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  • If we regularly eat more kilojoules than our body needs, the excess will be stored as body fat.
  • Achieving or maintaining a healthy weight is all about balancing energy we take in and energy we burn.
  • A single energy-dense meal may contain most of an adult’s daily kilojoule intake and drinks can be high in kilojoules too. So, when eating out, look for kilojoule labelling on menus and check before you choose. 

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Reviewed on: 23-04-2018