Sure You Want that Snack?

February 25, 2012

Here’s how much exercise a 150-pound person would have to do to burn off the calories in some popular snacks.*

Five Guys Fries :: 620 calories
(Regular size – 9 oz.)
 =
Bicycling for 1 hr. 35 min.
(9 mph)
Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Latte w/ Whipped Cream :: 410 calories
(Venti – 20 oz.)
=
Jogging for 50 min.

AMC Popcorn, no added “butter” :: 410 calories
(small – 6 cups)=
Low-impact aerobics for 1 hr. 15 min.

Panera Chocolate Chipper Cookie :: 440 calories

(1 cookie – 3 oz.)
=
Brisk Walking for 1 hr. 30 min.
(3.5 mph)

Crumbs Bake Shop Red Velvet Cupcake :: 500 calories
(1 cupcake – 5 oz.)
=
Strength Training for 2 hrs. 5 min.
(8-15 reps per exercise)

Starbucks Banana Nut Loaf :: 490 calories
(1 piece – 4 oz.)
=
Swimming Laps for 1 hr. 15 min.
(not vigorously)

Smoothie King Slim-N-Trim Strawberry :: 560 calories
(Medium – 32 oz.)
=
Doubles Tennis for 1 hr. 50 min.

Pinkberry Original Frozen Yogurt :: 370 calories
(Large – 2 cups)
=
Elliptical Trainer for 1 hr. 5 min.
(moderate effort)

From Nutrition Action Healthletter March 2012
*Arizona State University Healthy Lifestyles Research Center (sites.google.com/site/compendiumofphysicalactivities).

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