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#Calories

From TheJournal.ie Calories on menus 'make people order and eat less food' ESRI

Calories on menus 'make people order and eat less food'

Calorie counters on menus caused a 37% drop in calories consumed, according to an ESRI study.

From TheJournal.ie The average commuter adds 800 calories a week to their diet, a new report has found Commuting

The average commuter adds 800 calories a week to their diet, a new report has found

Research from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) suggests that people who commute for long periods of time are potentially “shortening their lives”.

From TheJournal.ie Restaurants are going to be made put calorie counts on menus Count Em Up

Restaurants are going to be made put calorie counts on menus

Leo’s getting tough.

From TheJournal.ie Your Indian takeaway dinner has a LOT more food in it than one person should be eating Friday Treat

Your Indian takeaway dinner has a LOT more food in it than one person should be eating

And you might want to check how much fat, salt, and calories is in it.

So, just how many calories are in Starbucks' new Christmas drinks?

You might think twice before asking for a grande hot chocolate…

From TheJournal.ie Calorie counts on menus: "It's the Irish Water of the food industry" Cals Cals Cals

Calorie counts on menus: "It's the Irish Water of the food industry"

Not everyone is happy about the introduction of mandatory calories on menus.

From TheJournal.ie The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less Opinion

The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less

For the first time in human history our biggest killers are not pathogens, at least in the Western world, but illnesses created by poor diet and the drive to consume more calories.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why nutritional information on children's sweets is actually for adults Gda
From TheJournal.ie The EU wants you to know there's the same calories in a glass of wine as a slice of cake Make Mine A Single

The EU wants you to know there's the same calories in a glass of wine as a slice of cake

Some companies have said they will voluntarily list the calorie count on their beers.

Can You Guess Which Food Has The Most Calories?

There may be some surprises in here.

From TheJournal.ie These are America's most unhealthy restaurant foods American Girths

These are America's most unhealthy restaurant foods

Heading Stateside and want to avoid weight gain? Steer clear of these.

Here's how long it will take you to burn off those pancakes...

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

From TheJournal.ie Telling a fat person to diet is 'like asking a person who's bleeding to avoid sharp objects' Obesity

Telling a fat person to diet is 'like asking a person who's bleeding to avoid sharp objects'

Experts have said obesity can not be cured with dieting and exercise alone.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out that health advice about cutting fats from your diet is flawed Lack Of Evidence

Turns out that health advice about cutting fats from your diet is flawed

New research has found that the past advice lacked any solid trial evidence.

8 glorious foods that are deceptively high in calories

Take a deep breath.

From TheJournal.ie It's happening: calories will be printed on all menus in restaurants and takeaways Magic Number

It's happening: calories will be printed on all menus in restaurants and takeaways

The Health Minister says some salads contain more calories than a burger meal.

From TheJournal.ie Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory Make Mine A Single

Calorie labelling on alcohol could soon be mandatory

Is it a good or bad idea?

From The42 How to put on five kilos of muscle Fitness

How to put on five kilos of muscle

Devour the carbs after training and more useful nuggets of information.

From TheJournal.ie Passing your drinking 'tipping point' can result in taking in a whopping 6,300 extra calories Binge

Passing your drinking 'tipping point' can result in taking in a whopping 6,300 extra calories

Around half of drinkers surveyed said that passing their tipping point of units caused them to make unhealthy choices with food and to drink more than planned.

From TheJournal.ie Website for restaurants to calculate calories launched by Food Safety Authority Menucal.ie

Website for restaurants to calculate calories launched by Food Safety Authority

This information could appear on menus in all food outlets.

From TheJournal.ie This burger joint claims that it can give customers a heart attack Ribsticker This post contains images

This burger joint claims that it can give customers a heart attack

Here’s what it’s like to eat at the Heart Attack Grill. Yes, it’s in Las Vegas.

From TheJournal.ie TDs and Senators will be able to count their calories when they return tomorrow Calories

TDs and Senators will be able to count their calories when they return tomorrow

As TDs and Senators return to Leinster House tomorrow they’ll be looking at just how many calories they’re consuming.

How to burn 200 calories... without exercising

Did you know you can burn calories by gettin’ the shift? And here are loads more ways.

From TheJournal.ie Column: US alcohol companies are proposing nutrition labels for booze, should we follow suit? Opinion

Column: US alcohol companies are proposing nutrition labels for booze, should we follow suit?

US alcohol manufacturers might soon reveal calorie content and other nutritional information on bottles and cans, should Ireland do likewise? asks Molly Garboden.

From TheJournal.ie McDonald's creates its highest calorie menu item ever Mega Potato

McDonald's creates its highest calorie menu item ever

It’s called the Mega Potato and it’s only available in Japan. Soz.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how ‘healthy’ foods could make you put on more weight Food

Here’s how ‘healthy’ foods could make you put on more weight

SafeFood says many people eat larger portions than recommended if a meal is advertised as having low or reduced fat.

From TheJournal.ie Calorie counts coming to Leinster House Calorie Counting

Calorie counts coming to Leinster House

The coming months will see the calorie content of menu items being listed in the Leinster House complex.

From TheJournal.ie Average man will eat 6,000 calories on Christmas day Burp

Average man will eat 6,000 calories on Christmas day

Dustin the Turkey is warning of the toll this can have on men’s health, as 88 per cent of men say they will over-eat, while 41 per cent will suffer from heartburn and indigestion.

From TheJournal.ie How many people does one Chinese takeaway meal feed? Nom

How many people does one Chinese takeaway meal feed?

A new report from safefood reveals that an average portion of prawn crackers contains 608 calories – and that’s (literally) just for starters.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Heart Foundation warns public over 'quick-fix' diets Dieting

Irish Heart Foundation warns public over 'quick-fix' diets

Those hoping to lose weight have been warned about over-the-counter meal replacement products, with experts saying that a slow approach is the only way to lose weight successfully and keep it off.

From TheJournal.ie Thinking about ordering a pizza later? You might want to think again... Calorie Count

Thinking about ordering a pizza later? You might want to think again...

New research has found that the average 12-inch pizza can contain more than the total recommended daily calorie intake for one day. Uh-oh.

Dieticians revise calorie calculations: it's now twice as tough to lose weight

US scientists say the previous formula – where cutting 500 calories a day meant losing 1lb a week – was too generous.

From TheJournal.ie McDonald's has no plans for calorie counts on Irish menus Calories

McDonald's has no plans for calorie counts on Irish menus

From Wednesday, McDonald’s restaurants in the UK will display calorie counts on their menu boards but there are no plans to do it here.

Lose two stone in 10 weeks: just eat sweets

An American nutrition professor eats nothing but ‘Twinkie’ bars for 10 weeks – and loses 27 pounds.