Calorie counting basics

Emma Brown - Nutritionist | 10 Jun, 2018

To lose weight


To lose 1lb a week you need to create a calorie deficit of 500-600 calories a day. This is best achieved through a combination of eating less calorie-dense foods and exercising more.

To maintain weight


To gain weight


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Nutritionist Emma Brown (ANutr), MSc Human Nutrition is passionate about how food science applies to the human body, and how the nutrients in what we eat affect us and ultimately have an impact on our health.