
=  if   energy  IN 10 000kj.........  if energy  OUT  9000kj.......=  1000kj of  gained  body fat
 
 
 Energy IN                                                     Energy OUT

 ================================( the see-saw )

                                        /\  ( pivot )

  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -   -   -   -  -  -  -   ( ground )

 

 *    Consider that muscle uses energy , even when asleep , this is ample justification for combining both correct  safe exercise AND  correct diet  if a reduction in body  fat mass is an objective .

 

 *   Even OVEREATING friendly foods is not a healthy idea.

 *   The Basic Sequence Is =  ..diet....eating/drinking...sucrose...glucose...glycogen....triglycerides....BODY FAT

 (  laterally exagerated body shape .........potentially leading   to........Hmmmmm...........OUCH  etc..... )

 #   VALUES USED TO CALCULATE  FOOD ENERGY

 *   Carbohydrates 16 kj    per  gram   (   32 grams = 1 ounce .....good enough for any calcs. )

 *    Protein                 17kj    per gram

 *    Alcohol                 29kj    per gram

 *    Fat                       37kj    per gram

 *     Later when we delve into the Mysteries of food labelling

 ( remember those things that some people dont want us to know etc. etc. )

 

 #  NOTE:  " Muscle density " is greater than " Body Fat density "  SO , are your bathroom scales telling you the full story  

 

 THE SEE-SAW ,  DIETING , EXERCISE , and BATHROOM SCALES
SEE-SAW ,  DIETING , EXERCISE , BATHROOM SCALES

   ( values are simplified for the example )   assume that  4  weeks after the start  of the dieting we check  the scales   =    overall loss shows 1 kg    HOWEVER  real fat loss VOLUME is greater than the volume of muscle gained from exercising

 

    muscle increase volume  ............. less than fat loss volume

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 the scales INDICATE   1kg of body mass loss , but  muscle has been gained  , SO  YOU HAVE NOT LOST 1 kg OF FAT  (   don't throw those scales away , but dont keep looking at them every day , once a week is enough .    Half a kg  loss per week is considered a sensible rate to lose body mass when dieting


scales   =    overall loss shows 1 kg  ( 2.2 Ib )  HOWEVER  real fat loss = 2kg 
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