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What is positive and negative energy balance?
A positive energy balance, in which energy intake exceeds expenditure causes weight gain, with 60鈥?0 % of the resulting weight gain being attributable to body fat.11In negative energy balance, when energy expenditure exceeds intake, the resulting loss in body mass is also accounted for by 60鈥?0 % body fat.
Why positive energy balance is important for weight loss?
Positive energy balance (the healthy way) When your body is in a positive energy balance or neutral energy balance it has been proven to work much more efficiently in losing or gaining weight, whatever your goal maybe.
What is energy balance?
What is energy balance? 鈥淓nergy balance鈥?is the relationship between 鈥渆nergy in鈥?(food calories taken into the body through food and drink) and 鈥渆nergy out鈥?(calories being used in the body for our daily energy requirements).
How do I determine my energy balance?
One of the simplest ways is to use a calorie calculator. To determine how your energy balance will affect your weight, you need to determine if you have a positive or negative balance. To do so, take your numbers and input them into the equation at the top of the article.