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What’s your picnic food IQ?

Jun 25 2015

Here come the backyard barbeques and summer gatherings along with all that tempting picnic food. No worries, though. You can make healthy choices with a little advance knowledge about what it takes to burn off those favorite party foods. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the health “cost” of popular picnic items.

1. How long will you have to jog to burn off one cube of cheddar cheese?

  • 3 minutes
  • 8 minutes
  • 15 minutes

2. How long will it take you to walk off a half-cup of macaroni salad?

  • 42 minutes
  • 73 minutes
  • 82 minutes

3. How long will you have to walk to burn off one tablespoon of ranch dip?

  • 9 minutes
  • 19 minutes
  • 27 minutes

4. How long will you have to walk to burn off one hot dog on a roll?

  • 22 minutes
  • 59 minutes
  • 82 minutes

5. How long will you have to ride your bike to burn off one chocolate chip cookie?

  • 20 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 38 minutes
 Data from Exercise estimates are based on calories burned by a 35-year old woman who is 5’7″ and weighs 144 pounds.