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Combustion heat values of some foods.
The calorific value of a fuel or food is the amount of heat produced with complete combustion.
Food - Calorific Combustion Values
|Food||Calorific Combustion Value |
|Butter ||30.5 |
|Cheese ||14.6 |
|Curd ||2.5 |
|Egg, yolk ||5.4 |
|Egg, white ||14.0 |
|Fish ||5.2 |
|Ghee ||37.6 |
|Meat ||12.0 |
|Milk, buffalo ||4.9 |
|Milk, cow ||2.2 |
|Potatoes ||4.0 |
|Rice ||16.7 |
|Soyabean ||18.1 |
|Sugar ||16.0 |
Normal energy consumption for a young male is about 10 MJ/day.
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