Most people focus solely on cutting calories to lose weight. High calorie foods – which can lead to weight gain – are almost always artificial and processed and do not provide any significant nutritional value. However, it’s also crucial to consider the types of foods that you’re eating.

A high-calorie vegetable salad which is high nutrients is better for health than a low-calorie doughnut laden with sugar and refined carbohydrates but provides little or no nutrients.

Know how to make the right choice.