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Body Fat and Energy

Body Fat Energy

Common units for mass and energy...


Note. a kilocalorie or kcalorie is the amount of energy needed to increase the temperature of 1kg of water by 1°C

Body fat energy per various units of mass

kjoules kcalories kWh
gram 30.1248 7.2 8.37 x 10-3
kilogram 30,124.8 7,200 8.37
pound 13,664.4 3,265.87 3.8
stone 26,569.63 45,722.11 53.14

Energy Expenditure


[1] http://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov/stargaze/Senergy.htm
[2] How Many Calories Do You Burn?
[3] Calories Burned While Walking

2012 Colin Green.
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