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400 calories worth of oil, chicken and vegetables... Pretty crazy! 😳🐔🥕🍯 ⠀ When dieting we both feel that vegetables are vital to keep that hunger at bay, vegetables are very filling and therefore fill up your stomach a lot more than fatty foods such as oil would🥒 ⠀ It's not just oil, all fatty foods such as bacon, burgers and other processed meats and fast food have a high calorie content and aren't very filling❌⛔ ⠀ Follow us (@calories.hub) for the best daily nutrition tips🙏 ⠀ 📸 All credits to respective owner(s) // @galapagoswillin Tag a friend who'd like this 👇

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🙁SALAD vs. 😍SALAD! Which tasty foods do you like to add to your salad? “eating healthy” doesn’t have to be boring and you can FUEL your body💪🏻 by incorporating foods you love! ⠀ Adding more whole foods to your diet will help fuel your mind, body and spirit. Salad ideas.. 1. Choose nutrient dense foods. 2. Lots of colourful vegetables. 3. Balanced macronutrients - protein, carbohydrates and healthy fats. 4. Add superfoods like avocado, beets, micro greens. 💜🧡When we start to build a balanced relationship with food we can create a healthy mindset, become more knowledgeable in the nutrition field, improve our hormonal profile and keep our digestive tract optimally functioning. Credits to @missemmatroupe #healthyfood #healthylifestyle #healthy #slimmingworld #beforeandafter #weightlossjourney #health #veganfood #plantbased #transformation #salad #eatclean #diet #wholefoods #foodie #cleaneating #nutrition #iifym #protein #vegan #fitnessmotivation #weightloss #fitfam #fitness #fit #exercise #inspiration #dinner #avocado

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Calories in Fruit 🍊—>🥑 There is quite a difference in 100g of different types of fruit. Grapefruit | Apple | Sharon fruit | Banana | Avocado ⠀ It can be interesting to see the large differences between the different types of fruit. What do you think? ⠀ P.S.🤓Government guidelines suggest that we should aim for 10 portions of fruit and vegetables per day. ⠀ Happy weekend! Credit: @caloriefixes 🍇🍉🍒🍊🍏 #healthyfood #healthylifestyle #healthy #slimmingworld #beforeandafter #bbg #health #veganfood #plantbased #wholefoods #transformation #fruit #eatclean #diet #glutenfree #foodie #vegetarian #cleaneating #nutrition #iifym #vegan #fitnessmotivation #weightloss #raw #fitness #fit #exercise #macros #lifestyle

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A 'Handy' Guide to portion sizes! 🤚🏻👍🏻 When it comes to portion sizes, it's often hard to know what a 'normal' portion should look like.. So here are the recommended size portions for 6 key foods. . ..You can make all, really healthy choices but still eat too much if you are wanting to lose weight. So this guide just aims to encourage mindfulness and tips around portions. . Most foods should include a recommended portion somewhere on the packet :) ✖️P.S. 🍫🍫Who else is gutted about the chocolate recommended size!🌝🙊 Credits : Daily Mail website

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🍿Popcorn vs. Chips 🍟 100 calorie portions. Which would you choose?!? ⠀ I ❤️🍿 ⠀ Here is BOOMCHICKAPOP popcorn and LAYS chips! The difference in volume for these snacks is really significant, I’m not sure about you, but I tend to feel a lot more satisfied after eating popcorn, rather than crisps. What do you think? ⠀ P.S. It’s worth checking individual packs though as, like most things calories and macros can vary🤓 - Credit: @caloriefixes #macros #foodie #personaltrainer #inspiration #exercise #beforeandafter #vegan #iifym #weightwatchers #weightlossjourney #fit #slimmingworld #transformation #wholefoods #popcorn #weightloss #diet #nutrition #fitnessmotivation #fitness #fitfam #cleaneating #protein #healthylifestyle #healthyfood #healthy #bbg #eatclean #health

