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Powers of Ten Cookies = Love

Recipe for Giada de Laurentiis’ Double Chocolate Chip Cookies: 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, such as Ghiradelli, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 2 x 10+12 pounds of chocolate is produced worldwide each year. 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature According to nutritiondata.com, one tablespoon of butter has 420 kilojules of energy—all from fat.  420 kilojoules is [...]

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Boo.

It’s Halloween.  That means it’s time for zombies, vampires, and a caloric intake that will frighten the pants off of just about anyone. Today, a CNN article stated that the average child consumes as many as 7,000 calories (10+03) on Halloween night.  Each little princess or pirate expends 10+04 joules of energy to metabolize a [...]

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25 (calories or less)

Photo from FotoSearch 25 calories = 104.6 joules Here are snacks that are 25 calories or less that help tame the cravings for food from MedicineNet.com 2 large celery stalks = 13 calories, 1.2 grams fiber 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce = 18 calories, 1.4 grams fiber 1/2 cucumber = 20 calories, 1 gram fiber [...]

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