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Quick Tips for Reading a Nutrition Label

Kali White
15 February, 2011

If you’ve ever tried, you’re probably aware that it’s quite time-consuming and challenging to count calories, fat grams, carbohydrates or anything else. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to the Nutrition Facts labels on food packaging. If you have a hard time making heads or tails of food labels, take our cheat sheet

How Many Calories Do I Need?

Kali White
20 January, 2011

Have you ever wondered just how many calories your body really needs? Well, you can’t know exactly, but there is a formula you can use to get a very close estimate. The formula is called the Harris Benedict Equation. It gives you an idea of your resting calorie needs, or in other words, your basal metabolic rate