calculation of food energy


The summing up of the total energy of food by adding together the energy provided by the proteins, total fat, carbohydrates and dietary fibers contained in one meal or food product.

Alternative label

  • calculation of nutrients

  • calculation of energy

  • calculation of calories or joules

  • calculation of energy intake

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • sector specific skills and competences

Essential skill/competence of



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