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Nutrition and energy requirement

  1. Feb 14, 2004 #1


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    I was trying to find out what the energy requirement of an adult male or female would be in kJ or in kcal, but I can't seem to find it. Nautica must know :)

    Which are some good resources which list energy content of foods (except the label on it :P)?
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  3. Feb 14, 2004 #2
    Here is a quick calculator. But this does not break it down for any body type other than the "norm" Body fat percentage needs to be factored in due to the fact that muscle needs more energy than fat stores.


    Do a search on "basal metabolic rate"

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  4. Feb 14, 2004 #3
    http://www.caloriecountercharts.com/chart5a.htm [Broken]
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