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The Ultimate Guide To Calories

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO +1°C CALORIES A calorie is the approximate amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius. cal 1g Water cal is 1 small calorie. Not to be confused with Energy Cal (capital c) which is equal to 1000 small calories. Also known as kcal (kilocalorie). Despite this, cal is widely used instead of kcal / Cal on packaging. The term was first used in 1824 as a unit of measurement for heat. It has come to be used as a unit of measurement for the energy contained within food and drink. Calorie Recommendations The average man requires 2,500 Calories per day. The average woman requires 2,000 Calories per day. Recommends USA Government Recommendations: Daily Calorie intake Estimated calories for those who are unusually physically active (Cals) Daily limit for empty calories Male calories Female calories Male empty calories Female empty calories 2400 2200 2200 2000 1800 1400 2000 1000 1800 1800 1600 1600 1200 160 265 260 330 160 265 120 260 135 120 120 160 2 -3 9 - 13 14 - 18 4 -8 Years Old 19 - 30 31- 50 Years Old 51+ Years Old Years Old Years Old Years Old Years Old Empty calories are those derived from solid fats or added sugar. Cakes, sweets, soft drinks, fast food, all contain a high number of empty calories. Calories and Fast Foods 2013 The top 10 most unhealthy foods from America's five most popular fast food chains: HARDEE'S BURGER KING MCDONALDS WENDY'S KFC 1. THE MONSTER THICKBURGER 1300 cal 1230 cal 2. TRIPLE WHOPPER WITH CHEESE 3. BIG BREAKFAST WITH HOT CAKES 1090 cal 4. 3/4lb TRIPLE 1060 cal 5. DOUBLE WHOPPER WITH CHEESE 990 cal 6. BACONATOR 970 cal 7. 1/3lb ORIGINAL 810 cal 8. CHICKEN POT PIE 790 cal 9. DOUBLE QUARTER POUNDER WITH CHEESE 750 cal 10. TENDERCRISP CHICKEN SANDWICH 750 cal Popular Takeaways INDIAN FISH (Average) Chicken Tikka Masala, And Chips KEBAB Pilau Rice, 1 Plain Naan Bread 838 kcal 1000 kcal 1338 kcal CHINESE PIZZA Sweet & Sour Chicken, Egg Fried Rice, Vegetable Spring Rolls 12" Standard 1835 kcal 1436 kcal Calories and Sports Calories burned by a 150lb person during 1 hours participation in exercise: 370 468 603 675 Dancing Football Swimming Jogging The average Chinese takeaway would take A McDonalds Big Breakfast with Hotcakes would take A Hardee's Monster Thickburger would take The average kebab would take 120 209 HOURS MINUTES HOURS MINUTES HOURS MINUTES HOURS MINUTES of dancing to burn the of football to burn the calories contained. of swimming to burn the calories contained. of jogging to burn the calories contained. calories contained. General Information on Fast Food Consumption 2011 Per capita consumption of fast food in 2005: Americans spent $117,000,000,000 on fast food. $566 $456 $390 $363 There were 311 million people in America, making annual fast food spending per capita $376 dollars. 5,400,000,000 visits were made to tast food outlets in the UK. Go out (Fast Food) 2011 Eat in Fast food constitutes half of all meals eaten outside the British home. US Government Statistics on caloric intake from fast foods in adults (2007 - 2010) On average 11.3% of daily intake of calories was from fast foods. Male 11.8% By Gender Female 10.9% By Age Consumption of fast food calories significantly 20 - 39 40 - 59 15.3% 10.5% decreases with age 60+ 6.0% Less than 130% 11.5% By Income % of poverty level 130% - 350% 12.3% More than 350% 10.5% By Weight Status Consumption of fast food Underweight 9.6% calories significantly increases with weight status Overweight 11.2% Obese 13.1% Source: LifeQuotes 4U Life Insuranoe Made Simple

The Ultimate Guide To Calories

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The ultimate infographic guide to calories, including a definition of a calorie, how many are in our favourite takeaways, our daily recommended allowances, the best ways to burn them off and much, much more


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