Fat Facts 2 of 5: How Many Calories in Fat, Protein and Carbohydrates?

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This video post looks at how many calories are in fat, protein, and carbohydrates. It then discusses what impact this has on your diet. Some fat is essential for optimal health but when trying to lose weight, it is important to understand how much energy (calories) we are consuming. Do you know how many calories are in 1 gram of fat, protein and carbohydrates?

Other Posts in this series

Fat Facts Part 1: What is Body Fat?

Fat Facts Part 2: How Many Calories in Fat Protein and Carbohydrates?

Fat Facts Part 3: Calorie Dense Foods

Fat Facts Part 4: Burning Fat Vs Burning Sugar

Fat Facts Part 5: The Difference Between Monounsaturated, Polyunsaturated, Saturated and Trans Fats

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  5. Tom Parker says:

    I wasn’t sure on the exact figures before watching the video but I knew carbohydrates and protein were the same and fat was around twice the amount.

  6. Hi Tom,
    Yes it’s interesting isn’t it? No wonder higher fat meals put on more weight, not only do you get the extra calories to convert to fat, but your body then gets the fat to store as well! Double whammy of stored energy which will come in handy if we ever find ourselves floating on a raft at sea! Not so handy when we’ve just taken our jeans out of the dryer!
    Amelia

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