Calories are invisible things that can be used to measure the diet and it is the deciding factor for fat content in the body. The average calorie intake that is recommended for adult male is 2500 – 2800 calories per day and for adult female it is 2000 calories per day.
Excessive intake of junk food will increase the number of calories that leads to obesity. At present an American is taking 300 additional calories when compared with calorie rate in 1985. From the year 1971 – 2000, the obesity rate of America has increased from 14.5% to 30.9% and reports estimate that at present more than 67% of Americans are overweight.
By reducing 100 calories from our daily food intake can minimize the risk of diabetes -2 type, decreases the heart related diseases and eases the joint strain.