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Calorie Sheet of Common Food Items

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Tips

  1. Follow the calorie sheet for a balanced diet
  2. Your maximum calorie intake should not exceed your current weight in kgs.x24
  3. If you are to lose weight, do an hour’s walking daily and reduce your calorie intake to between 1000-1500 calories a day.
  4. Do not reduce your calorie intake by more than 500 calories a day from your maximum intake, e.g.: Weight: 80 kg, Maximum Calorie Intake: 80 X 24 = 1920, Prescribed Reduction = 1920-500 = 1420 calories.
  5. Daily intake should never go below 1000 calories
 
Item Quantity

      Calorific Value (apx.)

Breakfast

   
Egg boiled 1 80
Egg Poached 1 80
Egg Fried       1 110
Egg Omelet 1 120
Bread slice 1 45
Bread slice with butter 1 90
Chapati 1 60
Puri      1 75
Paratha          1 150
Subji 1 cup 150
Idli       1 100
Dosa Plain     1 120
Dosa Masala 1 250
Sambhar 1 cup 150
     

Lunch/Dinner

   
Cooked Rice/Plain 1 cup 120
Cooked Rice/Fried 1 cup 150
Chapati 1 60
Puri 1 75
Paratha 1 150
Nan 1 150
Dal 1 cup 150
Sambhar 1 cup 150
Curd 1 cup 100
Curry/Vegetable     1 cup 150
Curry/Meat   1 cup 175
Salad 1 cup 100
Papad 1 45
Cutlet 1 75
Pickle 1 tsp 30
Soup/Clear   1 cup 75
Soup/Heavy 1 cup 75
Fruit 1 helping 150
    75
Beverages    
Tea/Black/without sugar 1 cup 10
Coffee/Black/without sugar 1 cup 10
Tea with milk & sugar 1 cup 45
Coffee with milk & sugar 1 cup 45
Milk without sugar   1 cup 60
Milk with sugar         1 cup 75
Milk with sugar, Horlicks 1 cup 120
Fruit Juice, concentrated 1 cup 120
Soft Drinks 1 bottle 90
Beer 1 bottle 200
Soda 1 bottle 10
Alcohol neat             1 peg, small 75
     
Miscellaneous & North Indian    
Porridge 1 cup 150
Jam 1 tsp 30
Butter 1 tsp 50
Ghee 1 tsp 50
Sugar 1 tsp 30
Biscuit 1 30
Fried Nuts       1 cup 300
Puddings 1 cup 200
Ice-cream 1 cup 200
Milk-Shake 1 glass 200
Wafers 1 pkt 120
Samosa          1 100
Bhel Puri/Pani Puri    1 helping 150
Kebab 1 plate 150
Indian sweets/mithai 1 pc 150
     

International food

   
Bread Slices with Butter & Jam/Cheese, etc. 1 120
Breakfast cereal with milk sweetened        1 cup 130
Porridge & Milk         1 cup 120
Porridge & Milk sweetened           1 cup 150
Sausage, bacon,ham etc. fried 1 helping 120
Potato mash             1 cup 100
Potato fried               1 cup 200
Sandwich large        1 250
Hamburger                1 pc 250
Steak & Salad           1 plate 300
Spaghetti & meat, sauce etc. 1 plate 450
Baked dish 1 helping 400
Fried Chicken 1 helping 200
Chinese noodles                  1 plate 450
Chinese Fried Rice   1 plate 450
Pizza 1 plate 400
     

  
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