How Many Cinnabons is 2,000 Calories? How Many Almonds?

Here’s one for the picky eaters in the crowd: The FDA recommends consuming 2,000 calories a day. You probably eat a variety of different foods to get to that total. But what if you were to eat only one? How much would you need to eat of a given food to get to 2,000? Buzzfeed has the answer:

HT Grist.

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