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Super Bowl 50: You vs. Snacks [Photo Gallery]

The Super Bowl has become much more than a football game: It’s the second biggest day for food consumption in the United States after Thanksgiving.

Here are the exercise equivalents for some of your favorite football party snacks from Charles Platkin, PhD, MPH, a public health advocate, editor of and the director of the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College.

The idea is to use exercise equivalents to provide a reference for calories. (Here is Platkin’s recent study on the topic: “The Effect of Menu Labeling with Calories and Exercise Equivalents on Food Selection and Consumption.”)

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