KFC’s 3 Crispy Strips with Green Beans and 3-inch Corn on the Cob, and a medium Diet Pepsi
This 475-calorie meal can be worked off with 3 hours and 5 minutes of washing dishes.
(Note: All calculations are based on a 150-pound person. Exercise
equivalents are rough estimates; actual results may vary based on weight
New Harvard research: 25 percent of people surveyed underestimated their fast-food intake by at least 500 calories.
On average, adults and kids thought they ate 175 calories fewer than they actually did, and teens were off by 259 calories. (When the survey was conducted, none of the chains were posting calorie counts on their menus, which included McDonald’s, Dunkin Donuts, KFC, and Subway.) However, in another study from Texas Christian
University, researchers used food menus listing the number of minutes it would take to walk off the items and found those may help people make healthier choices. So: Can you guess how much exercise you’d need to work off the following?