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What is the Difference between Calorie Surplus and Calorie Deficit:
Your first step when creating a diet pattern for weight loss, weight gain, or maintenance is to figure out how many calories you are taking in. It never depends upon the amount of food you are consuming but upon the number of calories. These two are totally different parameters.
-Cucumber:16 Cal per 100 gm.
-Watermelon:30 Cal per 100 gm.
-1 Fried Chicken Zinger Burger:480 Cal(may differ).
Cucumber and watermelon are considered one of the beat calorie deficit food. Let’s see what does means my Calorie Surplus and Calorie Deficit.
A caloric surplus is when the number of calories that we consume is higher than the number of calories we burn. In a caloric surplus, our body mass increases.
Keep in mind:
- Ideal for those struggling to “put on weight”.
- Better Promotes Muscle growth.
- Quick to work out BMI 5-10% calories.
- The makeup of high protein.
A caloric deficit is when the number of calories that we consume is lower than the number of calories we burn. In a caloric deficit, our body mass decreases.
Keep In mind:
- Ideal for utilizing adipose (Tissue Fat).
- Do not use deficits for Prolonged periods of time.
- A small percentage is lost from exercise vs BMR (daily diet needs).
- Must learn the nutritional content of diet before reducing.
By: Abiha Ahmad
The writer is a medical student and blogger.