Activity and your favourite foods

You'll probably be quite surprised to realise just how long it takes to burn off the all the calories you take in when you eat your favourite foods.

Many convenience foods and snacks we all love to eat are packed full of calories. Look at the pictures below to find out how much activity you would need to do to burn them off.

burger   gardening
One quarter-pounder with cheese 516 calories = Light gardening for
1 hr and 50 minutes
crisps washing car
One packet of ready salted crisps 183 calories = Washing the car for
34 minutes
choc hoovering
One milk chocolate bar
250 calories
= Vacuuming for
47 minutes
sandwich walking
Two egg mayo and salad sandwiches 550 calories = Walking briskly for
1 hr and 40 minutes
coke cycling
One can of cola
142 calories
= Cycling for
24 minutes
curry swimming
Chicken tikka masala and rice
611 calories (rice = 180)
= Swimming for
1 hr and 26 minutes
chips shopping
Large portion of chips
655 calories
= Pushing supermarket trolley for
2 hr and 42 m