Photos of 200 Calorie Portions

Here’s a guide that could help you with your Volumetrics Diet Plan. Unfortunately, they don’t include Candy Foam on the list.
What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

“Some foods have significantly more calories than others but what does the difference actually look like. Each of the photographs below represents 200 calories of the particular type of food; the images are sorted from low to high calorie density.”

Volumetrics Diet Tips


This is the first time I’ve heard of The Volumetrics Diet:

“Fruits and vegetables are one of the keys to good health. Barbara Rolls invented the sensible Volumetrics diet, which encourages people to eat large quantities of low-energy-dense foods rather than small portions of energy-dense foods. This plan makes sense: You feel full, lose weight and end up eating a lot more fresh produce.”

It sounds like this is meant to be a pro-roughage kind of thing, which is certainly a good rule of thumb for healthy eating. But what about the following volume-increasing diet tips:

1. Whipped Cream

2. Ground Beef

3. Shredded Cheese

4. Blended Margaritas

5. Candy Foam