Do you know what 100 calories looks like?
Although calorie counting is presented as a second nature for most to pick up a salad, a sandwich or a smoothie at lunch, it is difficult to know how our meals really add to our daily intake.
However, a new series of photos shows exactly how much of certain foods add up to 100 calories in a tribute to the great variety of different flavors, colors and textures to eat as part of a healthy diet.
100 raspberries equals the same amount of calories
82 canned red beans make up the portion
Only four sardines canned in oil accounts for a portion after they have been drained
you can eat asparagus 31 before reaching the mark
As expected, the amounts vary greatly. For some ingredients, only a small handful of calories reach the threshold needed.
But for others, the photos show how much of certain foods you can eat before winning 100 calories.
artfully arranged on a marble counter, online food network shows precisely how much of each food equals one serving.
Some portions are very orderly: 100 raspberry or radishes are equal to the same amount of calories
like them or loathe them 12 Brussels sprouts are a portion of 100 calories
you can eat 28 baby carrots before reaching the threshold
Another neat calculation: 100 radishes adds up to 100 calories
a small jacket potatoes is between 1 3/4 to 2 1/2 inches in diameter is 100 calories
Only two small cubes of cheddar cheese is a portion
You can have 34 pieces of whole penne for dinner
15 pieces of roasted cashew halves are a lot
But for others, a small handful of full compensation is necessary.
Thirteen shrimp is enough for one serving, while two small cubes of cheddar cheese is all you need to grate on her pasta at dinner.
Speaking of pasta, penne integral parts 34 are 100 calories because they are 15 pieces of roasted cashew halves.
20 sundried tomatoes reach the mark
a small handful of five dry figs 100 calories [19459003adds]
There are two calories per pass, so a serving of 100 calories means 50 raisins
33 seedless grapes equal one serving of 100 calories
you can bite through 17 whole ribs of celery before reaching the portion size
You can eat asparagus 31 before reaching the mark, or 82 canned red beans.
A small baked potato is surprisingly only 100 calories, and you can even eat 21 mini-pretzels without salt before going over the threshold.
could give you bad breath, but 22 cloves of garlic equals one serving.
should also swallow 50 raisins as a snack mid-morning before reaching the limit.
can eat a lot of garlic cloves, 22, in fact, before reaching 100 calories – although it is possible you do not want
Surprisingly, you can eat unsalted 21 mini-pretzels before crossing the threshold
Nine broccoli that are about five inches long form the portion
13 shrimp is enough for a lot
Incredibly, is takes 60 raw green beans before they chew through 100 calories
Only four sardines canned in oil constitute a portion after they have been drained, while you can eat 28 small carrots before crossing threshold.
Some love them, some moan when they are part of the Christmas dinner, but will consume 100 calories if you eat 12 Brussels sprouts.
A small handful five dry excavation adds up to 100 calories, while 20 sundried tomatoes reaches the mark.
43 okra pods steamed or boiled adds up to a lot
chicory leaves 54 are worth 100 calories too
Some are more surprising than others. 33 seedless grapes takes to equal a serving of 100 calories, or 20 sun-dried tomatoes -. And only a small handful of five dry figs
Meanwhile, it can bite through 17 whole celery ribs before reaching the portion size.
a mammoth 60 raw green beans is also a portion of 100 calories.
If you are a dab hand in the kitchen and cook with the most unusual ingredients, it is good to know that 43 steamed or boiled okra pods to a portion adds, while 54 chicory leaves are value of 100 calories as well.