This is wrong at every level. First of all, one pound does not equal 3500 calories.
You will see this formula in government literature, in just about every diet book.
Over the course of one year, that would equal 52 lbs. ... The 3,500-calories-per-
pound rule seemed to make sense at the time, but much has occurred in the area
Apr 11, 2015 ... Because 3,500 calories equals about 1 pound (0.45 kilogram) of fat, you need to
burn 3,500 calories more than you take in to lose 1 pound.
Jun 30, 2015 ... Theoretically, about 3500 calories equals one pound of body weight. ... this
slowdown is a real phenomenon, and has been shown in many ...
Jul 21, 2015 ... You've probably heard the number-one “rule” of weight loss: It takes a 3,500-
calorie deficit between calories consumed and calories burned to produce a one-
pound ... Today, many conventional weight-loss plans still tout the ...
And how many calories in a pound? It's simple: You can drop two pounds a week
by trimming 500 calories each day. ... View as one page · View all 1 of 27.
One pound equals 454 grams. Pure fat contains 8.7–9.5 calories per gram. Body
fat tissue is 87% fat. Using those values, we can conclude that a pound of body ...
Mar 5, 2013 ... The above quoted formula is taken as dieting orthodoxy: to lose one pound of fat
per week, simply create a 3,500 calorie deficit through diet ...
Jan 31, 2013 ... This myth (also referred to as the 3,500 Calorie Rule) is often presented in ... gain
by simply equating 3,500 extra calories to one pound weight gain. ... For a
detailed discussion of how many calories it actually takes to lose or ...
It takes 3,500 calories to equal one pound of body weight. ... To see how much
two pounds weighs, lift the wart off your mother-in-law's chin. As a note, you ...