What does 2,000 calories look like?

Alternative post title: Cook at home. Your body (and wallet) will thank you for it.

The Upshot explores 2,000 calories worth of food from a variety of sources–traditional fast food, fast casual, upscale, and home cooking.

Ribeye and Martini

It also highlights one very easy way to reduce calorie intake: don’t drink your calories!! Sodas, milkshakes, and alcohol help drive up the calorie content in all of the meals featured. (In one case, you can get nearly 2,100 calories from a single beverage.)

Check out their full post here.


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