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Burning Fuel: The Average Car vs. The Average Human

BURNING FUEL THE AVERAGE CAR VS. THE AVERAGE HUMAN Cars use gas to power themselves, just as people use food. And energy is energy, no matter where you get it. So, how many calories are in a gallon of gas? How does that compare to our food? FOODS WE GET OUR FUEL FROM THE AVERAGE AMERICAN DRIVER USES 1.4 GALLONS OF GAS PER DAY, ROUGHLY 500 GALLONS PER YEAR. AVERAGE DAILY CALORIC INTAKE FOR ADULTS = 2,000 Big Mac 450 Calories 2000 CALORIES = 16% OF ONE GALLON OF GAS Starbucks Grande Latte with 2% milk (16 oz) 190 Calories 1 GALLON OF GAS = 31,268 CALORIES A PERSON BURNS 4.6 CALORIES PER MINUTE АТ З МРН. Can of Coke (12 oz) 155 Calories Pint of Guinness 210 Calories Tropicana Pure Premium Orange Juice (1 cup) 110 Calories An Entire Outback Bloomin' Onion 2.310 Calories A Pint of Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey 1,160 Calories 1 GALLON OF GASOLINE = 6-oz filet mignon 329 Calories х 150 A CAR BURNS 1,125 CALORIES PER MINUTE AT 60 MPH. Medium banana 105 Calories PINT OF GUINNESS х 95 FILET MIGNON х 69 THE AVERAGE PERSON PRODUCES .23 POUNDS OF WASTE PER DAY. BIG MAC х 27 PINT OF BEN & JERRY'S CHUNKY MONKEY THE AVERAGE CAR PRODUCES 29.6 POUNDS OF CO, A DAY. x 297 MEDIUM BANANA AVERAGE CAR AVERAGE PERSON SOURCES NASA; The New York Times

Burning Fuel: The Average Car vs. The Average Human

shared by kcatoto on Jan 17
You might not know it, but that body of yours is quite an efficient machine. Gasoline has a caloric value, like food. The two fuel sources are easily comparable. According to this scale, 27 pints o...


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