What Does 200 Calories Look Like?


Some foods have significantly more Calories than others but what does the difference actually look
like. Each of the photographs below represents 200 Calories of the
particular type of food; the images are sorted from low to high calorie
density. When you consider that an entire plate of broccoli contains the
same number of Calories as a small spoonful of peanut butter, you might
think twice the next time you decide what to eat. According to the
U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average adult needs to consume about
2000 – 2500 Calories to maintain their weight. In other words, you
have a fixed amount of Calories to “spend” each day; based on the
following pictures, which would you eat?”


Kiwi fruit – 328g = 200 calories

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