What Does a Food Calorie Table Look Like?


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A food calorie table appears as a grid with foods listed in one column and calorie counts listed in the adjacent column of the same row as the corresponding food. Some calorie tables list other information such as serving size and amounts of fats and proteins.

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The food calorie table on MyFoodBuddy.com lists the amounts of calories, fat, protein and carbohydrates found in range of different foods. The table lists each food with the recommended serving size. For example, a cup of 2 percent cottage cheese contains 205 calories, 31 grams of protein, 4 grams of fat and 8 grams of carbohydrates. When consuming more than one serving of a particular food, table users multiply the amounts to reflect the serving size.

Calorie-Charts.net offers a number of food calorie tables for specific food groups such as nuts, pastries, fruits and dairy products. Clicking a category directs the user to a page that displays all the foods in that category. Clicking on an individual food directs the user to a table showing the amounts of calories, fat, carbohydrates and protein in 1-ounce and 100-gram servings of the food. For example, 1 ounce of raw Chia seeds contains 139 calories, while a 100-gram serving contains 490 calories.

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