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fat = 9 calories/gram
protein = 4 calories/gram
carbohydrate (white sugar) = 4 calories/gram
I am using calculations derived from a nutrition composition handbook (calories/gram of a food):
meat = 4 calories/gram
cheese = 4 calories/gram
starch (rice, or potatoes, etc.) = 1 calorie/ gram.
wysewun wrote:you're right, i was over complicating it. i got on the wrong track of thinking and confused myself.
sorry bout that!