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Friday, June 11, 2010
FAT VS CALORIE INTAKE
People consume 270 more calories when eating a meal with 38% fat vs 24% fat
When people consumed a diet containing 23.8 percent fat, they consumed an average of 2748 calories per day.
When they consumed a diet containing 32.7 percent fat, they consumed an additional 235 calories for an average of 2748 calories per day.
When they consumed a diet containing 38.1 percent fat, they consumed an additional 270 calories for an average of 3018 calories per day.
"These results show that energy intake increases as dietary fat content increases across the usual range of dietary fat consumed in the United States," the researcher concluded.
"Even small reductions in dietary fat could help in lowering total energy intake and reducing weight gain in the population." Read the entire article | Email this article
Monday, September 22, 2008
Weight gain can be prevented in 90% of adults with 100 calories per day
"Dr. Hill also serves as the Director of the Center for Human Nutrition, a nutrition center funded by the National Institutes of Health" according to his bio.
"Dr. Hill is co-founder of America on the Move, a national weight gain prevention initiative that aims to inspire Americans to make small changes in how much they eat and how much they move to prevent weight gain.
"Dr. Hill established The Colorado Weigh, a behavioral weight management program that is offered to the public.
"He is the author of the Step Diet Book, published in June 2004." Read the entire article | Email this article
Thursday, September 18, 2008
From 1965 to 2002, US adults consumed 108 calories from soda, 73 more calories from alcohol
- 108 more calories per day from soda
- 73 more calories per day from alcohol
- 25 more calories per day from fruit drinks
- 19 more calories per day from fruit juice
- 19 more calories per day from low-fat milk
- 51 fewer calories per day from whole milk
"Overall, per capita consumption of caloric-beverage-containing-nutrients increased by 45 calories, due to significant increases in alcohol..." the paper noted.
"[A]nd all calorically-sweetened-beverages (soda, fruit drinks, sweetened tea, sweetened coffee, and other sweetened beverages) increased by 153 calories." Read the entire article | Email this article
In 2002, 30% of US adults consumed one-fourth of calories from beverages vs 17% in 1965
By 1989, 37 percent of the population was consuming a one-fourth of their calories from beverages.
By 2002, this dropped to 30 percent.
Calorie intake in the U.S. increased from 1993 calories per day in 1965 to 2185 calories per day in 2002 according to a paper by Barry M. Popkin and Kiyah J. Duffey from the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
CALORIE INTAKE IN U.S.
Calories intake in the US increased from 1993 calories in 1965 to 2185 calories in 2002
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
U.S. men consumed 6% more carbohydrates in 1999-2000 than 1971-1974
U.S. women consumed 6% more carbohydrates in 1999-2000 than 1971-1974
U.S. men consumed 4% less fat in 1999-2000 than 1971-1974
U.S. women consumed 4% less fat in 1999-2000 than 1971-1974
U.S. men consumed 1% less protein in 1999-2000 than 1971-1974
U.S. women consumed 2% less protein in 1999-2000 than 1971-1974
U.S. Women consumed 22% more calories in 1999-2000 than 1971-1974
U.S. men consumed 7% more calories in 1999-2000 than 1971-1974
Friday, June 08, 2007
Women consumed 10% more calories, men 26% more, when served 18 oz vs 12 oz drink
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
U.S. CALORIE INTAKE
U.S. men eating 200 calories more than in 1980, U.S. women 300 calories more
Monday, September 12, 2005
Children and adolescents under-report calorie intake; under-reporting increases with age
Friday, September 09, 2005
LIFETIME FOOD INTAKE
People eat 60 million calories in a lifetime
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
An extra 24 calories per day will cause men to gain of 3.9 lbs per year, women 4.6 lbs
Thursday, January 27, 2005
CARBOHYDRATE & FAT INTAKE
U.S. women eating more carbs, more fat; men more carbs, less fat
U.S. women consuming 335 calories more than in 1971, men 168 calories more
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