Supersize Me: The Entire Movie

This feature film documents Morgan Spurlock’s 30-day McDonalds binge. Rated PG-13.


How many calories should I eat?

(Hint: not 2000)


How many calories was that apple I ate?

(…or that cake, or donut…)









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How many of my calories come from fat?

2005 U.S. dietary guidelines recommend that children and teens ages 4-18 get between 25% to 35% of their daily calories from fat. But food labels don't show the percentage of fat in a food. It is easy to calculate, though. Divide the number of calories from fat by the number of total calories and multiply by 100:

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For example, if a 300-calorie food has 60 calories from fat, you divide 60 by 300 and then multiply by 100. The result shows that food gets 20% of its calories from fat:

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In another example, using the food label above, 110 calories come from fat out of a total of 250 calories per serving.


What is my BMI?


Height vs. Weight Graph

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Your doctor uses this chart to give you dietary and exercise advice.




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