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  Food and Energy
Energy exists on a continuum, from yin, among whose attributes are cold, darkness, and contraction, to yang, characterized by heat, light, and expansion.
Foods exist on this continuum and can be characterized as predominantly yin or yang, according to the effect they have on the body.
Methods of preparation affect the energy in foods and are also important—ingredients and preparation are suited to the season and locale, with an emphasis on variety.
www.goodhealthinfo.net /food_and_energy.htm   (750 words)

 Food Energy
As energy passes to a higher tropic level, approximately 90% of the useful energy is lost.
At each tropic level in a food chain, energy is used by the organisms at that level to maintain their own life process.
Because of the 2nd law of energy, some energy is lost to the surroundings as heat.
www.elmhurst.edu /~chm/onlcourse/chm110/outlines/foodenergy.html   (241 words)

 Energy Food | Drinks by Aktive8 Outdoor Gear & Camping Specialists
Energy food & drinks to give you that extra energy boost when you need it.
Clif Bar Organic Energy Bar Carrot Cake flavoured all natural no gm
Clif Bar Organic Energy Bar Oatmeal Raisin Walnut flavoured all natural no gm
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 Food Chains and Webs
When a herbivore eats, only a fraction of the energy (that it gets from the plant food) becomes new body mass; the rest of the energy is lost as waste or used up by the herbivore to carry out its life processes (e.g., movement, digestion, reproduction).
Of the energy transferred from the herbivore to the carnivore, some energy will be "wasted" or "used up" by the carnivore.
Most animals are part of more than one food chain and eat more than one kind of food in order to meet their food and energy requirements.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Food energy is the amount of energy in food that is available through digestion.
One large food Calorie is the amount of digestively available food energy (heat) that will raise the temperature of one kilogram of water one degree Celsius.
The energy content of food is usually given on labels for 100 g and/ or for what the manufacturer claims is a typical serving size.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=food_energy   (748 words)

Consideration was given to food energy; total protein; animal, cereal, and legume protein; and the contents of the essential amino acids in milligrams per gram of protein.
Food energy ranged from 1,314 to 3,732 kcal/day, total protein from 34 to 118 g/day, animal protein from 2 to 78 g/day, and legume protein (including soya) from 0 to 35 g/day.
The average amount of lysine in relation to food energy is 1,966 mg/1,000 kcal in the highest class compared with 1,174 mg/1,000 kcal in the lowest.
www.unu.edu /unupress/food/8F173e/8F173E0c.htm   (1821 words)

 Eating Fossil Fuels
Other agricultural energy inputs not considered were energy and machinery for drying crops, transportation for inputs and outputs to and from the farm, electricity, and construction and maintenance of farm buildings and infrastructures.
Endosomatic energy is generated through the metabolic transformation of food energy into muscle energy in the human body.
Exosomatic energy is generated by transforming energy outside of the human body, such as burning gasoline in a tractor.
www.fromthewilderness.com /free/ww3/100303_eating_oil.html   (4480 words)

 The Oil We Eat (Harpers.org)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is the food chain, and pulling it is the unique ability of plants to turn sunlight into stored energy in the form of carbohydrates, the basic fuel of all animals.
Energy cannot be created or canceled, but it can be concentrated.
That number does not include the fuel used in transporting the food from the factory to a store near you, or the fuel used by millions of people driving to thousands of super discount stores on the edge of town, where the land is cheap.
www.harpers.org /TheOilWeEat.html   (5711 words)

 Food energy calorific value of fats and carbohydrates   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Food energy is the amount of energy in food that is available through digestion.Food energy is typically measured in units of calories, although the International System of Units unit kilojoules (1000 joules) are becoming more common.
Some types of food hold more food energy than others: fats and sugars have particularly high food energy levels.Note that the "calorie" used by dieticians for food is sometimes called a kilocalorie; it is equal to 4.1868 kilojoules.
For example, clean sugar releases about 3.95 Calories per gram of gross energy but the digestibility coefficient of sugar is about 98% in humans, so the food energy of sugar is 3.87 Calories per gram of sugar.
www.nationalfitnessequipments.com /food-energy.htm   (237 words)

