The Calories Add up Fast

Below are just a few examples of how much portion sizes have changed. It’s easy to see how quickly the calories add up.


Food Used to be Now Calorie Difference
Bagel 3-inch diameter; 140 calories 6-inch diameter; 350 calories 210 extra calories
Cheeseburger 333 calories 590 calories 275 extra calories
Soft Drink 6.5 oz; 85 calories 20 oz; 250 calories 165 extra calories
French Fries 2.4 oz; 210 calories 6.9 oz; 610 calories 400 extra calories
Pizza (2 slices) 500 calories 850 calories 350 extra calories
Muffin 1.5 oz; 210 calories 4 oz; 500 calories 290 extra calories

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About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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