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🔴REAL OR FAKE BOOTIES🔴 - Well, well, well.. We’re in an era where appearence counts more than anything and edited pictures are now the “real” ones. We live in such a f’d up society don’t we? ⠀ 90% of everybody’s instafeeds is bombarded with IG model’s booties, so here’s a quick scheme on how to tell whether you’re looking at a real one or a fake one. ⠀ The first category is the typical lifter’s booty: protein being consumed on the daily, exercising it regularly and definitely lifting heavier weight each week: squatting, hip thrusting & deadlifting like there’s no tomorrow. That’s how you grow your glutes. ⠀ The second one is definitely more rare on the instagram, but very common on the everyday life because that’s a non-lifter’s butt. I’d say most women have it even though in different shapes & forms. ⠀ If you want to go from this point to the first one, then start consuming enough protein on a daily basis, and train it. Train it heavy. If you wanna keep it like that that’s totally fine aswell. ⠀ The third category is the most wanted. It’s the new THICC instagram’s standard. I mean, you want millions of followers? Get some implants in yo’ butt and start taking pictures of it. Seriously. Unfortunately, unless you’ve got the luckiest of genetics’ gift, in 99.9999% of the cases you are not going to store fat ONLY in your glutes. In fact if you would try, you would get fat in your whole lower body. I’m pretty sure I’ll get comments like “I’ve got the third one and It’s all natural” anyway.. ⠀ Point being is that when you see a big butt with very tiny frames & legs, that’s where you can assume that “dat ass ain’t real.” Again, it’s either the whole lower body, or it simply can’t be like that." ⠀ Follow us (@calories.hub) for the best daily Fitness Advice 💪 ⠀ 📸 All credits to respective owner(s) // @pheasyque 👥 Tag a friend that would like this

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Cocoa Puffs + Oatmeal 👇 🥄OATMEAL is healthier than COCOA PUFFS, so it should be lower in calories right? NOPE 👎🏻🙅🏻 🚫Healthy doesn't mean lower calorie.. and low calories doesn't mean healthy! We can be eating 'low calorie', but pretty unhealthy foods.... or all healthy foods but these could all be very high in calories! 🥄 Whether you have low/high calorie and healthy/not healthy, it is our own preference at the end of the day.. With this page, I just hope to give you calorie options and healthy tips too, even if the healthier option IS HIGHER IN CALORIES!! 👇🏻 LEFT: Sprouted brown rice cacao crisps: 150 calories, 33g carbs, 1.7g fat, 3.3g protein & 13.3g sugar 🥄 RIGHT: Oatmeal: 200 calories, 37g carbs, 3g fat, 6g protein & 12g sugar *️⃣ Stats for 50g and numbers on the picture include 15g @pipandnut choc coco hazelnut butter and the banana slices. ✅ ⠀ I don't think anyone should tell anyone what to eat and how to live their life! BUT I believe nutrition education and advice is invaluable and healthy ideas, tips and recipes can be incredibly helpful and can go all long way to improve many people's lives through creating sustainable healthy eating habits🙏🏼 ⠀ Follow us (@calories.hub) for the best daily workout & health tips 💪 ⠀ 📸 All credits to respective owner(s) // @maxinechann Tag a friend who'd like these tips 👇

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Eating healthy doesn't mean starving and depriving yourself! In fact, starving yourself may even lead to binging later on. You can still eat well and be fully satisfied! ⠀ Here's an example of one of my meals: Healthy fats: egg yolks, salmon Good carbs: Baked sweet potato Protein: Eggs and salmon Veggies: raw parsley, steamed bok choy and Chinese broccoli Fermented food: kimchi ⠀ ⠀ Follow us (@Calories.Hub) for the best daily Health and Calorie Intake Guides 🏃🏻🏃🏻‍♀️ ⠀ 📸 All credits to respective owner(s) // @gigi_hnn 👥 Tag a friend that should Follow us

