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Victoria Guyse

April 30,2015
Five Articles:
"Food Treats - Are They Worth It?" Food Treats. Ultimate Weight Loss. Web. 30 Apr. 2015.
"10 Ways To Burn Calories From Guilty Pleasures." The Huffington Post. The Huffington Post. Web. 30
Apr. 2015.
"How To Become A Fat Burning Machine!" Finding a Healthy Balance. 12 Oct. 2010. Web. 30 Apr. 2015.
"15 Foods That Burn More Calories Than They Contain." Foodie Junky. Web. 30 Apr. 2015.
"Fast Food Facts: How Long Does It Take to Burn Off Your Meal?" Reader's Digest Fast Food Facts How
Long Does It Take to Burn Off Your Meal Comments. Web. 30 Apr. 2015.

First Article:
1. Adding in food treats to a diet can help you lose weight, however for a lot of people it might
completely ruin their diets due to overconsumption.
2. For someone weighing around 110 pounds they would have to jog for 20 mins at a rate of 10 kph
just to burn off a 60g of fat muffin.
3. For the same weight if one consumes a coke they would have to walk for 53 minutes at a rate of
5 kph, jog for 18 minutes at a rate of 10 kph, cycle for 21 minutes at a rate of 20 kph, swim for 19
minutes or do weight training for 22 minutes.
4. For an individual who weighs 170 pounds they would have to walk for 41 minutes at a rate of 5
kph just to burn off 2 ice cream scoops , jog for 14 minutes at a rate of 10 kph, cycle for 12
minutes at a rate of 20 kph, swim for 11 minutes, or do weight training for 13 minutes.
5. At the same weight it would take you 56 minutes walking at a rate of 5 kph just to burn off a
medium french fry , jog for 20 minutes at a rate of 10 kph, cycle for 22 minutes at a rate of 20
kph, swim for 20 minutes , or do weight training for 24 minutes.
6. For an individual that weighs 280 pounds they have to walk for 36 minutes at a rate of 5 kph
just to burn a full chocolate bar.
7. To burn off a normal plain hamburger they have to either walk for 55 minutes at a rate of 5 kph,
jog for 19 minutes at a rate of 10 kph, cycle for 22 minutes at a rate of 20 kph, swim for 19
minutes , or do weight training for 23 minutes.
8. looking for lighter versions of each treat it could reduce the amount of time you spend at the
gym, by looking for the labels that say low fat or low sugar level.
9. People eat these treats for pleasure or just to help themselves from being bored however, what
many do not keep in mind is the outcome or consequences that come with eating those certain
foods, exercising which leads to weight gain.

10. You burn calories through digesting, absorbing, transporting and storing the food you
consume also takes calories, than physical activity.

Second Article:
1. When consuming a 290 calorie slice of pizza while at the time it might taste good you would
have to do 60 minutes of fast pace ballroom dancing or for 90 minutes walk around vigorously
at a shopping mall or doing chores.
2. After eating a 260 calorie doughnut you would have to swim vigorously for 25 minutes straight.
3. After consuming one large bagel that has 320 calories you would have to jog for 45 minutes at
a constant pace.
4. A small slice of cake that contains 312 calories means that you would have to go hiking for
about 50 minutes or do yard work for 45 minutes to an hour.
5. For a small 392 calorie hot fudge sundae it would take you 75 minutes to burn it on a stationary
bike at a constant fast pace.
6. After having a 313 calorie cheeseburger you would need to do 30 minutes of kickboxing.
7. For a can of pop that is 150 calories it would take up to 40 minutes of dog walking to burn it off.
8. Exercise does not perfectly offset indulgences, warns registered dietitian Marisa Moore, RD,
president of the Georgia Dietetic Association based in Atlanta.
9. "Exercising regularly and seeing results may encourage you to eat healthier, however, and
decrease the stress that often leads to emotional eating.
10. For a 210 calorie chocolate candy bar you would have to continuously for 14 minutes straight
be going up and down a flight of stairs.

