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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.

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

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