How to Calculate Calories in Food?


To calculate the amount of calories in a food, you need to know how many grams of each major measurement are in the food. Fat grams are 9 calories each. Proteins and carbohydrates are 4 calories each. example of calorie calculation
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Haha I kinda have the same problem. All the dishes my mom makes are either stir-fried or noodle soups so it's sometimes hard to estimate how many calories there are. One way of working
Samosa (1) contains 140 calories. Chicken Madras (av. serving) contains 600 calories. Mutton Pilaf (av. serving) contains 550 calories. Chicken Pilaf (av. serving) contains 700 calories
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How to Calculate Calories in Food
Counting calories may seem like a difficult task, especially when you are cooking at home with multiple ingredients. Besides reading calorie counts on labels, you may need additional tools to calculate the calories in items like fruits, vegetables and... More »
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You can either calculate calories in food by reading the labels for calories per serving or you can use a calorie counting food chart. If you are unable to do any of these you can count calories by calculating how many grams of fat, carbohydrates and proteins in the food. Carbohydrates and protein contain 4 calories per gram and fat contains 9. Multiply these number by how many each contain and then add them up and you can determine your calories.
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