17 everyday foods that are high in calories

The amount of calories a person needs depends on factors like their age, gender, and lean muscle mass. However, generally the amount of calories an average person needs to consume in a day stands at about 2,000.

If you intake too few calories, you put yourself at risk of various ailments such as muscle atrophy and a weakened immunity. Too much calories, and you will become obese.

So it's good to have a general idea of how many calories everyday foods contain.

Howmanycaloriescounter.com has put together a list of unhealthy and healthy foods with high amounts of calories in an infographic. For example, 100 grams of peanut butter has on average 589 calories, the site reported.

The site also dispensed tips on choosing what foods to eat for those who want to bulk up and a list of high-calorie foods that are good for your health.

These foods include quinoa, peanut butter, avocados, nuts, olive oil, bananas, mangoes, granola, whole grain bread and corn.