Do you think you can cycle off your Christmas dinner? With Christmas just a few short weeks away, households around the country will be getting ready to indulge in some of our favourite foods, treats, and takeaways over the festive period.
Leisure Lakes Bikes have analysed the calorie count of some of the nations most popular meals, including Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, to find out how long you would have to cycle to burn off the calories.
|Product||Calories||Time taken (mins)|
|Papa Johns Vegan festive pizza||2000 calories||231|
|Dominos Pepperoni Pizza||1533 calories||174|
|Christmas dinner||1450 calories||168|
|Nandos butterfly chicken with halloumi and chips||1384 calories||160|
|KFC Mighty Bucket for one||1155 calories||133|
|Big mac meal||1015 calories||117|
|Mulled wine||400 calories||46|
|Pint of lager||180 calories||21|
The data is based on weight vs how much cycling it would take to burn off the calories according to this Harvard study: https://www.health.harvard.edu/diet-and-weight-loss/calories-burned-in-30-minutes-of-leisure-and-routine-activities
Food calorie data is taken from the official nutritional information of the restaurants. Drinks data is sourced from the average calorie count of the drinks according to Google.
The information in this article was provided by Leisure Lakes Bikes.