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BURGER KING 🥗 vs. 🍔🍔🍔 "I will just have a salad" Part 2.. SALADS, SMOOTHIES, GRANOLA BARS, VEGETABLE CRISPS. All the epitome of healthy living, right? So many things these days are marketed as the "better" option, the option to choose for "healthy people". ⠀ Often, choosing the Salad, or Smoothie can be healthier in many regards. It's just also great to be mindful that sometimes, the Salad or the Smoothie option may have sneaky added ingredients or in this case, be MORE in calories and higher in fat. ⠀ At the end of the day, to lose weight or gain weight, your body needs a calorie deficit or surplus, so along with making the "HEALTHIER CHOICES", being mindful of calories & macros could really help too. ⠀ This post in no regards recommends 3 or even 1 Burger King 🍔as part of a healthy lifestyle. This post is highlighting that the salad may not be as "HEALTHY" as you (we all) thought or were led to believe by amazing million pound marketing budgets👌🏼 ⠀ 🥗CHICKEN CLUB SALAD With grilled chicken 620 calories Includes bacon pieces, cheddar cheese, chicken and lettuce. VS 🍔Standard Hamburger Sesame seed bun, burger beef and pickles. ⠀ 🥗🍔By @caloriefixes

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🌱💁🏼‍♂️Food is Medicine! ⠀ We all know the benefits of keeping a healthful diet full of fruits and vegetables, but did you know that certain natural foods not only help parts of our bodies stay healthy, but look just like them. There is a reason why so many foods have powerful healing benefits!!! 🙌🏻 ⠀ Follow us (@calories.hub) for the best daily workout tips 💪 ⠀ 📸 All credits to respective owner(s) // @theholisticpractitioner_ 👥 Tag a friend who'd like these tips

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What’s for Breakfast? . Some of you ask me what to eat for breakfast. . What I usually have for breakfast⬇️ 🍳Protein; Eggs/ chicken or ground turkey. 🍠Carbs; Beans/ plantains/ potatoes or I just skip this part. 🥜Fats: Avocado/ raw nuts/ coconut oil in coffee and eggs🙈 🥒Veggies: If you are watching my stories you’ll know I eat all kind of veggies and I sneak in to my hubby’s breakfasts too😏 . 👀If you are not watching my IG stories, I highly recommend, I bring some joy to my foods when I get bored of cooking😬 . ‼️I am not a nutritionist I can’t tell you what to eat, I mean I can but I don’t want to because what works for me doesn’t mean it will work for you too! YOU are in charge of your body and YOU need to find the best for yourself. . Have an amazing Weekend and don’t hesitate to write me🤗 ⠀ Follow us (@calories.hub) for the best daily Health and Calorie Intake Guides 🏃🏻🏃🏻‍♀️ ⠀ 📸 All credits to respective owner(s) // @fitwomeneat 👥 Tag a friend that should Follow us

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EAT YOUR WATER 💦🍓🍊🍅🍉 ⠀ Did you know that #water is the main component of the body? In fact, the adult body is about 60-70% water! Our bodies use water in all of its cells, organs and tissues to help regulate body temperature, to transport oxygen, and glucose to our working muscles, it helps our bodies eliminate waste and toxins, as well as aiding in a slew of other bodily functions that are vital for optimal living. Plain and simply: we need water to survive. Since we lose water through breathing, sweating and digestion, it's extremely important to consume enough water to hydrate and replenish in order to ensure proper body function! ⠀ Drinking enough water is a MUST (if you’re wondering how much water should you be drinking everyday, a good rule of thumb that I follow is this: at least half of your body weight in ounces) BUT- in addition to drinking water, you can also incorporate #plantbased foods high in water too! Fruits and vegetables provide vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein along with fluids!! Here are 6 of my favorite #vegan foods that can help keep you hydrated! 🌱💗 ⠀ Please note that eating these foods does NOT replace drinking water. Incorporating these foods is a way to mindfully ADD to drinking water! ⠀ Follow us (@calories.hub) for the best daily workout & health tips 💪 ⠀ 📸 All credits to respective owner(s) // @shaylaquinn Tag a friend who'd like these tips 👇

