Though there are many different kinds of diet, one of the most common will encourage you to count the calories in the foods that you’re eating. But did you know that there is more than one way to count calories, and many people aren’t doing it properly? In fact, the odds are that if you are counting calories as a part of your diet, your food log isn’t actually as accurate as you think.
Recent studies have shown that the calories printed on high fiber and high protein foods are not accurate because they count the number of calories that are available in foods and not the number of calories that the body will actually use. Continue reading
While selecting healthy foods is the first step to healthy eating for proper dieting and weight maintenance, the way that you cook them is just as important as what you are cooking in the first place. For instance, there is a big difference between taking eggplant – which is considered to be quite a healthy veggie – and quickly sauteing it in a light olive oil or battering it and deep frying it. While both taste great, the difference in fats and calories is tremendous. If you want to slash calories, it’s important to know what these differences are.
Learning the right techniques for preparing foods can make all the difference in the ease with which you lose weight in a healthy way as you slash calories. Use the following tips to keep you on the right track and to make sure that you’re eating all of the foods that you love, while promoting a healthy, fit body. Continue reading