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Exercise and calories burn

Exercise and calories burn

Exercise accounts for a small portion of daily calorie burn.

Even when you work out, those extra calories burned only account for a tiny part of your total energy expenditure, only around 10 to 30 percent, depending on the person. It's not nearly equal to food intake.

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