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American Companies Pledge to Reduce Beverage Calories by 2025

Great news for anyone watching their weight! American beverage companies announced this week they have partnered with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, (founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation) to fight against the ongoing obesity epidemic. They have set a goal to reduce beverage calories consumed per person nationally 20% by 2025. Former President Bill Clinton Continue Reading

The Benefits of Having a Variety of Low-Sugar or Sugar-Free Foods

Cutting calories does not require you to eat the same boring foods every day. In fact, doing so will probably hinder your diet success, because your food cravings are not being satisfied. One dietary hurdle that many healthy eaters find the most challenging is curbing a sweet tooth. Fortunately, there are many options for sweet Continue Reading

Activity labels on menus? New study says they could help

Have you started to see restaurant menus with nutritional information on them? Do you think this has influenced any of your choices? A little bit of background: Under the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, restaurants with more than 20 outlets are now required to post nutritional information on their menus. Suddenly that Big Continue Reading

Learning to Control Your Portion Sizes and Calories Better

Portion size is an essential factor when trying to cut calories, and knowing how much to eat is as important as knowing what foods you should be eating. This video has some quick tips for managing your daily calorie intake with ease. Keep track of your calories using an online tool or with a food Continue Reading

Physical Activity Can Help Prevent Chronic Disease

Physical activity is key in maintaining or losing weight and preventing chronic disease.  Many people don’t realize how easy it is to burn calories just by doing daily activities.  Check out the Get Moving Calculator on CaloriesCount.org to see just how many calories you are burning.