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Calorie Counter
Counting calories is so important in your weight loss journey as it creates a clear picture of where you are at, and what you need to do to lose weight.  For instance, to lose 0.5kg a week you need to burn 500 calories a day more than you eat. However the only way to then make sure of this is to know how many calories you are burning, and how many calories you eat. 

Firstly you need to know how many calories your body burns naturally, known as your basal metabolic rate (BMR).  This is the energy required for your basic body functions and includes beating of the heart, breathing, and the maintenance of body temperature. It is a function of your age, weight, height, gender and exercise habits.  Take our diet profile to work out your BMR. 

Counting calories is a drag that most people find hard to stick to. Take the hassle out of tracking your food with our easy online calorie counter. All our tools are easy to use, so you’ll find calculating calorie intake is finally manageable.


Food Calorie Counter
You can then use our food  calorie counter to work out the calories in the food you eat.  You simply need to search for the food and enter in the quantity and it will provide the calories and all nutritional information.  A good idea is to start with a standard day and work out how many calories you would normally eat.  The results also show how much exercise you would have to do to burn it off!

 

Exercise Calorie Counter
With our exercise calorie counter you can start to work out exactly how much you need to exercise to ensure you lose weight. The amount of calories you burn during exercise is based on time and weight.  All you need to do is search for a particular exercise and it will tell you the number of calories burnt.  The total calories you burn for a day is your BMR plus any calories burnt during exercise.  

Calorie Counter Program
Instead of keeping track of your daily calorie intake and expenditure yourself we have created a program that does it all for you.  You can either follow our professionally developed meal and exercise plans or simply create your own.  Our online calorie counter program keeps track of all the calories you have eaten and the calories your have burnt, including both exercise and BMR.  The idea is it helps take the guess work out of weight loss and is something you can do from the comfort of your own home.  Start losing weight today, and try our FREE 7 day trial. 

With our online calorie counter, you tell us what you’ve eaten and we track your calories. See how easy it is to keep an eye on your diet and weight loss progress with our simple tools.



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