Not All Calories Are Created Equal — Here’s What You Should Know




Counting calories is often associated with weight loss — ensuring that the daily recommended intake isn’t exceeded. When it comes to this magic number, there are a wide range of contributing factors, including age, weight, and activity level.

If you’re following a diet of 1,500 calories daily, are you paying attention to what you’re consuming? Sure, one calorie from a kiwi, appears as though it would be equal to one calorie from candy — and technically, this is true.

cookiesIf you consume 150 calories from any source, then go burn off 150 calories — the number of calories going in was equal to calories going out. With that being said, 1000 calories from spinach is NOT the same as 1000 calories from chips and dip — here’s why.


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