People always seem to be on a diet. It’s appealing to think that there is a quick fix and a way to easily drop pounds.
But practical experience shows that fad diets don’t work. The weight usually comes right back.
What calories mean?
When people talk about the calories in food, what do they mean? A calorie is a unit of measurement — but it doesn’t measure weight or length. A calorie is a unit of energy. When you hear something contains 100 calories, it’s a way of describing how much energy your body could get from eating or drinking it.
Are Calories Bad?
Calories aren’t bad for you. Your body needs calories for energy. But eating too many calories — and not burning enough of them off through activity — can lead to weight gain.
Do you find that you reach for the takeout menu a little too often throughout the week? This is understandable and there are lots of people who do the same thing. That’s why you should make sure that you do think about exploring ways that you can embrace cooking homemade meals for your family and making meals like dinner more fun and nutritious. Head over to my blog for some possibilities that I recommend.
It’s really important to understand what makes up the food you eat. You’ve probably heard that your body needs nutrients to survive. Food is a source of nutrients, and different foods have different nutritional content. In this post, I will give you lots of information about the six classes of nutrients, where we find them, and why we need them.