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6 oz. low-fat strawberry yogurt 130 kcal

Turkey sandwich (white meat) 215 kcal

1/4 pound fast-food cheeseburger 530 kcal

10" deep-dish cheese pizza 1300 kcal

6 oz. low-fat strawberry yogurt 130 kcal

Turkey sandwich (white meat) 215 kcal

1/4 pound fast-food cheeseburger 530 kcal

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50.2 Food Energy and How We Use It The energy contained in several common food items is shown at the left.The graphs indicate about how long it would take a person with a basal metabolic rate of about 1,800 kcal/day to utilize the equivalent amount of energy while involved in various activities.

and proteins. Fats yield 9.5 kcal/gram, carbohydrates 4.2 kcal/gram, and proteins about 4.1 kcal/gram. Some equivalencies of food, energy, and energy consumption are shown in Figure 50.2.

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