Month: April 2019

The History of the Calorie

April 26th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Goodbye to Calorie Counting This month's blog posts will examine the calorie. We'll examine why and how it became the touchstone for measuring food intake and the main focus of the diet industry and government policies on health and obesity.  In 19 Reasons Why Calorie Counting Doesn't Work we'll look at the problems with this system and in Not ...

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19 Reasons Why Calorie Counting Doesn’t Work

April 19th, 2019 | Posted in Info

It may be true that eating a lot more calories than you can burn off will most likely lead to weight gain and eating a lot fewer than you burn off will lead to weight loss. However, there are many other variables to consider. Here are a few problems with the calorie counting method of weight control: 1. The calorie content of food is hard to ...

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Not All Calories Are Equal

April 12th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Quantifying calories is still the principle target for intervention in preventing or treating obesity and related diseases. This thinking assumes that all calories have the same effects on weight, regardless of their source. However, it isn't as simple as that. Fats, Protein and Carbohydrates – Different Functions, Different Effects Calories ...

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