Calories are the basic unit of energy found in all foods and are necessary to maintain the body’s vital functions or basal metabolic rate. The amount of calories a person needs depends on factors like their age, gender, and lean muscle mass. Eating too few calories for a prolonged period of time causes a person to become underweight (per the BMI) leading to muscle atrophy, weakened immunity, and eventually, organ failure. Conversely, eating too many calories causes a person to become overweight and obese, increasing their chances of heart disease, type II diabetes, and cancer. The amount of calories a person needs depends on their age, gender, activity level, and muscle mass. The DV for calories is 2000 calories.
#1: Fats & Oils (Beef Tallow, Lard, Fish Oil, Vegetable Oil)
|Calories 100g||Per cup (205g)||Per tablespoon (13g)|
|902 calories||1849 calories||117 calories|
Other Fats & Oils High in Calories (Calories per tablespoon): Soy bean Oil, Peanut Oil, Canola Oil, Olive Oil, Palm Oil, Sesame Oil, Cocoa Butter, Sunflower Oil, Grape seed Oil, Walnut Oil, Almond Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil, Hazelnut Oil, Avocado Oil, Safflower Oil & Flaxseed Oil (124), Coconut Oil (121), Mutton Tallow, Chicken, Turkey & Goose Fat (117), and Butter (100).