LearnAbouts

For a quick answer to just about any question on weight control, check out our LearnAbouts. With LearnAbouts, the answers you seek are at your fingertips. And because each LearnAbout has been fact checked by CalorieKing's dietitians, you know you're getting scientifically-sound information you can trust.

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Why Is Breakfast So Important?

"Breakfast" literally means the meal that "breaks the fast". It's considered your most important meal because it affects your eating for the rest of the day. Starting the day with a well-balanced meal that supplies adequate protein, carbohydrate and fiber keeps hunger at bay and allows you to make wise...

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When Is the Best Time to Exercise?

Popular myth says exercise is best done in the morning. But the truth is there is no specific "best time of the day" for exercise. So if you're not a morning person, don't even think about exercising in the morning. The same thing goes for people who don't have time...

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How Can I Make Sure I Eat the Right Portion Size?

Controlling portion size makes a huge difference in weight control and helps you to avoid unwanted extra calories. The best way to keep portion sizes under control is to weigh and measure your food with food scales, measuring spoons and cups, so you get to know your portion sizes and...

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Contributing Authors: Susan Brown-Neaves, Joan Bushman, MPH, RD, Anna Delany, Rawinia Gregory