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From: Tim (
Subject:         Vegetable vs. Animal Foods Calories Per Pound
Date: November 14, 2009 at 3:16 pm PST

Hi Jeff,

The following are your estimations of calories per pound for vegetable-based

* Fresh Veggies - 100 calories per pound
* Fresh Fruits - 250-300 calories per pound
* Starchy Veggies/ Intact Whole Grains - 450-500 calories per pound
* Legumes - 550-600 calories per pound
* Processed Whole Grains - 1200-1500 calories per pound
* Nuts/Seeds - 2800 calories per pound
* Oils - 4000 calories per pound

Do you have likewise estimates for any of the following animal products so a
somewhat comparison could be made with the above vegetable-based foods?

* Poultry -
* Beef or Pork -
* Fish -
* Dairy -



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