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What is a good way to calculate calories in products?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Laboratory analysis: You cannot do this at home. You have to trust the calorie count on the label of foods. Caloric content is determined by combustion of the food in a device called a parr bomb which is a laboratory device to precisely get this result.
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