Problem: A pound of plain M&M candies contains 96 g fat, 320 g carbohydrate, and 21 g protein.Table 5.5: Compositions and Fuel ValuesFuelValuekcal/g(Cal/g)(Pages 191 - 192)Carbohydrate174Fat389Protein174What is the fuel value in kJ in a 46-g (about 1.6 oz) serving?        

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1 pound (lb) = 2.2 kg

1 kg = 2200 g

1 kcal = 4.184 kJ


Fuel value fat:

fuel value fat=46 g serving×96 g fat2200 g serving×38 kcal1 g fat×4.184 kJ1 kcal

fuet value fat = 319.14 kJ


Fuel value carbohydrate (carb):

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A pound of plain M&M candies contains 96 g fat, 320 g carbohydrate, and 21 g protein.


Table 5.5: Compositions and Fuel Values

FuelValue

kcal/g(Cal/g)(Pages 191 - 192)
Carbohydrate174
Fat389
Protein174


What is the fuel value in kJ in a 46-g (about 1.6 oz) serving?