How Long Does It Take to Burn Off Your Favourite Foods?

How Long Does It Take to Burn Off Your Favourite Foods?

We all spoke loudly about the need for nutrition labels, then calorie counts, on restaurant and fast-food menus.

burning-calories-quater-pizzaNow that we’ve gotten what we want, we naturally are asking for more. People are pushing for activity-equivalent labels on their favourite snacks and food, which gives eaters an idea of just how long it’ll take to burn off the calories of their snack or meal.

So, before you pick up lunch, or decide what you’ll be snacking on this afternoon, reference how much time it’ll take to work off the calories from these popular picks:

  • Quarter of large pizza, 449 calories: 1 hour 23 min walking / 43 min running
  • Chicken & bacon sandwich, 445 calories: 1 hour 22 min walking / 42 min running
  • Dry roasted peanuts, 296 calories: 54 min walking / 28 min running
  • Medium mocha coffee, 290 calories: 53 min walking / 28 min running
  • Blueberry muffin, 265 calories: 48 min walking / 25 min running
  • Chocolate bar, 229 calories: 42 min walking / 22 min running
  • Potato chips, 171 calories: 31 min walking / 16 min running
  • Soda, 138 calories: 26 min walking / 13 min running

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