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What Is Causing Calorie “Discrepancies” When I Count?

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.

CalorieKing’s Summertime Foods Calorie Guide

With summertime upon us, BBQs and outside celebrations seem to pop up all the time. While some foods are high in calories and sodium, eating at a summertime celebration doesn't have to wreck your diet. With our special CalorieKing Summertime Foods Guide you can easily review various categories of food you are likely to encounter to check the nutritional information and make a sensible plan.

BBQ and Summertime Food Recipe Make Overs

If you are worried about what to eat during summer festivities why not help out your host by bringing a healthy recipe makeover to the party? Or better yet, browse CalorieKing’s full collection of recipe makeovers and throw your own party!

Healthy BBQs: What to Choose, What to Avoid

The summer BBQ is a tradition for warm weather gatherings. For those of us working on our healthy living goals, walking in to a picnic table filled with food can seem like a challenge – but CalorieKing members are the masters of planning ahead so we can meet our goals. We thought it was time to share our healthy choices with you in the CalorieKing Blog.

Beat Summertime Weight Gain by Planning Ahead

We love good times with friends, family and food as much as you do. The CalorieKing difference is we believe in having a good plan for our food intake to go along with our preparation for a party. That way we can enjoy the good times without feeling guilty afterwards. Advance planning – whether you are throwing the gathering or just attending – helps us keep track of the practical things like our daily calorie allowances, menu planning and choices. It also helps us prepare to navigate group settings where things like portion control and saying no to seconds can be difficult. The CalorieKing Blog will show you how.

CalorieKing’s Summertime Food Safety Tips

Staying food safe for your family BBQ isn’t hard. Just plan ahead to keep clean and cook to the right temperatures. CalorieKing has the simple tips to guide you.

Easter Candy Calorie Counts

From foil wrapped bunnies to marshmallow peeps, we’ve got calorie counts for all your Easter basket favorites. Having the counts in one handy place should help you plan your portion control!

Springtime Holiday Recipe Makeovers

The start of spring often brings families together to celebrate. Whether it is Easter or another family gathering you CAN enjoy good food.  We have a wide range of CalorieKing recipe makeovers for holiday brunches, lunches and everything in between.

Smart DIY Snack Packs

It’s 10am, breakfast has come and gone and lunch is still miles away… You’re tempted to grab a snack, but you think should just ‘tough it out’ and wait till lunch. Munching on a muffin would be an unhealthy choice, but a healthy snack is a powerful tool in losing weight and staying healthy. A [...]

The MyPlate Method

March is National Nutrition Awareness Month and a great time for those of us here at CalorieKing to review the basics to putting together a nutritious meal. Reacquaint yourself with government tips and some CalorieKing recommendations for healthy meals and recipe makeovers.