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
FoodO/U?Serving Size
Cottage Cheese (1%)4 oz (113 g)
Ketchup1 tbsp (15 ml)
Water17 fl oz (500 ml)
Salmon (Atlantic, Cooked)1/2 fillet (154 g)
Watermelon (Slice)10 oz (286 g)
Snickers Bar1 bar (57 g)
Bread (Wheat, w/Crust)1 oz (28 g) - 1 Slice
Hot Dog (Oscar Mayer Beef)1.5 oz (45 g) - No Bun
Regular Beer12 fl oz (354 ml)
Sirloin Steak (Cooked)6 oz (170 g)
Sugar (Brown)1 tbsp (15 g)
Pancake (Plain, Prepared)1 x 6 in Diameter (15 cm)
Baked Potato (with Skin)6 oz (170 g)
Doritos (Regular)1 oz (28 g) - 12 Chips
Lobster (Cooked)5.7 oz (163 g)
Wonton Soup8 fl oz (236 ml)
Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Cooked)8.3 oz (235 g)
Pepperoni Pizza (Slice)2.5 oz (71 g)
Coca-Cola12 fl oz (354 ml)
Baked Beans (Heinz)3.5 oz (100 g)
Asparagus2 oz (57 g) - 4 Spears
Bacon (Cooked)1 oz (29 g) - 3 Strips
Red Wine3.5 fl oz (100 ml)
Salt (Table)3.5 oz (100 g)
Strawberries5 oz (141 g)
Hostess Twinkie1.5 oz (45 g)
Raisins1.5 oz (45 g)
Skinless Roast Turkey Breast4 oz (113 g)
FoodO/U?Serving Size
Corn On The Cob5.5 oz (156 g) - 1 Ear
Egg (Raw)1 Large
Couscous (Cooked)6 oz (170 g)
Guinness (Draft)1 pint (473 ml)
Prunes6 oz (170 g)
Grape Juice (Unsweetened)8 fl oz (236 ml)
Apple1 Medium (100 g)
Nutella2 tbsp (32 g)
Cheese Croissant2 oz (57 g)
Cadbury Cream Egg1.2 oz (34 g)
Avocado (Sliced)5 oz (141 g)
Sugar (White)1 tbsp (15 g)
Gatorade Orange (Regular)12 fl oz (354 ml)
Banana1 Medium (100 g)
Skittles (Fun Size Bag).7 oz (20 g)
Coffee (Black, Brewed)8 fl oz (236 ml)
Rice (White, Steamed)6 oz (170 g)
Bread (White, w/Crust)1 oz (28 g) - 1 Slice
Honey1 tbsp (15 g)
2% Milk8 fl oz (236 ml) - 1 Cup
Olive Oil (Extra Virgin)1 tbsp (15 ml)
Peanut Butter2 tbsp (32 g)
Jack Daniels1 fl oz (30 ml)
Plain Bagel (Panera)3.75 oz (109 g)
Pecan Pie (Slice)4.3 oz (122 g)
Big Mac7.6 oz (215 g)
Chicken Breast (Skinless)3 oz (85 g)
Sprite12 fl oz (354 ml)

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