The following list displays how macro-nutrients and alcohol contribute to dietary energy intake.
|Energy components||Cal||kJ||Special notes|
|Alcohol||7||29||Energy-dense. Alcohol is not really a nutrient as it is not essential for survival. However, it is a substance required for calculating energy.|
|Carbohydrates (Net)||4||16||Total carbohydrates – Dietary Fiber.|
|Protein||4||17||Relatively inefficient source of energy and is better utilized for growth and support of body functions.|
|Dietary fiber||2||8||The most accurate figure due to the latest research. (read more..)|