Nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie diet because that's about how much the average person should eat in a day.

Of course, you may need to eat more or fewer calories depending on your age, sex, and activity level. You can check that on the USDA's dietary guidelines here.

But what does 2,000 calories actually look like?

This abstract number can be hard to picture, so we calculated how many servings of your favorite foods it would take to reach 2,000.

Here are the — some of which are pretty shocking.