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What 200 Calories Looks Like in Certain Foods

If you try to stay in shape but can’t really control your sweet teeth, the study conducted by website Wisegeek might help you to make decision. The study chose 71 common edibles to find out how their 200 calories worth looks like. They proportioned things like peanut butter, canned beans, fruits, veggies, and even soda into 200 calorie quantities and photographed the results. It is quite surprising to see it in plate, especially when you know 385 grams apple and 34 grams Peanut Butter has the same amount of calories. You can check the whole study result on Wisegeek’s page. It is definitely a visual way allows people to size up a food in a way they have never done it before.

What 200 Calories Looks Like in Certain Foods

11 Creative Clip-able / Attachable Kitchen Gadgets

Industrial designers have made a lot of improvement on our kitchen gadgets. However, there is still some needs for more. But it doesn’t mean we need to throw out our old appliances. There are many creative adds-on which are designed to work with our current gadgets and get better or more enjoyable experience. Take a look at the 11 Creative Clipable / Attactable Kitchen Gadgets we rounded up here and hope you find these little tools helpful.

11 Creative Clip-able / Attachable Kitchen Gadgets

Polygon Measuring Spoon: Innovative Flat Measuring Spoon

Measuring spoon isn’t something new. But the polygon measuring spoon featured in this post is an innovative and surprising redesign of the kitchen tool that eliminates the need for a set of measuring spoons. With 4 potential capacities in its single flat-sheet polypropylene body, its measuring capacity is determined simply upon how it is picked up. Moreover, when you’re finished, it snaps back to flat making it easy to wipe, clean and store. Really smart design, would definitely buy it if find it on market.

Polygon Measuring Spoon: Innovative Flat Measuring Spoon

8 Stylish and Functional Wine Decanters

Decanting is simply transferring the wine from the bottle to another container in order to remove sediment. Another reason for decanting wine is to aerate it, or allow it to “breathe”. The decanter is meant to mimic the effects of swirling the wine glass to stimulate the oxidation processes which trigger the release of more aroma compounds. In these days, more and more wine lovers will practice decanting at home, which affords a great way for friends and family to increase their enjoyment of a wine. Here, we rounded up 8 Stylish and Functional Wine Decanters, which are not only offer you nicer taste of wine and better looking on the table.

8 Stylish and Functional Wine Decanters

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