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)

200-calories-of-Celery-1425-grams-50

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of broccoli 588 grams 20 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of baby carrots 570 grams 20 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

coca cola 496 ml 17 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of apples 385 grams 13 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of canned green peas 357 grams 12 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of grapes 290 grams 10 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of sliced smoked turkey 204 grams 7 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of eggs 150 grams 5 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of cooked pasta 145 grams 5 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of avocado 125 grams 4 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of canned tuna in oil 102 grams 3 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of jack in the box cheeseburger 75 grams 2 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of jack in the box french fries 73 grams or 2 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of blueberry muffin 72 grams 2 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of sesame seed bagel 70 grams 2 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of hot dog 66 grams 2 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of medium cheddar cheese 51 grams 1 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of fruit loops 51 grams 1 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of snickers bar 41 grams 1 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of doritos 41 grams 1 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of fried bacon 34 grams 1 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of peanut butter 34 grams 1 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of salted mixed nuts 33 grams 1 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

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

200 calories of butter 28 grams 0 What 200 Calories of Various Foods Looks Like

Photograph by wiseGEEK.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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