The Key to Fitness is Discipline! > Conversion Rates


12 Sep 2007

    The conversion numbers 9-4-4 are used to convert a given amount of food (1 gram) into calories. Thus 100 grams of protein (x4) is worth 400 calories. 10 grams of fat (x9) is worth 90 calories, and 200 grams of carbohydrates (c4) is equal to 800 calories.

Food

Grams

Calories

Fat

10

90

Carbohydrates

10

40

Protein

10

40

Daryl Conant