Third Article:
1. Men tend to store fat on the surface of the body, often on the outside of the stomach area.
2. Females tend to store fat internally and once they turn to the age of 30 they will begin to see a
difference in their bodies mainly in their thighs and stomach.
3. While dieting you might decrease your food intake but as soon as the diet is over, your
set-point mechanism unleashes a starvation reflex that keeps you eating until the fat levels are
slightly higher than they were before the diet.
4. The longer you wait to eat, the more you stimulate the fat-depositing enzymes.
A longer wait between meals increases your appetite, which leads to overeating.
6. If youve consumed more calories than youve burned during a given day, you can literally burn
them off with an after-dinner walk or jog.
7. When this form of sugar is used for exercise it leaves behind a lot of waste product, lactic acid,
which causes discomfort. Running even a little too fast at the beginning depletes valuable
glycogen quicker as it fills up the muscles and slows them down.
8. If you continue exercising longer than about 15 minutes at a pace that is within your capacity,
you start shifting into fat burning.
9. Running and walking elevate your core body temperature. Many experts believe that this
produces a healthy fever that often kills off infections before they cause colds or worse.
10. aerobic exercise: exertion that is done at an easy enough pace so that the blood can provide all
the oxygen needed by the muscles. As soon as you increase the pace beyond your current
capacity or go farther than your muscles are trained to go, the muscles cant get enough
oxygen to burn fat and so they shift back to the readily available but inefficient energy source,

Fourth Article:
1. About 75% of a celery stick is actually water; the other 25% is fiber and other roughage.
2. People that typically eat red grapefruit are known to have 16% lower cholesterol levels of LDL
3. Leafy greens have 50% fiber and 50% water, a juicy portion of kale provides you with
anticarcinogenic nutrients called glucosinolates, which are highly effective at reducing the risk
of colon cancer as well as cancers of the prostate, ovaries, breast and bladder.
4. Watermelon helps you lose weight due to its rich source of vitamin B which are known to
increase your energy level and is also known to boost your metabolic rate to a higher level than
normal fruits would.
5. Lean meats certainly contain more calories than a raw carrot stick, they will provide your
body with more energy than other foods.
Yogurt is a bit higher in calories than other foods you may eat but it can help to regulate
bowel movements, it promotes the maintenance and breeding of healthy cultures in the gut,
and it can even help to keep your bones strong.
7. Apples are known to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer by 17%.
8. Chili peppers that contain a compound called capsaicin will boost your metabolic rate and
since chili peppers do not contain a lot of calories they tend to burn way more than they
actually contain.
9. Lycopene in tomatoes is capable of inhibiting the growth of cancer cells and as for men it can
help them with reducing the risk of prostate cancer.
10. Cucumbers contain a lot of water which are known to be good to have before or even after the
gym, and could end up reducing excessively high levels of inflammation in your body, as
cucumbers contain enzymes that have an anti-inflammatory influence similar to non-steroidal
anti-inflammatory drugs.
Fifth Article:
1. For a six inch subway sandwich it would take you 57 minutes to burn off the sandwich through
2. For Wendy's Baked Potato and small chili, you would have to do weight lifting for
approximately 2 full hours.
3. McDonald`s cheeseburger, french fries, and chocolate milk you would have to play frisbee for
about 4 hours and 3 minutes straight.
4. One slice of Domino's Cheese Pizza is equivalent to about biking for 22 minutes straight at a
rate of 12 to 14 miles per hour.
5. After a Bombay Chicken salad and a tall coffee you would have to do constant sit ups for about
93 minutes.
6. For about only 3 crispy chicken strips, green beans, corn on the cob, and a medium diet pepsi
you would have to wash dishes for about three hours and five minutes.
7. Many people of this generation are not aware of what they consume, or on top of that what it
takes to burn off what they had consume.
8. Adults and kids thought they ate 175 calories fewer than they actually did based on a survey
that was taken.
9. Teens were off by approximately 259 calories based on the estimation they made towards the
amount of calories they thought they consumed on a daily basis.
10. 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.