Feb 18, 2013

What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

 

We all know some foods have a much higher Calorie content than others, but how many of us know what that difference actually looks like? Information website wiseGEEK sought to answer this question way back on January 3, 2007. The result was a fascinating article that compares over 71 foods!

The images below are sorted from low to high calorie density (a way of measuring the weight associated with a specified amount of a particular food). Keep in mind this shows Calories only, of which the average adult needs to consume about 2000-2500 daily. Important factors like nutritional value are also not addressed in this project.

All pictures were taken with the same camera on a plate that was 10.25″ (26 cm) in diameter and a bowl that was 6.25″ (16 cm) in diameter. Be sure to check out the full post on wiseGEEK.com to see all 71 foods compared!

[wiseGEEK via likwitsnake on Reddit]

 

1. Celery (1,425 grams/50.27 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

2. Broccoli (588 grams/20.74 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

3. Baby Carrots (570 grams/20.11 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

4. Coca Cola (496 ml/17.50 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

5. Apples (385 grams/13.58 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

6. Canned Green Peas (357 grams/12.59 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

7. Grapes (290 grams/10.26 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

8. Sliced Smoked Turkey (204 grams/7.20 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

9. Eggs (150 grams/5.29 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

10. Cooked Pasta (145 grams/5.11 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

11. Avocado (125 grams/4.41 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

12. Canned Tuna in Oil (102 grams/3.6 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

13. Jack in the Box Cheeseburger
(75 grams/2.65 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

14. Jack in the Box French Fries
(73 grams/2.58 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

15. Blueberry Muffin (72 grams/2.54 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

16. Sesame Seed Bagel (70 grams/2.47 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

17. Hot Dogs (66 grams/2.33 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

18. Medium Cheddar Cheese (51 grams/1.8 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

19. Fruit Loops Cereal (51 grams/1.8 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

20. Snickers (41 grams/1.45 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

21. Doritos (41 grams/1.45 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

22. Fried Bacon (34 grams/1.2 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

23. Peanut Butter (34 grams/1.2 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

24. Salted Mixed Nuts (33 grams/1.16 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

25. Butter (28 grams/0.99 ounces = 200 Calories)

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Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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