Calories Information Links

If you want to improve your energy intake and achieve a better balance between calorie intake and calorie expenditure, has tons of information and resources to help you achieve better calorie control.

The main issue about reducing calories is to aim for a realistic calorie intake and avoid very-low-calorie-diets unless you are following a medically supervised eating plan. While feasible in the short term, very-low-energy-diets may not contain sufficient nutrition to maintain good health. Also, if you want to boost your energy expenditure, check out our calorie burning pages.

The best way to reduce calories is to choose less calorie-dense foods, meaning food with less fat. Fat contains twice the calories of carbs or protein. Also, it’s a good idea to avoid ’empty-calorie’ foods, meaning food with no nutrition but high in calorie content. Regular sodas are a good example of empty-calorie food.

Calorie Control Council
Information on cutting calories and fat in your diet.

Calorie Needs For Women
Advice about calorie intake needed to lose weight.

Calorie Needs For Men
How many calories needed to lose or maintain weight.

Is Bread High In Calories?
Guide to calorie content of breads.

Calories in Fats
Calorific value of fat.

Calories in Protein
Calorific content of protein.

Calories in Carbohydrates
How many calories does carbohydrate contain.

Exercise & Calories
Tables showing how quickly we burn calories from foods.

Best and Worst Calorie Choices
Tables of relatively good and bad calorie choices.

Burn Calories, Lose Weight
Advice on cutting calories for easier weight loss.


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