Author Archives: Allan Borushek
Allan Borushek is a health educator and clinical dietitian. He is focused on a balanced and scientific approach to weight loss management, based on total calorie moderation and lifelong learning.
The best apps for weight loss have been ranked by experts from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre in a world-first study of their accuracy and scientific basis, and CalorieKing’s Control My Weight app came in #2. After examining 800 apps for the study, researchers selected 28 that were weight management-specific and allowed for [...]
We've received many questions from our audience asking why their calorie counts sometimes differ from CalorieKing. Here's some insight as to why the "4-9-4" rule that is often used to calculate calorie values can sometimes add up to different calorie counts from what is automatically calculated in the CalorieKing program.
We talk a lot about how your diet affects your weight loss. It’s important to remember exercise is also key in weight loss and management. Persons who exercise regularly lose more weight and keep it off longer than non-exercisers. Here are some brief notes to keep in mind: • Exercise also improves general health and [...]
It’s Super Bowl time again when we all gather with a single-minded focus to support our favorite team. Whether we are in front of the TV at home or out at a bar there’s bound to be plenty of food to tempt those of us who have resolved to get healthy in the New Year. [...]
Even on our best days we can all use little tips and reminders on how to focus ourselves to stay on track with our healthy living goals. It’s important to use every trick in our arsenal to get us to those daily victories that we can turn into habits. CalorieKing has ten of our best tips to get you started.