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200 calories

by Rob Friesel

Via infosthetics.com:

When you consider that an entire plate of broccoli contains the same number of calories as a small spoonful of peanut butter, you might think twice the next time you decide what to eat.

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Why 200 calories? We could have chosen any amount of calories for this project, but we wanted something that gave tangible volumes for the entire range of items. We felt that 100 calories of butter or oil would have yielded diminutive portion sizes; on the other hand 500 calories of celery would have been virtually incomprehensible.

See the rest of the feast at wisegeek.com

About Rob Friesel

Software engineer by day, science fiction writer by night. Author of The PhantomJS Cookbook and a short story in Please Do Not Remove. View all posts by Rob Friesel →

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