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Old 06-27-2009, 07:35 PM   #1
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Default Portion distortion quiz...

Found this while surfing today, thought it was a good eye opener!


And this to print out for serving size info....

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Old 06-27-2009, 09:38 PM   #2
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Awesome find!
I really enjoyed this...

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Old 06-27-2009, 10:23 PM   #3
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Old 06-27-2009, 10:48 PM   #4
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Pretty interesting. Although, I do have to wonder who eats 4.5 CUPS of chicken stir-fry... that's a lotta stir-fry!

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Old 06-27-2009, 11:09 PM   #5
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Wow, the calories in that turkey sandwich made my jaw drop.

Thanks for these links. I'm printing out the portion size card now, it's going right up on my fridge
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Old 06-28-2009, 08:27 AM   #6
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Cool link-

It was fun but, I didn't do so hot- even on determining how much exercise was required... LOL

I was really suprised by the calories in the turky sandwich too, but it was a 10 inch- I would get a six in sub without cheese/mayo & lots of veggies.
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Old 06-28-2009, 04:07 PM   #7
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too funny. I did a lot better figuring out the calories of the food than how much exercise it would take to work off the extra intake.

amazing how the portions have changed. I didn't know that.
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Old 06-28-2009, 04:19 PM   #8
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Doesn't surprise me. I actually got the calories of everything except I overestimated the calories of the bagel (thought normal bagels were closer to 400 calories) and overestimated the calories of the burger.
You can't out-exercise poor eating habits.
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Old 06-28-2009, 04:38 PM   #9
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Interesting. I got about 75% right on the portion sizes but about 5% right on the exercise! Mostly I overestimated how long it would take to work it off.

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