Sugar can sneak its way into just about any processed food item you find at the grocery store. Find out which of your “healthy” foods might be full of added sugars in this article and how you can identify more healthful options free of added sugars!
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.