Discover best ways to measure your calorie consumption and set reasonable targets. And it’s not only about counting calories…the density of the calories in the food you eat matters, too. You’ll have sound guidance about your calorie consumption with our direct and easy-to-follow advice.
It wasn’t until 1902 when scientists learned that alcohol has calories. Lots of them.
In that year, the “father” of American nutrition science, Wilbur Atwater, announced after meticulous experiments that alcohol Read More
Alcohol has calories. Lots of them.
We didn’t know that until 1902, when the “father” of American nutrition science, Wilbur Atwater, announced after meticulous experiments that alcohol has 7 calories per gram. Read More
How many calories in that cereal? How much sodium in that soup? For nearly two decades, Nutrition Facts labels have answered those questions…except in the one section of the supermarket where you might need them the most.
If you are trying to figure out the calories in meat and poultry, you’re pretty much on your own. Exceptions: Most ground meat and poultry have Nutrition Facts (along with deceptive lean claims). And a few companies put Nutrition Facts on brand-name meats or poultry voluntarily.
In fact, many stores have posters listing the nutrition facts of fresh meat and poultry. But odds are, you haven’t noticed them. In some cases, they’re above or on the sides of the meat case. And even if your vision were sharp enough to read the fine print, the cuts on the posters don’t always match what the store is selling. So good luck with that. Read More
“Dessert for breakfast is a trend that we have been following for several years,” Eleanor Hanson of Foodwatch recently told Restaurants & Institutions magazine. Foodwatch is an Edina, Minnesota, consulting firm that analyzes food trends.
“We’re seeing streusel in cereal, chocolate in muffins and scones, and monster-size cinnamon rolls. Blurring is occurring on the sweets continuum.” In light of this continuing trend, we’ve put together a short list of 5 foods you shouldn’t eat for breakfast.
We examined nutrition information supplied by the manufacturers of popular breakfast items from fast- food chains and supermarkets. The results should sound a wake-up call. If restaurant foods came with the same “Nutrition Facts” labels that are on all packaged foods, the lines at Tim Hortons, McDonald’s, and Burger King might be a lot shorter.
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