Calories

From Kraft to Coca-Cola, some of the food industry's biggest players banded together to decrease Americans' calorie consumption. They exceeded their goal (by a lot), but how?
Skinny drinks sound appealing, but are they too good to be true? Find out why low-cal wines can be pretty misleading.

Running around town instead of at the gym? Find out if those day-to-day activities are secret calorie burners and how to make them really count.

Calorie Counts
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Skinny drinks sound appealing, but are they too good to be true? Find out why low-cal wines can be pretty misleading.

A calorie is a calorie... or is it? Here's a closer look at what exactly we're consuming for energy, and how the different sources effect our bodies.

From Kraft to Coca-Cola, some of the food industry's biggest players banded together to decrease Americans' calorie consumption. They exceeded their goal (by a lot), but how?

Ever wonder what exactly those calories we consume every day are used for? Here are all the answers.

Finally, the answer to the “Our Body, Ourselves” question nobody was ever brave enough to ask.

It turns out calorie counts may be way off. Researchers are pushing for an update to how food manufacturers estimate calories, which could have a huge impact on what we choose to eat — and how we eat it.

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