The Cost of Calories

More than ever, Americans are counting calories in attempt to lose weight. There’s always a numeric calorie value associated with everything you do. Whether its putting a sandwich in your mouth or walking on the treadmill for 30 minutes, it seems like those who seek to lose weight are often using calories as a form of measurement. But do you know exactly what you’re counting and why you should be counting? Here’s a quick overview of calories in a nice infographic.


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Hi! My name is Valery Elmer (Velma) and I’m your host at I've had my fair share of trying and sometimes succeeding in losing weight (and then occasionally going back to where I was before). I'm hoping that my experience and studies in biology and chemistry will propel this website to the level where it will help you get on the right track and reach your goals!

One Response to The Cost of Calories

  1. Love this infographic – it shares all the deets about calories so clearly! Thanks for the embed code, definitely sharing it in my blog!