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Energy nutrients breakdown

The following list displays how macro-nutrients and alcohol contribute to dietary energy intake.

Energy componentsCalkJSpecial notes
Fat937Energy-dense
Alcohol729Energy-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)416Total carbohydrates – Dietary Fiber.
Protein417Relatively inefficient source of energy and is better utilized for growth and support of body functions.
Dietary fiber28The most accurate figure due to the latest research. (read more..)

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