One Hostess Twinkie equals 150 calories. Compare that with two apples, at 144 calories, and you're getting roughly the same calories from two very different foods. But are all calories created equal? Or do some count more than others?
Check out these comparisons of different food choices in the same calorie-range, and tell us which ones you think go the furthest. Then, get the answers on the following slide. Keep in mind: the results may surprise you.
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