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

fibrasWhat they found, was that eating the whole food option, required 46.8% more energy to digest and absorb — essentially meaning that 1000 calories of processed food, ends up being more net calories than the equivalence in whole food. This was believed to be based on the higher fiber and protein content of the multi-grain and real cheese sandwich.

So remember, the next time you’re aiming to shed a few pounds, focus on what you’re eating, as well as how much you’re eating. Both of these factors play a key role, especially in terms of effective and healthy weight loss.