There’s No Such Thing as an Empty Calorie - Deepstash
All calories are nutritious

The idea of an empty or useless calorie is an oversimplified way to look at food. While it may sometimes be necessary to turn complex and imperfect nutrition science into something...

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There’s No Such Thing as an Empty Calorie

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In 2011, a user-focused online nutrition guide described empty calories as calories from solid fats (saturated fats) and added sugars, such as cakes, cookies, pastries, doughnuts, sodas, fruit ...

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Empty calories are great fuel and excellent for use during sports. The lack of other nutrients in these sugary foods means they're absorbed faster into the bloodstream and give quick energy.

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Consuming only soda, doughnuts, and hot dogs could lead to vitamin and mineral deficiencies and lead to poor health. Evidence shows that nutrient-dense foods, such as fruits, veget...

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If your goal is to eat a more nutritious diet, a good recommendation would be to eat more nutrient-dense foods, not to avoid empty calories.

It is important to understand t...

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