Thursday, March 27, 2008

The answers are in!!

The calorie quiz answers are in!
If you haven't seen the questions yet- stop reading and check out the bottom of March 25th's post to take the quiz!

What has more calories?

1. a.
Grande Café Mocha with
whip (nonfat milk) or b. a McDonald’s Bacon Cheeseburger?
Answer is a.

The Café Mocha with whip and made with skim milk! It has 420 calories whereas the Bacon Cheeseburger has 330 calories.




2 a. McDonald's medium fries or b. a Starbucks cranberry orange scone?
Answer is b.
The scone! It has 460 calories. The medium fries has 380 calories.





3 a. A regular plate of spaghetti with meatballs at an Italian restaurant or b. a slice of Pizza Hut Meat Lover’s stuffed crust pizza (1/8 large pizza)?
Answer is a.
The plate of spaghetti with meatballs has double
the calories of the pizza slice: 1010 calories vs 500 calories for the pizza slice!




4 a. A plain bagel with 2 oz cream cheese or b. a croissant with spinach & cheese (Au Bon Pain)?
Answer is a.
The croissant has half the calories of the bagel: 250 calories in the croissant vs. 500 calories in the bagel.


5. a. A Jamba Juice Banana Berry smoothie (original size) or b. a cafeteria-style lasagna piece?
A
nswer is a.
The smoothie! The smoothie has 480 calories whereas
the lasagna piece has 275 calories.





Sooo...How'd you do?!


Sources:
http://www.starbucks.com/retail/nutrition_info.asp
The Calorie King Calorie Fat & Carbohydrate Counter, 2007.
http://www.mcdonalds.ca/en/food/calculator.aspx

1 comment:

nc said...

Wow, i guessed wrong on alot of those foods. Thanks for the tips. So maybe the calorie labelling in New York is a good thing. Hopefully people will choose lower calorie foods!!!