Over/Under 100 Calories?

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Can you name the foods which are Over ('O') or Under ('U') 100 calories for the given serving?

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A calorie is the energy it takes to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius. Calories are energy that fuel our bodies, much like gasoline fuels cars. The calories on most North American food packaging are actually 'kilocalories' or 'kcal' (1,000 calories = 1 kcal). For the purpose of this quiz, "calorie" means "kilocalorie." The number of calories in food is a measure of how much potential energy that food possesses. A gram of carbohydrates has 4 calories; a gram of protein has 4 calories; and a gram of fat has 9 calories. Our bodies "burn" the calories in our food through metabolic processes, by which enzymes break the carbohydrates into glucose and other sugars; the fats into glycerol and fatty acids; and the proteins into amino acids. So what happens if you take in more or fewer calories than your body burns? You either gain or lose fat, respectively. An accumulation of 3,500 extra calories is stored by your body as 1 pound of fat -- fat is the body's way of saving energy for a rainy day. If, on the other hand, you burn 3,500 more calories than you eat, whether by exercising more or eating less, your body converts 1 pound of its stored fat into energy to make up for the deficit. So calories don't make you fat. How you use those calories might. For more reading: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/human-biology/calorie.htm
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FoodO/U?Serving Size
Pecan Pie (Slice)4.3 oz (122 g)
Pepperoni Pizza (Slice)2.5 oz (71 g)
Cadbury Cream Egg1.2 oz (34 g)
Gatorade Orange (Regular)12 fl oz (354 ml)
2% Milk8 fl oz (236 ml) - 1 Cup
Olive Oil (Extra Virgin)1 tbsp (15 ml)
Strawberries5 oz (141 g)
Coffee (Black, Brewed)8 fl oz (236 ml)
Water17 fl oz (500 ml)
Plain Bagel (Panera)3.75 oz (109 g)
Banana1 Medium (100 g)
Watermelon (Slice)10 oz (286 g)
Bacon (Cooked)1 oz (29 g) - 3 Strips
Skinless Roast Turkey Breast4 oz (113 g)
Sprite12 fl oz (354 ml)
Grape Juice (Unsweetened)8 fl oz (236 ml)
Salt (Table)3.5 oz (100 g)
Bread (White, w/Crust)1 oz (28 g) - 1 Slice
Ketchup1 tbsp (15 ml)
Corn On The Cob5.5 oz (156 g) - 1 Ear
Pancake (Plain, Prepared)1 x 6 in Diameter (15 cm)
Regular Beer12 fl oz (354 ml)
Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Cooked)8.3 oz (235 g)
Rice (White, Steamed)6 oz (170 g)
Big Mac7.6 oz (215 g)
Sirloin Steak (Cooked)6 oz (170 g)
Baked Potato (with Skin)6 oz (170 g)
Honey1 tbsp (15 g)
FoodO/U?Serving Size
Cheese Croissant2 oz (57 g)
Apple1 Medium (100 g)
Bread (Wheat, w/Crust)1 oz (28 g) - 1 Slice
Snickers Bar1 bar (57 g)
Raisins1.5 oz (45 g)
Couscous (Cooked)6 oz (170 g)
Avocado (Sliced)5 oz (141 g)
Skittles (Fun Size Bag).7 oz (20 g)
Jack Daniels1 fl oz (30 ml)
Hot Dog (Oscar Mayer Beef)1.5 oz (45 g) - No Bun
Asparagus2 oz (57 g) - 4 Spears
Prunes6 oz (170 g)
Baked Beans (Heinz)3.5 oz (100 g)
Coca-Cola12 fl oz (354 ml)
Wonton Soup8 fl oz (236 ml)
Egg (Raw)1 Large
Lobster (Cooked)5.7 oz (163 g)
Peanut Butter2 tbsp (32 g)
Sugar (White)1 tbsp (15 g)
Sugar (Brown)1 tbsp (15 g)
Nutella2 tbsp (32 g)
Doritos (Regular)1 oz (28 g) - 12 Chips
Red Wine3.5 fl oz (100 ml)
Chicken Breast (Skinless)3 oz (85 g)
Cottage Cheese (1%)4 oz (113 g)
Hostess Twinkie1.5 oz (45 g)
Salmon (Atlantic, Cooked)1/2 fillet (154 g)
Guinness (Draft)1 pint (473 ml)

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