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How eating different macros helps you burn more calories

Different macronutrients (fats, carbohydrates or proteins) require different amounts of energy to digest and metabolize. This is known as the Thermic Effect of Food - or diet-induced thermogenesis.

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What is the Thermic Effect of Food?

Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) rises after you eat because you use energy to eat, digest, and metabolize the food you have just eaten. This is called the Thermic Effect of Food or diet-induced thermogenesis.

The rise occurs soon after you start eating and peaks 2 to 3 hours later.

This rise in BMR can range between 2% and 30%, depending on the size of the meal and the types of foods eaten.

Different foods raise BMR by differing amounts. For example

  • Fats raise the BMR 0 to 5%

  • Carbohydrates raise the BMR by 5 to 10%

  • Proteins raise the BMR by 20 to 30%

THE LOOPHOLE: Hot, spicy foods (for example, foods containing chili, horseradish, and mustard) can have a significant thermic effect.

zuBURN leverages the Thermic Effect of Food to help you burn additional calories every day.*

zuBURN: Leverage the Thermic Effect of Food.

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