Are All Calories Created Equal?
Which is best for weight loss, a lemon muffin with a crunchy sugar topping or a handful of cashew nuts? Surprisingly, the energy (calories) in both are identical.
Although the nutritional profiles of these snacks are vastly different, being in calorific deficit is the only factor which ultimately dictates weight loss. A calorie is a calorie whether it comes from carbohydrate, fat, protein, cake, nuts, pizza or vegetables. It's not rocket science, so why is it so difficult to lose weight? This is where the one-to-one support of a nutritionist can help.
This video is a brief introduction to the role of the humble calorie in weight loss.
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