Food Calories Diagram
Calories in dishes and meals are calculated by totaling the nutrition of all ingredients. Soups are often low in calories, but check the label since any foods can be included. Beans and other legumes are nutritional foods with calories from carbs, fat, and protein.
The calories in the Nutrition Facts table are based on an amount of food. If you eat more than the amount of food, your calorie intake will be higher than the value listed. If you eat less than the amount of food, your calorie intake will be lower than the value listed. Use the nutrition facts table to choose and compare foods:
Calories are found in the Nutrition Facts table. What are calories? Calories are the amount of energy in food. Nutrients that provide calories are carbohydrates, fat and protein. Your body uses the energy from calories to do all of your daily activities, from walking to talking to sleeping.