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Deba’s CalorieKing Success Story

At CalorieKing we are so proud and deeply moved by our members’ successes. We often ask our community to nominate another member whose story has inspired them. This time it is “Deba’s” turn. She had such a profound change in her thinking along with her weight loss journey that she has given speeches on the subject to students. We are delighted she’s shared it with us

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.

You Don’t Have to be a Pro Athlete to be Fit!

The pro athletes we see playing in the Super Bowl are capable of pushing their bodies to the limit. Clearly these guys are “in shape.” They train year round to endure the rigors of a pro season. Perhaps we can be fooled into thinking their level of fitness – or any pro athlete in the sport of your choice – is what we need to aspire to when we start adding exercise into our daily routine. Not so! We simply need to get moving. CalorieKing Fitness Expert Jonathan Ross will break it down for us.

Dealing with Weight Loss Plateaus

The weight loss plateau is one of the toughest challenges facing those on a weight loss journey.  It is so disheartening to feel like you have been doing everything right – eating healthy, staying fit and avoiding temptation – and yet the scale has stopped moving. What is going on here?? As Allan Borushek explains, [...]

Fad Diets – Why They Fail!

Or the 15-Day Cleanse? Every year we hear about a new fad diet claiming to detox you or help you drop the weight fast. And every year we consider one of them. Why do we do that? It’s simple. The fad diet tells us that with a simple pill or liquid or plan that we’ll lose the weight without the hard work. It promises to “reset” our system and that we might look like the incredibly thin, perky person that peddles it. The fact is while you may indeed drop some weight, there is nothing in a fad diet that will help sustain your weight loss goals. We'll tell you why they fail us.

The CalorieKing Calorie Fat and Carb Counter for Kindle

At last! America’s #1 Calorie Counter in a user-friendly Kindle format! Ranked #1 in food counters by Amazon and in major bookstores, The CalorieKing Calorie, Fat and Carbohydrate Counter has sold more than 15 million copies. The book has received the highest average reader-rating of all food counters. It’s also the most recommended by doctors, [...]

Breakfast – It’s More Important Than You Think!

Why Breakfast is So Important When you take the time to literally “break the fast” in the morning it affects your eating for the rest of the day.  As Allan Borushek says, “Starting the day with a well-balanced meal that supplies adequate protein, carbohydrate and fiber helps keep hunger at bay and allows you to [...]

Ask The Calorie King!

For those of you who may be new to CalorieKing, Allan Borushek a.k.a The Calorie King is a dietitian with over 30 years experience in clinical dietetics and community health education.  He is best known for his famous Calorie Counter books. It is his passion for nutrition and health education that brought CalorieKing to life, [...]

CalorieKing’s Top 10 Tips for Beating Holiday Weight Gain

or those focusing on a healthy lifestyle, the holidays can seem packed with pitfalls. The parties, the rushed schedules, the festive food, and cold weather seem to hit us all at once, and the spectre of weight gain looms as an unwanted gift. The truth is the holidays don’t have to send you spiraling out of control. Life is meant for living and you can enjoy the best of what the holidays bring. To get through the large celebratory meals, just prepare in advance with a special strategy.

What Happens AFTER Weight Loss?

It’s that point after you’ve reached that weight loss goal you’ve set for yourself and you think, “Well. What now?” Hitting the maintenance phase of weight loss feels a lot like after you open all your gifts on Christmas – there is a lot of excitement but you don't know what to do or where to start. You think, "How do I maintain the healthy body I've earned for myself without that specific goal?"