Weather of Arabia - On the blessed Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, Eid cakes, dates, walnuts and pistachios are at the forefront of everyone's favorite desserts, but have you ever thought about the amount of weight you would gain if you rotated 10 cakes per day on Eid?
To answer our question, we must understand that weight gain occurs when the food we eat exceeds the energy we burn. On average, a person needs about 2,000 calories per day, and this varies based on gender, age, body weight, and a person's activity. For every kilogram of weight gain, the body needs about 7,700 extra calories.
As far as Eid cakes are concerned, they generally contain 4 calories per gram. For example, if a piece of date cake weighs 30 grams, it contains an average of 120 calories. Pistachio and walnut cakes, on the other hand, contain a slightly higher amount of calories, due to the energy density of the nuts.
Let's say you eat 10 cookies a day over three days. This means that you will eat 30 cookies. If we assume that each piece contains approximately 130 calories, then the total increase will be about 3600 calories, and this is approximately equivalent to half a kilogram.
Simply put, if you eat 10 pieces of Eid cakes daily for three days, without changing your daily activity or reducing the amount of other food you eat, then it is likely that you will gain about half a kilogram of weight during the days of Eid Al-Fitr.
One date maamoul, which weighs about 30 grams, contains about 130 calories. In order to burn these calories, a person who weighs about 70 kilograms needs to walk about 2,500-2,700 steps. This means that you need to walk an average distance of this number of steps to burn the calories of a date maamoul.
As for the nut and pistachio maamoul, one 30-gram serving contains about 150-160 calories. To burn these calories, a person who weighs about 70 kilograms needs to walk about 3,000-3,200 steps. This means that you have to walk a distance equivalent to this number of steps to burn the calories of a nut or pistachio maamoul.
It should be noted that these numbers are estimates, as they are based on people with an estimated weight of about 70 kilograms and an average walking speed of 4 kilometers per hour. Please note that the exact number of steps needed can vary based on factors such as weight, gender, speed, age, and more.
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