Do Calories Matter? Of Course They Do

The definition of a calorie, so far as nutrition is concerned, is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water 1oC. In reality, a calorie is a measurement of heat energy. Weight loss is fully dependent on consuming fewer calories than you expend during a 24 hour period. This seems so simple and straightforward that I am constantly amazed by new diets that emerge making the claim “Never Count Calories Again and Lose Weight!” Calories in/calories out is …