Understanding calories - Do you really know what calories are and how they work in your body?
Today I want to share a great infographic by Greatist.com that explains calories in a simple and visual way.
Calories measure food energy.
Not all calories are created equal.
How to determine your daily calorie intake.
What about losing and gaining weight.
Stay on track.
Calorie Fast Facts:
Calories are essential for human health, the trick is consuming the right amount.
People require different amounts of energy each day, depending on age, sex, size, and activity levels.
Sadly, we in the United States consume more than 11 percent of their daily calories from fast food.
Foods high in energy but low in nutritional value provide empty calories.
If you are training an want to lose OR gain weight (muscle) you will need to know how calories work and how they effct YOUR body.
Understanding Calories Infographic