Vanishing Calories! Really?

Steven Witherly, a food technologist from Chapman College, calls them "vanishing calories". This is when fat-laden, flavorful snacks just melt in our mouths. Fifty percent of calories from fat seems to be the key. When we think food has melted in our mouths, we are fooled into thinking the calories have disappeared too! Learn why…

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Snack Size, Caloric Density, and Frequency Are Growing

Between 1977 and 2006 the percent of adult Americans that snack rose from 71% to 97%, while the number of snacks per day, snack size, and caloric density per snack all increased also. Total snack calories per day now average of 579 calories per day. For adults the per snack average is 263 calories!PositiveTip: Concerned…

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