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    Identifying Food Groups and Calculating Calories

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    Question: 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. Also, identify all the food groups that form a part of a balanced diet along with their sources.

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    Please reference: http://www.nutristrategy.com/nutrition/calories.htm

    Fat: 1 gram = 9 calories
    Protein: 1 gram = 4 calories
    Carbohydrates: 1 gram = 4 calories

    35g of carbohydrate x 4 cal/g + 15g of fat x 9 cal/g + 5g of protein ...

    Solution Summary

    Discusses food groups and calories.