Where did calorie labels come from and are they wrong?

Studies suggest that calorie counts are inaccurate, especially for raw and unprocessed foods. To understand the modern calorie counting system, we have to go back to the late 19th century, when Wilbur Atwater sat in his Connecticut lab and burned a bunch of food. Then he weighed some human feces and urine. The burning told him the…

Journal 10.11.2012

So my addiction is food, I know how stupid that sounds and laughed at the idea when it was first said it to me. But it is true. It sucks cause no one ever says you should not eat its bad for you. Or that as much as you try not to think about it…

Where did the 2,000 calorie idea come from?

If you look at  a food label, you will see ingredient contents compared to a 2,000-calorie average diet. “Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.” You can find free calorie calculators all over the web, click >here< to see the one…