- EuroFoods name: ENERC
- Measurement unit: kilojoule (kilocalorie), kJ (kcal)
- Group: Macro-components
Fat, protein, carbohydrate and ethanol are energy yielding nutrients. Kilojoule (kJ) is used as energy unit. One kilojoule equals 0,239 kilokalories. One gram fat yields 37 kJ (9 kcal) energy, carbohydrate and protein 17 kJ (4 kcal)/g and alcohol 29 kJ (7 kcal)/g. Energy is calculated by using these conversion factors. In Fineli the energy from fibre, organic acids and sugar alcohols is included in energy content.
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