Calorie labeling on restaurant menus and vending machines can help you make informed and healthful decisions about meals and snacks.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) new regulations requires calorie information on restaurant menu items including desserts and drinks including alcoholic beverages. When you see the shockingly high dessert and beverage calories you will be glad that mother nature has created fruits to satisfy the sweet tooth. Read more
Calories are important in managing your weight. To achieve or maintain a healthy body weight, balance the number of calories you eat and drink with the number of calories you burn during physical activity and through your body’s metabolic processes. Consuming too many calories can contribute to a variety of health issues, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.
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