You’ve decided it’s time to diet. You've taken the time to work out your calorie burn per day and worked out a diet that gives you less intake. However, after a number of weeks
Simply put, this is a calorie
Each of these items are extra calories you may not have counted for You may have calculated that 2 slices of wholemeal toast are around 140 calories, but add to that the 102 calories per tablespoon of butter(on average) and that would increase those slices of toast to be 344 calories - more
It’s true that these values above are just averages I found, different
The same goes for milk. An average value I found for 1 tablespoon of whole milk (so full fat) works out at 9 calories. If you had the equivalent of 2 tablespoons in your tea or coffee - that’s
So, what’s the point of this post? It’s really to highlight to everyone that there are these hidden
Look at your daily diary of food, work out what exactly goes into each
Made a sandwich? Remember the butter. Any dressing on that salad or sandwich? How many cups of tea or coffee? Did you have milk, sugar?
Just take the time, think about everything you are going to ingest through your day, and just count them.
This will have the effect of you correctly counting your calories, getting the weight loss you want, but also gives you more insight into just what is in the food you are eating.
I hope this has helped and gotten you thinking.