Calorie Counting Cheat Sheet

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The simple answer to losing weight and reducing your body fat is about calories in vs calories out. If you eat more calories than your body burns (in everyday activities and exercise) then you will store those calories as fat. The opposite is also true, if you consume less calories than you burn, you start to lose weight. However, it is also important to understand that the quality of food you eat (ie. the nutrient content) is crucial to ensuring that your weight loss is HEALTHY and SUSTAINABLE.

That said, no one really wants to be counting every single calorie by weighing and measuring it. So, in this calorie counting cheat sheet you can learn some ‘handy’ guides to controlling your calorie intake for a variety of food types, without being obsessive about it! 

In this guide you will find:

  • Importance of nutrient intake (what you eat vs how much you eat)
  • Hand portion guide to calories in protein, vegetables, carbohydrate and fats
  • Plate portion guide to calories in protein, vegetables, carbohydrate and fats

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