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 →

Americans badly underestimate the amount of Calories in their meals

          When I want to justify eating burgers, steaks and fries, I set my mind into thinking that they only have this certain amount of acceptable calorie count. I know my estimate will be rather off but I still do that in hopes of eating delicious foods which are often loaded with calories. It turns out I’m not the only one doing that. In a recent study, it was proven that Americans greatly underestimate the calories they take into their body by as much as 34%. Calories in fast-food meals tend to be the most undervalued. 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 →

Starbucks include calorie count on all storefront menus

               By now, you probably have heard or seen first hand the new format of the menus on all Starbucks stores across the country. The new format includes the appropriate calorie count written besides the drinks’ prices. This move by the company came even before the Food and Drug Administration has ironed out the details for a regulation to impose the inclusion of calorie information on all restaurant menus. Now, it has become more difficult to ignore how many calories does your frappuccino pack in.         Calorie count is important as Continue Reading →

iPhone Version 4.0 approved and ready to download

Version 4.0 of CalorieSmart calorie counter app is now available in iTunes App Store. Updated user interface makes it even easier to track your calories and nutrition information. We added an “add” button in the overview page to make it easier to add nutrition and exercise information to the log. Changed how Recent Meals are shown. You can now select the number of days and the meal type of recent meals to show. Easier serving size entry. Popular serving sizes are show in a scroll wheel. You can still enter any value using a keypad entry. Two-way sync with our Continue Reading →