Pictures show what 200 calories looks like in different ways
Calories — the most hated word in the food industry, the enemy of dieters, the nail in the coffin for your health. The average person needs around 2,000 calories a day, with men requiring more than women. But how are you supposed to know how much that is? Sure, there are stats on the packaging, but this is not always the case for loose items. That's why it's important to have a rough idea of the calorie content in various foods.
Here are 15 items of food that have been precisely arranged in portions containing exactly 200 calories. Take a look — you may be surprised!
Hot dog wieners
After seeing that, you'd probably want half a melon instead of a handful of gummy bears now, right? These sorts of comparisons can be really fascinating. I mean, take a look at how many carrots you'd have to eat to have the same amount of calories as a candy bar. Oh man!