Measuring: Calories

Knowing about calories is important when planning your diet. A banana has about 100 Calories of energy, which is enough to boil a litre of freezing water.

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Calories includes:

  • Calories content on food and drink labels
  • Calculating calories in meals
  • Ordering food and drink by calories
  • Comparing calories in different foods
  • Matching food and drinks with calorie values
  • Calories content on food and drink labels
  • Comparing calories in different foods

Downloadable Factsheets

Labels and calories
Labels and working with calories

Downloadable worksheets

Calories in snacks
Matching calories
Put in order of calories
Comparing calories

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