How Many Peanut Butter Sandwiches Does It Take to Fuel a Hulk?

Superheroes do superhero things: They jump, punch stuff, run fast, and sometimes shoot beams out of their eyes. These activities require energy, just like normal human activities. When you get up in the morning, that takes energy. Walking around takes energy. Running a mile requires even more energy—but not nearly as much as it would take to fly a human-powered helicopter for one minute. (Yes, that’s real.) All of that energy comes from food. If superheroes also get their energy from food, just how much would they need to eat to pull off their high-energy moves?

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