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What Does 200 Calories Look Like?
  • Celery 1425 grams = 200 Calories

    For the calorie-counters out there: this one’s for you. WiseGEEK.com has put together a collection of 71 photographs, each displaying a different type of food… but only 200 calories of it. Consider “What Does 200 Calories Look Like?” a new form of the infographic – perhaps, the photo-graphic. While the pile of carrots is expected, the trio of eggs and the two-thirds of a sesame bagel become a reality check. Other interesting visuals include the spoonful of peanut butter and the overflowing amount of celery that fits on the uniform measuring tare, the humble dinner plate. The study is thorough and interesting, but be warned! You might soon regret that last Snickers bar.

  • Blueberry Muffin 72 grams = 200 Calories

  • Glazed Doughnut 52 grams = 200 Calories

  • Apples 385 grams = 200 Calories

  • Baby Carrots 570 grams = 200 Calories

  • Hot Dogs 66 grams = 200 Calories


    Kimberly ABOUT KIMBERLY LI - Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion. She delights in various design projects, featured on her website "unkliched".
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