Monday, September 15, 2008

Using a Calorie Counter to Lose Weight

Nutrition Facts

To count your calories, you need to know the following basic nutrition facts:

1 gram of fat = approx. 9 calories

1 gram of protein = approx. 4 calories

1 gram of carbohydrates = approx. 4 calories

4 grams of sugar = 1 teaspoon of sugar

Kcal and Calories Demystified

Have you ever wondered why a 30g serving of cereal contains 300kcal, as stated in its food packaging? Does it mean 300 000 calories? But how can it be? Read "Know How to Count Calorie?"

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