Calories themselves aren't necessarily the enemy. Empty calories are.
While it is true that a McDonald's hamburger has fewer calories than a 6" Subway Veggie Delight, which do you think is actually the healthier choice? Just because something is lower in calories doesn't mean it's always the healthiest choice.
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Even healthy home made pizza can send your calorie count really high, So when I make a pizza I also make a quick healthy soup with stock and lots of veggies and eat a bowlful before the pizza. That way I end up eating less pizza, and keep my calories under control. 4
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