Calorie Control Council


Review by Debbie Mazo


Are you eating right? Want to know how good or bad your diet is? How many fat grams in a slice of pizza? Then, browse no further than the Calorie Control Council website. Representing the low-calorie and reduced-fat food and beverage industry, the Calorie Control Council has the lowdown when it comes to cutting fat and calories in your diet, achieving a healthy weight, and preparing healthy versions of your favorite food dishes.

If you want to win at the weight loss game, the Calorie Control Council is here to remind you that successful weight control requires fewer calories and regular exercise along with healthy eating habits. Explore Winning Weights for weight loss tips including how to lose at least one pound a week (you must burn 3,500 calories more than are consumed) as well as 10 tips to reshape your eating habits (such as using a smaller plate at mealtime to satisfy your psychological need to see a full plate). Ready to get moving? Then, check out Let's Get Physical for all the facts on fitness including expenditures of calories for various activities (brisk walking, for example, burns up about 250-345 calories).

Calorie Control Council A healthy diet doesn't have to be dull and boring, nor does it have to be complicated. To show you how simple daily modifications can be, the Calorie Control Council includes a 7-day meal plan with food choices that are low in total and saturated fat. You can also try some of the versions of your favorite foods turned into healthy makeovers. Although the recipe file is small, there's enough choices for you to sample including Patriotic Cheesecake, complete with blueberry and raspberry stars and stripes as well as guilt-free Creamy Rice Pudding.

To round out your visit, check out the sections on Trends and Statistics for the latest on lighter eating and the Calorie Control Commentary newsletter for timely information on weight management and healthy eating. Other handy features on this site include the Calorie Calculators that help you determine the percentage of fat in your daily food intake. With all these motivational tools at your fingertips, you'll have no excuses when it comes to heading down the path toward healthy living.


About the Writer

Debbie Mazo is a writer and editor based in Vancouver, Canada. She currently specializes in technical and marketing materials, but is also pursuing opportunities in food journalism.



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