Ep. 54 | Why a Calorie is NOT a Calorie for Weight Loss - Especially on a Plant-Based Diet

podcast episodes Jun 18, 2024
fruit, vegetables, colours

Are you worried that if you start plant-based eating, you’ll be packing on more calories and pounds, since plant-based foods like beans, fruits and whole grains all seem to have more calories? After all, a calorie is just a calorie, and it doesn’t matter where it’s from…right?

If you’re wondering these questions, join me in Episode 54 to find out the truth. In this episode, I’ll share 3 key reasons why we can’t treat calories from different foods all the same, and why all calories are not created equal. And that’s especially important when we are talking about plant-based diets. I’ll meet you on the inside! 

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Episode Highlights & Key Timestamps:

  • [1:51] Struggling in your diet transition? How to get support
  • [3:11] Worried about weight gain and worsening blood sugars with eating more carbs? Listen here
  • [4:47] Reason #1: Calories can differ by volume
  • [5:49] Reason #2: Calories can differ by nutrient density
  • [6:59] Reason #3: Calories can differ by absorption and digestion
  • [9:15] Summary key takeaways
  • [9:50] How to move from discouragement to success in your diet transition



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Related Episodes to Learn More:

Ep.43: Are Plant-Based Diets Too High Carb for Those with Diabetes? 

Ep. 40: 3 Key Ways Plant-Based Diets Can Help You Lose Weight 

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