Calorie Buster: The Philly Cheesesteak

With 1,200 calories a pop, the Philly cheesesteak is not for the faint at heart. Take a look at how much of the following foods you could be eating instead. And vote for your favorite cheesesteak in the Golden Local Debate.

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Mac Francis
With 1,200 calories a pop, the Philly cheesesteak is not for the faint at heart. Take a look at how much of the following foods you could be eating instead of just one sandwich. (Calorie calculations based on info from CalorieKing.com.) Vote for your favorite cheesesteak in the Golden Local Debate!
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Instead of eating one cheesesteak, feast on 14 buttermilk pancakes at 86 each.
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Enjoy three cups of frozen yogurt (280 calories per cup) instead of just one sandwich.
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That buttered movie theater popcorn will cost you 1,200 calories--if you eat 40 cups! (30 calories per cup)
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You could eat 15 apples at 80 calories each instead of just one Philly cheesesteak.
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AP
There are 1,200 raspberries in just one cheesesteak! (You do the math.)
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Radio Baracoa.
A bright idea would be to eat 27 oranges at 45 calories a pop, than one greasy cheesesteak.
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Not that you should, but you could drink 12 cups of beer in place of the cheesesteak. (100 calories in one cup of beer)
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At 175 calories each, feast on seven chocolate donuts.
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Consumer Reports
Five plain bagels for breakfast would surely keep you full and away from those cheesesteaks. (240 calories each)
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Although it sounds gross, you could eat 70 eggs (egg whites only, of course at 17 calories an egg) instead of the Philly favorite.
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Instead of one Philly cheesesteak, enjoy two Big Macs at 540 calories each!
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