Over the past few years, the art of counting calories has become obsolete (thank god). Today’s fitness gurus preach practicing balance to their followers. This modern strategy will help you create a lifestyle that is actually practical and able to be maintained over a lifetime. Incorporating a few sweet and savory treats into your healthy diet is a good thing, and it will keep you sane. Plus, some fitness fanatics even indulge in cheat days once a week.#blessup. Check out how many calories are in your favorite munchies below.
Gimme pizza, P-I-Z-Z-A. One slice of pepperoni pizza from Pizza Hut is 320 calories. Since two slices is usually pretty standard, because come on who can eat just one slice, you’ll have to double that number making your meal 640 calories.
2. Ice Cream
Good news, we can all still scream for ice cream because one cup of vanilla is only 247 calories, not too bad.
You may want to think twice when upgrading your sub with a cookie because one chocolate chip cookie from Subway is 220 calories.
4. Potato Chips
Potato chips are addicting, once you start a bag you can’t stop until they’re completely gone. #finishhim One bag of Lay’s potato chips is 160 calories.
Do you want fries with that? Probably not because one McDonald’s cheeseburger is 313 calories.
I don’t even want to imagine how many calories are in those infamous Black Tap milkshakes because one small vanilla milkshake from Burger King is a whooping 499 calories.
7. French Fries
Wendy’s nuggets reign supreme when it comes to fast food chicken, but that’s another article. One small french fry from Wendy’s is 340 calories.
Some sushi can be deceivingly healthy, however if you stick to a California roll which is typically 255 calories you should be in the clear from those rolls that can be over 400 calories in total.
Taco Tuesday is a nationally recognized weekly holiday and if you minus the margs (not likely) your two hard shell tacos will come in at 312 calories.
Today donuts are truly an art form. However, one basic chocolate donut rings in at 195 calories.
11. Mac and Cheese
Mac and Cheese is so important to a balanced diet. One Easy Mac cup is 230 calories.
Bagels rank in some of the most likes on Instagram as far as food porn goes. One bagel with egg is 292 calories.
One package of this college staple is 371 calories, yikes.
Bacon wins once again, 2 pieces is only 60 calories.
These numbers are based on calorie labels posted by restaurants and food companies. But, have you ever wondered how accurate those labels really are? Check out this video made by YouTube sensation Casey Neistat that explores the truth behind food labels. The results may surprise you.