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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Calories - Who Can Count Then Accurately?

Calories - Who Can Count Them Accurately?

Many Americans are trying to lose weight, but few have any idea how many calories they should consume. These are among the finding of the 2010 Food & Health Survey by the International Food Information Council.
Concerns about weight were the primer driver of food choices for 65 percent of respondents, and 70 percent were worried about how much they weigh. Only 17 percent however, could accurately estimate how many calories a person of their age, height, weight and activity level ought to consume.
To figure out your own calorie goal see . The study also found that among those trying to lose weight, only 19 percent are counting calories, and few knew roughly how many calories they burn in a day.
Source: Tufts University Health & Nutrition Newsletter, September 2010

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