COUNT­ING KILO­JOULES

DRUM - - Health -

When you’re try­ing to lose weight it pays to be kilo­joule-smart.

1 How many kilo­joules in half a kilo­gram of body fat? (a) 200; (b) 2 000; (c) 350; (d) 14 700

2 How many kilo­joules do you need to cut down on or burn each day if you want to lose half a kilo­gram in one week? (a) 2 100; (b) 500; (c) 5 000; (d) 21

3 How many kilo­joules in a chicken ­salad sand­wich? (a) 500; (b) 1 000; (c) 1 500; (d) 2 000 4 How many kilo­joules in a ­burger? (a) 1 005; (b) 2 005; (c) 3 005; (d) 4 005

5 How many kilo­joules in a stan­dard glass of wine? (a) 50; (b) 5 000; (c) 500; (d) 100

6 How many kilo­joules in a can of beer? (a) 5 000; (b) 50; (c) 500; (d) 1 000

7 Walk­ing for an hour burns how many kilo­joules? (a) 80; (b) 180; (c) 8 000; (d) 1 800

8 Run­ning for 30 min­utes burns how many kilo­joules? (a) 12 000; (b) 120; (c) 1 000; (d) 1 200

9 A low-fat muf­fin con­tains how many kilo­joules? (a) 50; (b) 1 555; (c) 500; (d) 5 000

10 A 60g chocolate bar con­tains how many kilo­joules? (a) 11 000; (b) 135; (c) 1 135; (d) 350

11 A medium-size banana has how many kilo­joules? (a) 500; (b) 200; (c) 300; (d) 100

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