What exactly is all that stuff on the Nutrition label? Sure we can likely read it all, but what exactly does it mean? If you have a hard time making heads or tails of food labels, take our cheat sheet with you the next time you hit the grocery store. Understanding the labels will ensure that you are getting enough daily nutrients, which will help you reach your health and weight-loss goals.
There’s plenty of stuff out there telling you how many calories you should consume in a day. The truth is, it’s different for everybody based on age, height, weight, and activity level. This post explains the Harris Benedict Equation. It gives you an idea of your resting calorie needs, or in other words, your basal metabolic rate (BMR) and how to lose weight based on this calculation.