About Calories in Herbs/Spices
Calories in Herbs/Spices
Herbs and spices typically contain very small amounts of calories. For example, dried parsley contains 4 calories per teaspoon while chili and garlic powder contain about 9 calories per teaspoon. For specific details of the calorie and energy content of different types of herbal flavorings, click the foods below. For specialist information about the dietary and nutritional benefits of herbs, consult a herbalist or Chinese health store.
addition to energy content, diet nutrition is also important, as a nutritious
diet helps the body to burn calories faster and maintains a healthy metabolic
rate. So as well as calorie-counting, check food labels for nutritional
How To Lower Calorie Intake
Calorie savings advice: If you are counting calories for weight loss purposes, the best way to lower energy intake is to check food labels and choose foods with a reduced fat/sugar content. Also, remember that any physical exercise helps to increase calorie-expenditure and thus allows you to eat more with less risk of developing a weight problem.
Dietary Calories In Types of Food