**How many calories are in a pound? **2.857142857142857e-4 calories = 1 pound

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The calorie is a measure that we use every day. At the bag of food packaging, in the Nutrition Facts Section you will notice that the word “Calories” is written in bold letters. Below that you will see other facts like Protein, Cholesterol and Sodium. Before any other components, the calorie is places first. You may have heard people say there are 155 calories in a boiled egg. If you want the egg to be poached you would have probably heard that you better have you egg boiled than poached. A boiled egg has more calories so it will keep you energetic for a longer time.

The chief part of the calorie formula is the proclamation that one pound contains 3,500 calories. You will find it difficult to find someone who will validate the exact calculation behind this, let us see it below. One pound equals 454 grams and fat has nine calories per gram (this is the universally accepted conversion, but it is an approximation and considerably rounded down from even the original estimate.

Human fat tissue is approximately 87% lipid (this is a extensively acknowledged conversion, but it is also an approximation).Placing these in an organized manner, we can originate the sum that 454 grams of body fat tissue has about the calorific energy of 395 grams of pure fat (454 grams x 87%), that is 3,555 calories (395 grams x 9). 3,555 is near enough to 3,500 you may consider, until you see the how exactly the formula is used.

**Let us how people convert calories to pound**

People know that 1lb is equal to 3500 calories. In the above calculation, we found that it is 3555 calories.

(87/100) X 454 = 394.98

394.98 X 9 = 3554.82

This is demonstrating the first calculation.

In the second way 3500 calories = 1lb

1 calorie = (1 / 3500) lb. = 2.857142857142857e-4 calories

If someone has ever calculated how much weight they will lose by cutting out a positive number of calories a day, you know the most well-known equation in dieting: 1 pound = 3,500 calories. Many people find the equation to be incorrect. It may be right in a severe math sense, like if you burn a pound of fat in a lab, but cutting out 500 calories a day for 7 days will not get you losing a pound. The major flaw with the above equations is that it considers that weight loss will remain in a direct fashion over time. That is not the way the body responds. The body is a very active system, and an alteration in one part of the system always makes changes in other parts.

Most people will lose about half the weight that the 3,500-calories rule predicts. In other words, in over 1 year, the new equation is 7,000 calories = one pound. (The math varies a little over shorter and longer periods of time, with few handling to lose weight outside 12 months.)

If 7000 calories = 1 pound

1 calorie = 1.428571428571429e-4 pound