04 January 2007

You are what you eat ... and here's what 200 calories of you looks like

Great pictures of 200 calories worth of different foods. Turns out you can eat a lot of celery and still get fewer calories than a few tablespoons of oil. Who knew!?!

Recommended dieting web-site: fitday.com which is free.

There are about 3500 calories in a pound of human body fat.

It takes a certain amount of calories to maintain your current weight. This website will tell you how many calories you need to maintain your weight.

To diet: eat less than is necessary to maintain your current weight.

The American Cancer Society says the easiest way to do that (eat fewer calories) is to cut back on portion sizes.

Here's a lady from Montana holding a 5 pound body fat replica:

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