Healthy Fries Anyone? Burger King introduces lower calorie French fries

French fries, no matter how tasty they can be, are classified under foods that should be consumed in moderation particularly for those who are watching their weight. It is one of those unassuming snacks that can hurt your diet the most. Packed with roughly 300 calories per 100 grams, it is easy to consume half a day’s worth of calories by eating fries while watching a movie or television. Add cheese or sourcream powder to it and you’re bound to eat even more. Burger King has recently announced a new addition to their menu that would help French fries-lovers all Continue Reading →

How to save calories every week

Admit it. The idea of having your food delivered is enticing more so if you’re pressed for time and can’t find the energy to get up and prepare food on your own. Preparing food by yourself though is much more healthy and nutritious. And contrary to popular belief, preparing food by yourself doesn’t have to take too much time. Here are some easy ways to save calories all week long Plan your meals Some experts believe that making up your mind on which food you plan to eat for the week is one of the easiest yet most effective ways Continue Reading →

Shockingly Low Calorie Foods

It’s been said that the most delicious foods are those which are not good for the body. Pizzas, pastas, and pastries are just a few examples of that. They’re often in the limelight since most nutritionists would recommend eating them in moderation. For this post, I’d like to dwell on the other end of the spectrum and feature some shockingly low calorie foods which you can consume without worry. Celery Stick Dubbed as the ultimate low calorie food, celery stick contains only around 5 calories per stem. And that’s not all the good thing it provides. Despite its unassuming look, Continue Reading →

Eat big during breakfasts, Less during dinner

Busy people tend to skip eating breakfast and just make up for it during lunch or dinner. This is not a good idea if researchers from Tel Aviv University are to be believed. In a recently concluded study, researchers found out that people who eat their largest meal of the day during breakfasts are more likely to lose more weight and have a lower risk of acquiring diabetes, hypertension and other diseases. Daniella Jakubowicz, one of the lead researchers in the study, gathered 93 obese who were asked to go under two strictly formulated diet plan. All participants were subjected Continue Reading →

Study suggests benefits in including amount of exercise to burn calories in restaurant menus

          In our previous post, we shared that Starbucks have already started stating the corresponding calories of their drinks in all their branches in the US. This is even before the Food and Drug Administration have completed the implementing rules and regulations which would force all restaurants with more than 20 locations in the US to include the calorie information alongside their menu. This move hopes to address the increasing rate of obesity in the country.          This week we’ll focus on another study that suggests that aside from the calorie information, menus Continue Reading →

How to Manage Restaurant Calories

Counting calories is hard enough as it is. Counting calories mean that you have to make a conscious effort to scrutinize every food, snack or beverage you consume. When I started making a habit of counting the calories in the food I eat, my family and friends were weirded out by me. Soon enough though, after I explained general calorie information, they became as passionate as myself in keeping track of what they eat. restaurant calories Based on experience, regularly eating in restaurants and fast food chains is the fastest way to gain weight. It’s easy to pack unnecessary carbs Continue Reading →

Effective Ways to Cut Calories from Your Burger

You can spot hamburger stalls all over this country not without reason. Hamburgers, along with pizzas, remain to be America’s favourite if the number of hamburger joints are any indication. They’re quick to eat, delicious and packed with protein that’s essential for everyday activities. However, they’re also one of the most calorie-packed foods and hence, a pain for those who are watching their calorie intake. Case in point is Cheesecake Factory’s Farmhouse Cheeseburger which has around 1,530 calories and that doesn’t include the calories on the fries yet. It’s worthy to take note that one person’s recommended daily calorie intake Continue Reading →

McDonald’s Favorites Under 400 Calorie Menu

I’ve never known someone who doesn’t know what McDonalds is. Unless you’re living in a cave, you’ll know that McDonalds has an integral part in the diet of millions of people across the world. They specialize in not so healthy choices like French fries, burgers and sodas that’s why they often take the blame for obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and related conditions. In their effort to provide healthier choices, McDonalds has come up with a menu option that is puts the spotlight on food choices under 400 calories. Unlike the dollar menu, this menu focuses on not what you Continue Reading →