 Food energy - Definition, explanation
Food energy is the amount of energy in food.
Food energy is typically measured in units of calories, although the International System of Units unit kilojoule (1000 joules) is becoming more common.
Some types of food contain more energy than others, fats and sugars have particularly high food energy levels.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/f/fo/food_energy.php   (375 words)

 Map shows the food supply gap between rich and poor countries   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The map puts a figure to the food gap between the world's poorest and richest nations and shows significant differences in the types of foods that make up daily diets in different parts of the world.
If the available food was distributed according to need, it would be sufficient to feed everyone in the world, according to the map, providing 2 720 kcal per person per day.
DES is an estimate of the average daily food energy available per person over a given period - that is, the food that countries produce or import for human consumption.
www.fao.org /NEWS/1998/981204-e.htm   (630 words)

 Food And Drink Europe Marketing of Food Products & Drinks for the Supermarket Industry (prepared, alcoholic, soft, ...
Premier Foods will sell its frozen foods division, according to a trading update released today.
EFSA has issued a damning opinion on the safety of food colour Red 2G (E128), the first...
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to donate $50m worth of commodities to food processors in...
www.foodanddrinkeurope.com   (381 words)

 IFPRI Publications Review Seminar: Food Insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Estimates from Household Expenditure ...
The goals of the report are to (1) explore the extent of food insecurity across and within the countries; (2) investigate the scientific merit of using HES food data for measuring it; and (3) compare the estimates generated with FAO’s estimates of undernourishment and begin to explore the reasons for differences.
The report confirms that food insecurity is a major problem in Sub-Saharan Africa, with prevalences of food energy deficiency in the twelve countries ranging from 37% for Uganda to 76% for Ethiopia.
HES estimates of food energy deficiency are more strongly associated with other MDG indicators of poverty and hunger; they are more consistent with country rankings based on a survey of expert opinion.
www.ifpri.org /events/seminars/2005/20050505PR.htm   (529 words)

 Complete List of References
Boardman, N.K. Energy from the biological conversion of solar energy.
Giant leucaena (Koa haole) energy tree farm: An economic feasibility analysis for the island of Molokai, Hawaii.
Curtis, C.R. and Duke, J.A. An assessment of land biomass and energy potential for the Republic of Panama.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/duke_energy/refa-f.html   (3093 words)

 green foods, green food blend, energy drink, energy pills, super foods, superfoods, energy food, energy supplement, ...
Superfood describes a food that is naturally concentrated to provide all the nutritional elements necessary for optimal health.
Many of these super foods are found in the first link of the food chain, i.e., the plankton which is made purely from sunlight and water, and green food grasses which are made from soil and sunlight.
One ingredient at a time, the energy fields are monitored so that the highest synergistic relationship between all the ingredients is achieved.
www.inspiredliving.com /energy-medicine/energy-super-food.htm   (784 words)

 Physical Effort and Food Energy
In terms of nutrition, energy is measured in calories.
Regardless of the calorie content, a food product is measured in terms of its nutritional value, in other words, according to what it contributes to the organism.
Some nutriments, the content of which in food is expressed in calories, are primarily used for construction; and others exclusively for energy production.
www.fitnessandfreebies.com /fitness/energy.html   (277 words)

 Econoday Report: Producer Price Index  15, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Excluding energy prices, producer prices fell 0.3% and are up only 1.7% on the year -- a telling reading that underscores the absence of inflationary pressures for finished goods.
Excluding food and energy, the PPI increased 0.1 percent for the month.
Monthly changes in the PPI are mainly volatile because of sharp fluctuations in food and energy prices.
www.nasdaq.com /econoday/reports/US/EN/New_York/producer_price_index/year/2005/yearly/07/index.html   (406 words)

