platter of different types of meats


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platter of different types of meats


platter of different types of meats

Calories in Meat

Calories in Meat
The meaning of a calorie - a calorie is not a measurement of fat, it is a measurement of energy. There is a scientific name for calorie which is kilocalorie, also abbreviated to kCal.

This is a free guide to nutritional information and counting Calories in Meat. We provide a guide to important  facts, data and information about different types of Meat including poultry, dark, red, white, cooked, roasted, grilled, fried, baked and barbeque meats such as chicken, turkey, pork, beef, ham, duck, goat, buffalo, lamb, patty and sausage meat. There is info about the nutritional value, health benefits and the amount of calories in Meat.

Lots of calories are burned during exercise - please refer to the calorie exercise chart on the home food page to check how many kilocalories burned during various types of sports and exercise include jogging, cycling, swimming, running, walking, biking and cardio workouts.



Calories in Meat - Calorie Intake

The daily and weekly calorie allowance for men, women and kids can vary dependant on gender and weight. The approximate guidelines for adult Men and Women are as follows:

Adult Man 2550 calories allowance per day
Adult Male 17850 calories allowance a week

Adult Woman 1940 calories a day
Adult Female 13580 calories per week

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Calories in Meat - Health Benefits of Meat

The amount of calories in meat depends on the way it is cooked. Obviously, healthier cooking methods will result in less calories and fat. The list of meats to the left will provide you with a detailed guide to different types of meat and the calories, nutritional value and health benefits they provide.

A very important fact about meats is that this type of food is high in protein. Far higher in protein than most other foods excluding fish. A very important food group with an excellent source of protein.


Calories in Meat Chart
The following Calories in Meat chart lists some of the main type of meats which are commonly eaten. Please see information about specific meats including nutritional value and health benefits. The following chart is a basic guide to the most common meats:

Type of Meat

Calories per 100 grams

Type of Meat Calories per 100 grams
Chicken (grilled)


Beef Steak (rump, lean, grilled) 177
Duck (roasted) 195 Pork Chops (grilled)


Turkey (grilled)


Sausages (pork, fried)


Ham (honey roast) 103 Lamb (roasted)



Calories in Meat
Recommended calorie intake per day:
Male Adult 2550 kcals per day
Male Adult 17850 food calorie per week
Female Adult 1940 food calories per day
Female Adult 13580 food calories per week
Average food calorie intake a day
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How many kilocalories burnt with exercise


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