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Bacon VS Turkey Bacon!  know your food substitutes 🤓 memorial day edition! Because what's more American than some bacon? 😉🥓🇺🇸 . Disclaimers*: Nutrition facts for both types can vary based on brand, cut, etc but the brands I used for this post are named at the end of this post. This post is meant to inform you of your bacon choices if you choose to eat it! Depending on your physique, health, etc goals, you may opt for one type over the other 👇🏻 . From a macronutrient perspective, "regular" bacon (pork 🐽) is typically higher in fat than turkey bacon, which makes it a bit of a higher calorie option. However, with this option, you will get that full-on bacon flavor! 🥓❤️ . Turkey bacon on the other hand definitely isn't as flavor-packed as regular bacon. However, it IS typically higher in protein, as well as lower in fat & calories, which means you could eat 2 slices of turkey bacon (depending on the brand) for the caloric price of 1 slice of regular bacon 🙌🏻 (this is my bacon of choice, if given the option) . Moral of the story 👉🏻 from strictly a macronutrient perspective (*I do recognize there's more at play here health wise*), if given the choice between "regular" bacon & turkey bacon, turkey bacon may be a better option for you if you're looking for lower calorie OR if you want that extra slice 😋 but if you're looking for a tasty treat "regular" may be the one! 😋 Knowledge is power, so use to it eat for your goals and enjoy your Memorial Day breakfast!! . 🥓 note: nutrition can vary per brand. The bacon pictured here is "original thick cut" from @heb and the turkey bacon is "uncured turkey bacon" from @traderjoes Follow us (@calories.hub) for the best daily Health and Calorie Intake Guides 🏃🏻🏃🏻‍♀️ ⠀ 📸 All credits to @therunningpowerlifter for this amazing post. 👥 Tag a friend that should Follow us

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THE BATTLE OF THE POTATOES 🥔🍠 ⠀ Ever wonder why sweet potatoes are deemed "healthier" than regular potatoes and if this is indeed true? 🤔Find out why they both deserve a place in our daily nutrition 🙂🔽🔽🔽 ⠀ DIFFERENCE(S): ⠀ 🔸GLYCEMIC INDEX & LOAD: When comparing the GI & GL of the two, white potatoes are higher, which means they digest quickly and can send insulin levels skyrocketing. 🚀 - (GI is a measure of how quickly a food converts to glucose. GL is a measure of how much a food converts to glucose.) - ⠀ This is one of the main reasons why we are told to avoid food high in GI such as white potatoes. However GI & GL shouldn't be the deciding factor when judging the “healthiness” of the two, because: ⠀ 1. GI changes with food type (floury vs. waxy potatoes). 2. GI changes when other foods are introduced. (We usually eat both potatoes & sweet potatoes as part of meals.) 3. GI changes with food preparation. (Boiling = a lower GI, since starch can bind with water. The dry heat of baking, = lowers moisture and concentrates sugars. Cutting up potatoes and sweet potatoes helps preserve their starchiness, while cooking them whole results in more sugariness.) ⠀ 🔸SUGAR: Naturally, sweet potatoes have 7 x the sugar content of regular potatoes, which is why I personally love sweet potatoes more. 😍 ⠀ 🔸VITAMINS & MINERALS: In general, both are roughly similar in their vitamin and mineral content. Sweet potatoes are richer in Vitamin A & Beta-carotene, aiding growth and repair of the body’s tissues, muscles. 🏋🏼 While potatoes contain more than 3x the folate and have more potassium, which is important for postworkout recovery! 💪🏻 ⠀ 🔺In conclusion, it's a TIE! Overall, they're pretty evenly matched: both contain strikingly similar amounts of calories, protein, carbs and fat. Both white and sweet potatoes, when eaten as part of a balanced and intentional diet, provide an amazing variety of nutrients while keeping us full and energized. 🔋 ⠀ I personally like sweet potatoes because it often satisfies my sugar cravings, especially when they're baked with peanut butter/almond butter on top 🤤 ⠀ __ Follow us (@calories.hub) for more 🙏 Credit: @lizhwangbo

