A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that when people ate the same diet except for whole grains versus refined grains, those consuimg items like brown rice and whole wheat bread burned almost 100 more calories
per day than those who ate the refined versions.
One of the slightly lower calorie
options isKFC'sDaddy Burger, which totals at 641 calories
Manufacturers have reduced the sugar, salt, fat and calories
in products, and there is now a greater variety of healthier products available to shoppers than ever before."
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Beverage consumption was largely unaffected by calorie
In her two-day studies, people ate 24 percent fewer calories
when offered foods with lower calorie
density (for example, a lower-fat, less-cheese pizza with veggies on top).
Each volunteer stayed in a hotel like hospital suite, and dieticians recorded every calorie
wh with have carame Coffee is No-Check when you serve it black with sweetener but if you have a large, white chocolate, caramel mocca latte type cuppa - with whipped cream - you could be drinking around a staggering 350 calories
(or 14 Checks.) for one cup.
"LPL doesn't predict weight gain in the absence of extra calories
," he adds.
The data suggest that "if you confuse the relationship between sweet and calories
," the fight against overindulgence becomes more difficult, Swithers says.
Young adults, aged 18 to 24, were most likely to fall victim to up-selling, consuming 750 extra calories
each week, on average.
With some 70 calories
in each tablespoon of a typical regular salad dressing, you can unwittingly turn a net loss (in calories
) into a net gain (in clothing size).
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"It's becoming evident that calorie
restriction is having the expected benefits in primates," says Mark Lane, who heads the NIA primate study.
"Recent research shows that dairy foods, like Yoplait, may help you burn more fat and lose more weight than cutting calories
alone." Similarly, Dannon Light 'n Fit and Light 'n Fit Creamy labels encourage eaters to "Slim Down with Yogurt." Both brands recommend at least three servings of dairy a day in a "reduced-calorie diet."