One of the most notable things about the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the different kinds of foods, especially the fried delicacies. Maurice Puyau, a senior exercise physiologist with the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, helps us break down the calories and the amount of exercise needed to work off from some rodeo favorites.
How long would it take a 150-pound person to burn each of these rodeo treats?
|Serving Size||Total Calories||Minutes||3 mph||6 mph||10 mph|
|Loaded Barbecue Baked Potato (includes butter, cheese, chives, chopped beef, barbecue sauce, sour cream, etc.)||1||756||687||189||54||84|
|Deep Fried Oreos||2||246||224||62||18||27|
|Deep Fried Twinkie||1||361||328||90||26||40|
|Large Bucket of Popcorn||85 oz||1160||1055||290||83||129|
|Cinnamon Sugar Pecans||1/2 cup||320||291||80||23||36|
By Anna Kiappes