# Calories

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## Calories

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1. Calories • A unit of ENERGY What calories do: • The number of calories in a food is a measure of how much potential energy that food possesses • We burn calories through metabolic processes

2. 5 lbs of spaghetti 1 piece of cheesecake 217 Big Macs Brew a pot of coffee Light a bulb for 1.5 hours Drive a car 88 miles Calories in food FYI The calories in these foods could:

3. WOW! Calories! • 3,500 EXTRA calories is stored as FAT (1 pound!) • Burning 3,500 calories MORE that you eat converts that 1 pound of stored fat to ENERGY • CALORIESIN & CALORIES OUT to maintain or lose weight

4. WATER VS. COKE • 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated! • Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime hunger! • 8-10 glasses of water a day can ease back and joint pain for 80% of sufferers! • A mere 2% drop in body water can trigger fuzzy short-term memory & trouble with basic math!

5. WATER VS. COKE • Drinking 5 glasses of water a day can decrease the risk of: • Colon cancer by 45% • Breast cancer by 79% • Bladder cancer by 50% ARE YOU DRINKING THE AMOUNT OF WATER YOU SHOULD EVERY DAY?

6. COKE VS. WATER • You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of Coke & it will be gone in TWO DAYS! • To remove rust spots from chrome bumpers: rub the bumper with a piece of tin foil dipped in Coke • To clean corrosion from car batteries: pour a can of Coke over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion

7. COKE VS. WATER • To remove grease from clothes: empty a can of Coke into a load of greasy clothes, add detergent & run through the regular cycle • Coke will clean road haze from a windshield • The highway patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the trunk to remove BLOOD from highways after an accident!

8. FYI • The active ingredient in Coke is Phosphoric Acid. • Its pH is 2.8 and can dissolve a nail in about 4 days • Phosphoric acid leaches calcium from bones • To carry Coca-Cola syrup (concentrate) the commercial truck must use the Hazardous material sign! Now the question is… WOULD YOU LIKE A GLASS OF WATER OR COKE?

9. Gatorade 20oz: 35g Cranberry juice 16oz: 68g Vitamin Water 20oz: 32.5g Coke 20oz: 67.5g Hawaiian Punch 20oz: 72.5g Propel 16.9oz: 4.5g G2 20oz: 12g Water any oz: 0g No more than 40g of sugar a day what?!