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Stop counting calories for weight loss!

MYTH: Calorie counting is the best way to lose weight

It is true that all calories have the same amount of energy. And you won’t have success slimming if you’re eating your bodyweight in #avotoast instead of Twix bars.

MYTH: Calorie counting is the best way to lose weight

MYTH: Fat is “bad” because it’s high in calories

Up until recently, we’ve tended to follow a low-fat diet when slimming, as fat contains twice the number of calories as the same quantity of protein or carbs.

MYTH: Fat is “bad” because it’s high in calories

Weight Loss

Bhupesh Panchal,
Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.