How Much Work it Takes to Burn Off Those Holiday Calories
How Much Work it Takes to Burn Off Calories in your Holiday food
The holiday season is a time filled with joy, family, celebrations and plenty of food. Most holiday food tends to be filled with great flavor and tons of fat, sugar and calories. You may find these holiday treats very tempting and it may seem impossible to avoid taking a taste here and another there.
However, you will think twice once you see how much work it takes to burn off those calories. Below is a chart showing on average how many minutes of exercise is takes to burn off calories in some of your favorite holiday food.
Minutes of Walking
|Minutes of Jogging||Minutes of Swimming||Minutes of Cycling|
|Pumpkin Pie||316 calories||88 minutes||36 minutes||26 minutes||48 minutes|
|Apple Pie||411calories||114 minutes||47 minutes||34 minutes||63 minutes|
|Pecan Pie||503 calories||139 minutes||58 minutes||42 minutes||77 minutes|
|Sweet Potato Pie||410 calories||114 minutes||47 minutes||34 minutes||63 minutes|
|Gingerbread Cookie||140 calories||39 minutes||16 minutes||12 minutes||21 minutes|
|Chocolate Fudge Square||70 calories||19 minutes||8 minutes||6 minutes||11 minutes|
|344 calories||95 minutes||39 minutes||29 minutes||52 minutes|
|Cheesecake||257 calories||71 minutes||29 minutes||21 minutes||39 minutes|
|178 calories||49 minutes||20 minutes||15 minutes||27 minutes|
|Sugar Cookie||300 calories||83 minutes||34 minutes||25 minutes||46 minutes|
|Candy Cane||60 calories||17 minutes||7 minutes||5 minutes||9 minutes|
|237 calories||66 minutes||27 minutes||20 minutes||36 minutes|
|Panettone||220 calories||61 minutes||25 minutes||18 minutes||34 minutes|
|140 calories||39 minutes||16 minutes||12 minutes||21 minutes|
|Fruitcake||330 calories||92 minutes||38 minutes||27 minutes||50 minutes|
|102 calories||28 minutes||11 minutes||8 minutes||15 minutes|
2 inch square
|212 calories||61 minutes||25 minutes||18 minutes||34 minutes|
|1 Chocolate Gold Coin||85 calories||24 minutes||10 minutes||7 minutes||13 minutes|
So, next time you are tempted to take a bite of that scrumptious looking pie, cake or cookie, take a look at this chart. It will remind you how much work it’s going to take for you to burn all those calories.
Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season!!