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Understanding Calories for Weight Loss

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Understanding Calories for Weight Loss

Do you understand what calories are?

We hear about calories everywhere. Social media and the news are constantly talking about calories. Whether it be eating too many or foods being too high in them, lots of people are talking about calories.

But what are they? And more importantly, how do they affect us?

In this post I'll go through what calories are, where they come from, foods we should be eating and how many calories we need to be eating.

Learn in an easy way how understanding calories can aid your weight loss.

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Food for Thought #11 - How Liquid Calories can affect your Diet

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Food for Thought #11 - How Liquid Calories can affect your Diet

Everyone enjoys an ice cold can of fizzy pop on a hot summers day, a hot brew on a cold morning or fruit juice our breakfast. 

Yet how do these drinks affect us when we are watching what we eat? So, while we are eating healthy, home-made meals we may not notice that we are drinking our way through the same number of calories as a bar of chocolate or big bag of crisps. 

It is easy to have a drink with our meal but do we notice that this is adding extra calories to our diets and we don't compensate for it like we would if we ate more food.

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