How Many Calories In A Hard Boiled Egg?

A lot of people don’t realize that there are quite a few calories in an egg, especially the egg yolk section. If you really want to lose weight or keep healthy you need to know how many calories you should be eating a day. Here are the stats for hard boiled eggs:


Are eggs high in calories?
Are eggs high in calories?


  • One tablespoon (8.5 grams) =13 Calories
  • One large (50 grams)= 78 Calories
  • One cup, chopped (136 grams)= 211 Calories

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How Many Calories In A Glass Of Wine?

Wine is a tasty alcoholic beverage that many love to indulge in, but does wine have a lot of calories?

If you are serious about dieting then you should know the amount of calories you are eating on a daily basis. Wine has the following calorie stats:

So how much wine?
So how much wine?

Red wine:

  • 1  fluid ounce (29.5 grams) =21 Calories
  • 1 glass (3.5 fluid ounce) (103 grams) = 74 Calories

White wine:

  • 1  fluid ounce (29.5 grams) = 20 Calories
  • 1 glass (3.5 fluid ounce) (103 grams) = 70 Calories

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How Many Calories In A Cup Of Coffee?

According to the USDA coffee has the following calorie details:

For coffee lovers
For coffee lovers


Brewed from coffee grounds

  • 1 fluid ounce (29.6 grams) = 1 Calorie
  • 6 fluid ounces (178 grams) = 7 Calories
  • One cup (8 fluid ounces) (237 grams) =9 Calories

Instant coffee

  • 1 teaspoon dry (0.9 grams) = 2 Calories
  • 1 serving (1 round teaspoon) (1.5 grams) = 4 Calories
  • 1 rounded teaspoon (1.8 grams) = 4 Calories


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How Many Calories In A Chicken Breast?

Chicken breast is a good choice for people on a diet because it gives a great amount of protein and it has less calories than other meats.However, we must remember that it too must be ate in accordance with a good diet of fruits, vegetables, carbohydrates etc. Chicken breast (raw) has the following calorie details:

Chicken breast is a healthy source of protein
Chicken breast is a healthy source of protein
  • 0.5 breast with bones removed (87 g) =150 Calories
  • 0.5 breast with bones removed (145 grams) =249 Calories

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How Many Calories In A Bottle Of Wine?

If you are anything like me you will love a good glass of wine occasionally, however on some special occasions you may even drink a bottle. If you do how man calories do you need to burn off? Here are the calorie facts for a bottle of wine:

Is wine OK when you are watching weight ?
Is wine OK when you are watching weight ?

  • A bottle of red wine on average anywhere from 300 to 500 Calories

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How Many Calories In A Banana?

Are you serious about losing weight or do you just want to stay healthy? Well you are doing the right thing, because there is nothing more important than planning your daily calorie intake. According to the USDA (U.S Department of Agriculture) a Banana has the following calorie details:

You should try to eat a banana everyday
You should try to eat a banana everyday

  • One extra small banana  (81 grams) = 72 Calories
  • One small banana (101 grams) = 90 Calories
  • One medium banana (118 grams) = 105 Calories
  • One large banana (136 grams) = 136 Calories
  • One cup of sliced banana (150 grams) = 152 Calories
  • One extra large banana  (152 grams) = 135 Calories
  • One cup of mashed banana (225 grams) = 200 Calories

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How Many Calories In A Baked Potato?

If you want to lose weight then you have to know how many calories are in the foods which you eat everyday. So is baked potato something fattening which you should avoid? Have a look at the calorie numbers below and decide for youself:

Are baked potatoes healthy?
Are baked potatoes healthy?

  • One potato small  (138 grams) = 128 Calories
  • One potato medium (173 grams) = 161 Calories
  • One potato large(299 grams) = 278 Calories

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How Many Calories In A Bagel?

Controlling the amount of calories you eat a day is the most important factor in weight gain or weight loss.

Of course the calorie content of a bagel will be different depending on where you buy it, what you have on it and what kind you buy. However, the most basic type pf bagel has the following amount of calories.

Calories In A Bagel
Should you be eating bagels?

