Want to lose weight? Then you should watch what you eat.

45 Common Foods and the Number of Calories They contain by the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.


Despite what you hear from the purveyors of trendy fad diets, specialty diet foods, and expensive weight-loss programs, there is no secret to dropping pounds. You simply need to use more calories than you consume. To put things into perspective, here are the calorie counts for some typical foods -- keep in mind that the exact number of calories can vary.
A medium-sized apple contains about 72 calories.
Food: Calories
1. Apple, medium: 72
2. Bagel: 289
3. Banana, medium: 105
4. Beer (regular, 12 ounces): 153
5. Bread (one slice, wheat or white): 66
6. Butter (salted, 1 tablespoon): 102
7. Carrots (raw, 1 cup): 52
8. Cheddar cheese (1 slice): 113
9. Chicken breast (boneless, skinless, roasted, 3 ounces): 142
10. Chili with beans (canned, 1 cup): 287 11. Chocolate chip cookie (from packaged dough): 59
12. Coffee (regular, brewed from grounds, black): 2
13. Cola (12 ounces): 136
14. Corn (canned, sweet yellow whole kernel, drained, 1 cup): 180
15. Egg (large, scrambled): 102 16. Graham cracker (plain, honey, or cinnamon): 59
17. Granola bar (chewy, with raisins, 1.5-ounce bar): 193
18. Green beans (canned, drained, 1 cup): 40
19. Ground beef patty 193 (15 percent fat, 4 ounces, pan-broiled):
20. Hot dog (beef and pork): 137 21. Ice cream (vanilla, 4 ounces): 145
22. Jelly doughnut: 289
23. Ketchup (1 tablespoon): 15
24. Milk (2 percent milk fat, 8 ounces): 122
25. Mixed nuts (dry roasted, with peanuts, salted, 1 ounce): 168

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