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Energy balance - Lifestyle and energy balance online

 

This section aims to help you understand your daily energy needs. It gives an overview of what energy is, and advice on how to achieve a healthy balanced lifestyle. It also provides you with information about how everyday activities and physical exercise help you burn calories and improve your health, and how to balance what you eat and what you expend through activity.

STEP 1

 

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

Learn the basics about nutrition and physical activity. Find practical ways to cut calories by making little changes in your everyday life and learn how to use the nutrition information on food labels.






 

STEP 2

 

YOUR PROFILE

Fill in your data to determine your current weight status as well as your specific daily energy requirements. This information will only be used to personalise the calculations throughout the Energy Balance site.







 

STEP 3

SMALL STEPS TOWARDS A HEALTHY ENERGY BALANCE

 

CALORIE BURNER

(INTERACTIVE)
Learn how many calories you burn through various activities. You can select one activity or add different activities to see their cumulative effect in terms of calories burned.






 
 

EAT & MOVE

(INTERACTIVE)
Learn about balancing energy in and energy out: what kind of exercise could burn off the calories you have consumed or what might you eat after specific physical activities. Enjoy playing with the calculator to get the balance right.





 

 

Source: European Food Information Council

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