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According to the Mayo Clinic, 3,500 calories are equal to about 1 pound. Because calories are a unit of heat and pounds are a unit of weight, there is no direct conversion, and calories per pound differ with each person. More »

One pound of fat equals approximately 3,500 calories. Using this equation, doctors have long said that consuming 3,500 fewer calories results in the loss of 1 pound of body fat, but new studies defy this logic. New infor... More »

One pound of body fat is equal to about 3,500 calories. In general, if someone consumes 500 calories less per day, he loses about 1 pound in a week. More »

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