  • One mini bagel (26 grams) =72 Calories
  • One small bagel (69 grams) =190 Calories
  • One medium bagel (105 grams) =289 Calories
  • One large bagel  (131 grams) =360 Calories

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1500 Calorie Diet Plan

Many people have problems dealing with the hardship of a 1200 calorie diet, if you are too hungry all the time or you lack the energy needed to get through your day, then you should up your calories. Many people find that a1500 calorie diet plan suits their needs best

Why Consider Low Calorie Diets?

You have no doubt heard about low calorie diets, but do you know what they actually are? The basis of a low calorie diet is consuming less energy than your body needs, thus your body will dip into fat stores and burn fat. This means that you lose weight.

However, consuming a lower amount of calories is not the only way to lose weight. You could keep eating the same amount of calories you do now while at the same time increasing the amount of exercise you do and also lose weight. Because your body is working harder, it consumes more energy and thus it will dip into fat stores.

Why 1500 Calories?

low calorie diet for you
Is a low calorie diet right for you?

You may have heard of a 1200 calorie or 1500 calorie diet from a friend or in a magazine, but that does not mean it is definitely right for you. The fact of the matter is everyone has a slightly different situation and they should adjust their calorie intake to suit their special needs.

For example, after making a few simple calculations, you may find that 1400 calories are the perfect number for you. The recommended amount varies according to sex, age, height, weight, amount of daily exercise, overall health and so on.


If you know that a 1500 calorie diet is right for you, then I recommend having a look a these diets:

Plan 1

Plan 2

How Can I Calculate My Calorie Intake Amount?

I have written about this in more debt here: How many calories should I eat a day . Honestly, calculating the right amount for you is easy. All it takes is a simple calculator and 5 minutes of your time.

I know How Many Calories I Should Be Eating, Now How Do I Make A Diet Plan?

You can do it yourself or you can buy a program. I have done a review of one I recommend here.

If you plan on doing it yourself I suggest:

  1. Make a list of foods will base your diet around. These must be healthy and easy for you to buy.
  2. Find out the nutritional values and calorie numbers for each. Make sure you learn about counting calories.
  3. Make sure you have a kitchen scale, because you have to weigh everything to be exact.

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How Much Should I Weigh For My Height?

How much should I weigh for my height is a question we all ask ourselves at one time or another. Although there is no exact number for any person, no matter what their height, age or gender there are certain healthy averages we can use to help guide us.

For Some Good Ideas On Losing Weight:

However, you must remember that an average never tells the whole picture and you should not make any snap assumptions based on it. Below is a table which gives an average weight range for both men and women according to their height and frame size. However, if you would like a more detailed approach to your personal ideal weight then keep on reading below.


How To Calculate Your Exact Ideal Weight?

If you would like to answer the question “How much should I weigh” in a more specific and personal way then you have two options available to you. Firstly, you can visit a nutritionist or a medical professional and have them make a professional analysis and thus determine your most healthy ideal weight. This is not for everyone because it obviously costs money and it may even be too specific for some people. Secondly, you can make some easy calculations which will give you a good idea of what weight you should be.

Calculating Your BMI Is The Key To Finding Your Ideal Weight

Calculating your BMI (Body Mass Index) and also measuring your waist size will give you a pretty good indicator if you are in good health weight wise. To learn how to calculate your BMI read How many calories should I eat a day, I have written a simple but detailed article on how you should calculate it there. Once you have made the calculations, you can look at the below BMI ranges to determine if you are in top shape or not.

calories and BMI
You need to calculate your BMI to get your exact ideal weight. Don’t worry it is easy!



 If your BMI is under 18.5

You are most probably underweight

If your BMI is between 19 and 24.9

You are in the ideal weight range for your height

If your BMI is 25 to 29.9

You are probably overweight

If you BMI is 30 Plus

You are obese and should consult a doctor or nutritionist. To stay healthy you will have to lose weight.


Before you try any new weight loss diets or you take up exercise to try an lose weight, you should definitely consult a medical professional first. There are many fad diet plans out there and if you really want to lose weight and become healthy, then you have to do it in a healthy way.

I have written some good free articles which should be able to get you started:

How to count Calories

How To Lose 5 Pounds In A Week

How Many Calories Should I Eat

If you think you need to really lose weight and you want to keep it off then my articles won’t be enough. You need to find a weight loss program which will teach you will make sure you lose weight and stay slim. I have written a detailed review of a product I recommend here, but there are loads of them out there

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