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Old 10-09-2009, 01:38 PM   #1
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Question How Many Calories Would You Guess?

Hi chicks!!!
I found this web site that is asking you to guess how many calories in 2 different foods.

# 1 Banana Muffin and
# 2 bowl of homemade pasta with a light garlic and basil sauce
(they have the pics so you can have an idea)

Unfortunately it doesn’t tell you the size of the portions... so it is really a difficult guess.
My answer was:
“I would guess the muffin is around 290/310 cal and the pasta around 420/450 cal”
It was very interesting reading through the answers. People have really different estimates.

Here is the link in case you want to check it out:

You can see the answer here:
"Happy or sad, rich or poor, it's still better being thin!
Even if you want to be miserable today, it's better to be thin and miserable than fat and miserable.
Anyway you look at it, thin comes out ahead!"

from The Thin Commandments Diet book

March/08 142 * Aug/09 129 * Sept/09 123
Oct/09 121 * Nov/09 120 * Jan/10 - 132!!!
Just came from a vacation... Now I have to undo the damage
Feb/10 130 * March/10 125 * October/10 127

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Old 10-09-2009, 02:31 PM   #2
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Interesting- I guessed the muffin too low and the pasta too high lol! But neither were off by more than 100 calories.
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