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July, 30, 2015
Calorie Deficit for Weight Loss: It is common practice to say it takes a calorie deficit of 3500 calories to lose a pound.This is based on the fact that a pound of adipose tissue contains about 3500 calories. However, especially during early weight loss, the body also is losing other body components such as muscle and stored carbohydrate (glycogen) that have a much lower calorie density and are associated with substantial water loss.
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