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
GUEST POST: Physician and obesity specialist Dr. Yoni Freedhoff is no stranger to the controversies surrounding modern nutrition. Find out why he still cares about calories — and how counting can help people take control of their relationship with food.
CalCutter is a new healthy cooking app from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. We tested it out — and here's what we found.
How much protein is in a slice of turkey? How many calories in that milkshake? A new search function from Google makes calculating nutritional information a breeze.

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A new study claims paying attention to what you eat may help keep off extra pounds. What role does distraction play in appetite? Make sure to put down your sandwich before finding out here!
Calorie Counts
OP-ED: Researchers are now suggesting that all restaurants in the U.S. should be required to post calorie counts. Constant access to nutrition information has obvious benefits — but it’s also possible it could drive us all insane.
How much protein is in a slice of turkey? How many calories in that milkshake? A new search function from Google makes calculating nutritional information a breeze.
CalCutter is a new healthy cooking app from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. We tested it out — and here's what we found.
Calorie Counts
GUEST POST: Physician and obesity specialist Dr. Yoni Freedhoff is no stranger to the controversies surrounding modern nutrition. Find out why he still cares about calories — and how counting can help people take control of their relationship with food.

Stay away from carbs, or opt out of protein shakes? According to new research, when it comes to gaining body fat, calories may matter more than the type of food.

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