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    Identifying food groups and determining energy content

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    A girl is celebrating her seventh birthday. Each guest is served one large slice of chocolate cake, a hamburger, French fries, and some oranges.
    Identify the food groups mentioned above.

    If one slice of chocolate cake contains 35g of carbohydrate, 15g of fat and 5g of protein, calculate the kilocalories that each slice of cake contains.

    Identify all the food groups that form a part of a balanced diet along with their sources.

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    Cake- grain, fats and sugars, a small amount of dairy is in the cake, as well
    Hamburger- grain, protein
    French fries- vegetables and fats (the oil the french fries are fried in)
    Oranges- fruit

    2) Note that one kilocalorie is the same ...

    Solution Summary

    You are given a number of foods and need to identify the various groups present in your meal. You also need to know how many calories there are. How do you do this? In this solution we explore the details of this problem!

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