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Do you have a sweet tooth but want to lose weight and potentially build muscle at the same time? 🤔 I know the struggle... . This picture is SO important, because many people believe that Fat and Muscle when weighed ... are the same size 😱 . This comparison shows the difference between 5lbs of Fat vs 5lbs of Muscle , its crazy! . Next time you've only lost 5lbs of Fat and you don't feel any different ! Remember this post 👈🏻 . Tag a friend who's currently dieting to inspire them to keep going⤵️ ⠀ Follow us (@calories.hub) for the best daily Health and Calorie Intake Guides 🏃🏻🏃🏻‍♀️ ⠀ 📸 All credits to respective owner(s) // @lewfitness 👥 Tag a friend that should Follow us

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IS A CALORIE A CALORIE? ⠀ ⠀ Yes, if 1600kcal is an appropriate target for your weight loss goal, then sticking to either of these diets would bring results. ⚖️ ⠀ ⠀ However foods offer us more than just calories. Traditionally 'healthy foods' tend to be advantageous for weight loss because they are more voluminous per kcal, more filling and more micro dense. All of this creates a healthier, less hungry environment, which makes sticking to the diet more possible. 🥕 ⠀ ⠀ Trying to eat 1600kcal of processed foods will likely result in far less filling, less voluminous food and poor micro density. Feeling sluggish and very hungry is not a great way to go about losing weight and will almost certainly lead to overconsumption or going off track. 🍪 ⠀ ⠀ FINDING YOUR BALANCE: ⠀ ⠀ Both diets above have draw backs, there should always be an element of balance. Depriving yourself of all the foods you like and force feeding kale is a good way to get sick of dieting and give up entirely. If we understand that a calorie deficit is the physiological mechanism of weight loss, we can start to look at the practical methods that best help YOU achieve this: ⠀ ⠀ Filling foods ✅ High protein ✅ Fruit and veg ✅ Oily fish/fats ✅ Foods you enjoy ✅ A way of eating you can sustain ✅ ⠀ ⠀ This may mean swapping in a 250kcal chocolate bar in place of yogurt and fruit. In the context of a micro dense, high protein, calorie matched diet, this swap will have zero affect on your weight loss goal, other than that you may be slightly hungrier - but slightly happier! Choose the diet that helps you maintain a calorie deficit for the length of time required to lose weight, happily and healthily. ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ Amazing post here by @danprice_639pt ⠀ ⠀ #macros #foodie #personaltrainer #inspiration #exercise #beforeandafter #vegan #iifym #weightwatchers #weightlossjourney #fit #slimmingworld #transformation #wholefoods #lunch #weightloss #diet #nutrition #fitnessmotivation #fitness #fitfam #cleaneating #protein #healthylifestyle #healthyfood #healthy #bbg #eatclean #health

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❌ Don't use bulking as an excuse to eat junk ❌ I know I eat the odd packet of Reeses cups here and there, it's fine to have a treat every now and then, but if you are bulking you need 80% of your foods to be nutritious and wholesome. Above are my favourite easy calorie bulking snacks to help you hit your numbers each day, without eating a ton of volume and feeling too full: • 60g dried mango • 300ml whole milk • Homemade protein bar (recipe on my website) • Banana with 1 tbsp pb • 25g 70% cacao dark chocolate • 40g Almonds Added bonus, most of these pack some protein power too! Snacking smarter and being prepared will help you reach your goals faster whether you are bulking or cutting 🙌 ⠀ Follow us (@calories.hub ) for the best daily nutrition tips 🙌 ⠀ 📸 All credits to respective owner(s) // DM Tag a friend who'd like these tips 👇

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