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Get the Facts Right about Putting on Weight

Key facts about body weight, dealing with fat and obesity we all should know about - for ourselves or for people around us...

- Number of calories a male needs per day: 1600 - 2000 KCal
- Number of calories a female needs per day: 1200 - 1600 KCal
- Number of calories equivalent to 1 Kg of fat: 7000 KCal
- Number of calories in a Big Mac meal: 650 KCal
* Number of calories in a can of Coke: 80 KCal
- Number of calories in a banana: 120 KCal

- Calories consumption by an active adult male: 100 KCal per hour
- Calories consumption by an adult male in sleep: 70 KCal per hour
* Calories consumption by an active adult female: 90 KCal per hour
* Calories consumption by an adult female in sleep: 60 KCal per hour