The stomach is a muscular sac that is important for absorbing food and preparing food for further digestion.
A calorie goal forms the basis of a weight loss program. It can be defined as the amount of calories that need to be consumed so that the twin objectives of losing weight and meeting the body’s energy requirements can be met. A weight loss objective can only be met if the subject can muster the will power to adhere to the calorie goal set by his physician. The calorie goal will vary with the amount of weight to be lost, time frame and type of weight loss program selected.