Tag Archives: Calories

Would You Like 500 Calories With That? Chain-Restaurant Labeling Law Advances in Congress

(ISTOCKPHOTO/HEALTH) By Julie Upton, RD Only a few cities and states so far have implemented laws requiring restaurants to post nutrition facts for their offerings. But now, legislation is making its way through Congress that will help implement a national law requiring all large U.S. chain restaurants (20 or more locations) to disclose at least calorie counts for all the ...

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Turkey Nutrition: Benefits and Calories

As you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast with family and friends, it’s likely that turkey will be on the menu (and star in your  delicious leftovers for days after that, too). But you might wonder at some point, “Is turkey actually good for me?” A lot of my clients actually ask me that very question. Here are the turkey nutrition facts worth ...

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Low-Carb Diets May Boost Metabolism and Burn More Calories

Gaining back unwanted pounds after a period of weight loss is an all-too-common problem, and it’s not just about flagging willpower. Even when people follow their diet and exercise routine to a T, it’s not uncommon for their bodies to adapt to those missing pounds by slowing down their metabolism and burning fewer calories. This can lead to slowed progress, ...

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How Many Calories Do You Burn Doing Housework?

by Dawn Chen Lose weight while doing housework No one really likes doing housework, but now you can take comfort in the fact that cleaning and doing chores doubles up as a mini workout. While the results can’t compare to a full-on gym session, it’s still nice to know that an hour of mopping the floor burns as many calories ...

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7 Easy Ways to Cut Calories Without Feeling Hungry

by Yuen Yi Ying Bake with less sugar, oil and butter Most cake and cookie recipes call for about a cup and a half of sugar, sometimes more, and if that alarms you, know that most recipes could do with 30 to 50 per cent less sugar without much impact on the taste. However, the compromise is that the outcome ...

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Intermittent Fasting Can Help You Lose Weight Without Counting Calories

Intermittent fasting is a diet plan that helps you lose weight without restricting what you eat. Intermittent fasting involves two days of regular eating, followed by one day of fasting. Photo: 123rf.com As the world paces forward in technological advancements, people are unfortunately regressing when it comes to eating habits. Because of this, diets such as intermittent fasting are gaining ...

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8 Ways to Burn More Calories By Walking

Make these quick and simple tweaks to your daily walks for a way more effective workout.   Photo: 123rf.com Walking is a great low-impact workout but because of its relatively low intensity, it doesn’t burn quite as many calories as other cardio exercises like running. That doesn’t mean you have to break into a run to get an effective workout. ...

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19 Ways to Burn More Calories Effectively While Working Out

No more wasting time at the gym. Here’s how you can maximise your workouts and burn more calories for effective weight loss. Photo: ammentorp/123rf.com Ask any runner who’s naturally slim: there are so many reasons to exercise that have nothing to do with losing weight. But if weight loss is your main motivator, make sure every minute of exercise counts ...

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7 Everyday Things You Can Do to Burn More Calories

No time to exercise? Here are ways to sneak a mini workout into your everyday activities. If time is what stands between you and working out regularly, you will be surprised to find out that many of your daily activities can count as exercise. With just a slight tweak, you will be well on your way to torch calories without ...

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