A food that contains bananas should be healthy, right? Well, not always…read on for everything you need to know about selecting and preparing banana bread to make a good choice!
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.
A bag of popcorn is a treat, and makes movie-watching special. However, microwave popcorn has had some bad press lately. Questions have been raised as to whether consuming microwave popcorn is linked to cancer, lung damage, and other issues. Consumers may also be wondering about the nutritional content given the often high fat content. Let’s explore some of these concerns.