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How many calories are actually in a Christmas dinner – and how to burn them off

Christmas dinner is one of the best moments of the year. And while you shouldn’t worry too much about the amount of calories you consume while gorging on roast turkey, crispy roasties and pigs-in-blankets, it’s good to be aware. The number of calories in the average festive banquet equate to 7,000, which is more than… Read More »

Calories Now You See Them Now you Don’t

[unable to retrieve full-text content]People who sell food have found ways to trick you into thinking that their product has fewer calories than there actually are. We call this negative caloric illusion. The theory behind this was carefully postulated by Alexander Chernev a psychologist at Northwestern University.He did a series of experiments involving hamburgers. The… Read More »