 You'll Know a Fad Diet if It Recommends ...
Foods don't burn fat — they create fat when we eat more than we need.
Bizarre quantities of only one food or type of food, such as eating only tomatoes or beef one day or unlimited bowls of cabbage soup or grapefruit.
Many diets set out a very limited selection of foods to be eaten at a specific time and day, exactly as written.
www.americanheart.org /presenter.jhtml?identifier=509   (393 words)

 Nutritional Glossary Index: Carbohydrate thru Trans Fatty Acids
A kilocalorie represents the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of a liter of water one degree centigrade at sea level.
Technically, however, this common usage of the word calorie of food energy is understood to refer to a kilocalorie (and actually represents, therefore, 1000 true calories of energy).
Carbohydrate: One of the three nutrients that are used as energy sources (calories) by the body.
www.medicinenet.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10366&page=3   (802 words)

 Robert Newman: It's capitalism or a habitable planet - you can't have both | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
Much discussion of energy, with never a word about power, leads to the fallacy of a low-impact, green capitalism somehow put at the service of environmentalism.
The same is true of food co-ops such as Manchester's bulk-distribution scheme serving former "food deserts".
Not least because modern agribusiness puts hundreds of calories of fossil-fuel energy into the fields for each calorie of food energy produced.
www.guardian.co.uk /climatechange/story/0,,1700301,00.html   (977 words)

 Where does Wind Energy Come From?
All renewable energy (except tidal and geothermal power), and even the energy in fossil fuels, ultimately comes from the sun.
About 1 to 2 per cent of the energy coming from the sun is converted into wind energy.
You may find the conversion factor between the energy units calories and Joule in the reference manual.
www.windpower.org /en/tour/wres/index.htm   (342 words)

 Food and Energy - Strategies for Sustainable Development   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Food-Energy Nexus Programme was launched in 1983 to fill the research gap that existed on the synergistic solutions to food and energy problems.
It addressed such concrete issues as (i) a more efficient use of energy in the production, processing, and consumption of food; (ii) food-energy systems in diverse ecosystems; and (iii) household economy in both rural and urban settings and the role of women and children in the provision of food, fuel, and water.
Food and Energy: Strategies for Sustainable Development sums up the research findings and their policy implications in comparative regional perspectives.
www.unu.edu /unupress/unupbooks/80757e/80757E00.htm   (187 words)

 Econoday Report: Consumer Price Index  15, 2006
Other component price changes were: food & beverages, up 0.3 percent; medical care, up 0.4 percent; recreation, down 0.1 percent; and education, up 0.3 percent.
Energy costs are up 15.1 percent on a year-on-year basis from 19.1 percent in July.
Monthly changes in the CPI are mainly volatile because of sharp fluctuations in food and energy prices.
www.nasdaq.com /econoday/reports/US/EN/New_York/cpi/year/2006/yearly/09/index.html   (573 words)

 DIE OFF - a population crash resource page
Energy has always been the basis of cultural complexity and it always will be.
Energy, Entropy, Economics, and Ecology defines "entropy" and how it relates to the economy.
FOOD, LAND, POPULATION and the U.S. by David Pimentel of Cornell University and Mario Giampietro Istituto of Nazionale della Nutrizione, Rome.
dieoff.org /page1.htm   (4258 words)

 Tendulkar joins hands with ITC to promote energy food : Cricket OFF-THE-FIELD : CricketZone.Com
Batting Genius Sachin Tendulkar today embarked on a new partnership with ITC's food division to promote a new brand of health food in his name - Sunfeast Sachin's Fit Kit.
Tendulkar recalled how a few energy bars, which he had carried with him, had sustained him and his family while watching the last Wimbledon championship.
ITC Food Division's CEO, Ravi Naware, said the products, to be promoted under the Sachin brand, would hit the market before the 2007 World Cup.
www.cricketzone.com /news/off_the_field/20061110-0.html   (441 words)

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