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CALORIE CALCULATORS

Ever wondered what your daily calorie requirements should be? Wondered what the calories are in some foods you eat? What about the exercise you do?

Now a calorie is the unit of energy our bodies utilise. So 1 calorie is in technical terms the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water to 1 °C.

You hear all sorts of terms being thrown around when talking about calories but at the end of the day they are what we need to survive. So they are not bad things. They are essential.

Have a look at what this calculator tells you when you input the details required. You may be surprised by how many you require.

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You now have an idea of what you need. So why not have a look and see how many calories in certain foods. Again it may surprise you.

Calories in Different Foods

* 1 cup = ~250 milliliters, 1 table spoon = 14.2 gram

Food Size Calories
Food Size Calories
Apple 1 small (4 oz.) 80
Banana 1 medium (6 oz.) 101
Grape each 2
Mango 1 (8 oz.) 135
Orange 1 (4 oz.) 71
Pear 1 (5 oz.) 100
Peach 1 (6 oz.) 38
Pineapple 1 cup 80
Strawberry 1 cup 53
Watermelon 1 cup 45
Asparagus 1 cup, boiled 36
Bean curd 4 oz. 81
Broccoli 1 cup 40
Carrots 1 cup 45
Cucumber each 30
Eggplant 1 cup, boiled 38
Lettuce 1 cup 7
Tomato 1 cup 29
Beef, regular, cooked 1 slice (2 oz.) 120
Chicken, cooked 1 slice (2 oz.) 95
Egg large 79
Fish, Catfish, cooked 2 oz. 80
Eggplant 1 cup, boiled 38
Pork, cooked 1 slice (2 oz.) 130
Shrimp, cooked 2 oz. 70
Bread, regular 1 slice (1 oz.) 75
Butter 1 table spoon 102
Caesar salad 1 serving (3 cups) 360
Cheeseburger 1 (McDonald Medium) 360
Chocolate 1 oz. 150
Corn 1 cup, cooked 140
Hamburger 1 (McDonald Medium) 280
Pizza 1 slice 180
Potato (uncooked) 1 (6 oz.) 120
Rice, cooked 1 cup 225
Sandwich 1 (6" Subway) 310
Beer, regular 1 can or bottle 150
Coca-Cola Classic 1 cup 97
Diet Coke 1 cup 3
Milk, low-fat (1%) 1 cup 104
Milk, low-fat (2%) 1 cup 121
Milk, whole 1 cup 150
Orange Juice / Apple Cider 1 cup 115
Yogurt, low-fat 1 cup 200
Yogurt, non-fat 1 cup 200

 

Finally, ever wondered how much exercise you need to do to burn off the Big Mac you had? Well the table below gives you some rough ideas. Obviously everyone is different. So someone with more muscle may burn more than others but this is a guideline, just to open your eyes.

Calorie Buring Rate of Common Exercises

* The following are the hourly calorie burning rates of common exercises in normal intensity. Intensity has very significant impact on the calorie burning rate.

Activity (1 hour) 125 lbs person 155 lbs person 185 lbs person
Activity (1 hour) 125 lbs person 155 lbs person 185 lbs person
Golf (Using Cart) 210 260 310
Walk 240 300 360
Kayaking 300 370 440
Softball/Baseball 300 370 440
Swimming 360 440 530
Tennis 420 520 620
Running 480 600 710
Bicycling 480 600 710
Football 480 600 710
Basketball 480 600 710
Soccer 480 600 710

 

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