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COMPARISON OF CALORIE COUNTS

UK - US NUTRIENT DATABANKS

Samples selected as close as possible, on a like-for-like basis, and drawn in alpha sequence. Result shows an overall 21% difference, and a range-of-difference of published values of  2%-100%. This is a test using market research techniques only.  No proof is claimed. Researched by Mike Allott

US code UK code Food Name US cals UK cals %difference
12061 14-870 Almonds  578 612 +11
15001 16-323 Anchovies, canned in oil, drained  131 191 +6
9400 14-271 Apple juice, unsweetened   47 38 -23
9003 50-856 Apples, eating, average, raw   52 47 -10
9021 50-860 Apricots, raw   48 31 -54
11011 50-737 Asparagus, raw   20 25 +20
9037 50-865 Avocado, average  160 190 +18
18007 11-534 Bagels, plain  255 273 +7
43449 50-694 Baked beans, canned in tomato sauce  105 84 -25
9040 50-867 Bananas   89 95 +11
9042 50-869 Blackberries, raw   43 25 -72
12078 14-871 Brazil nuts  656 682 +4
11090 50-744 Broccoli, green, raw   34 33 -3
11098 50-746 Brussels sprouts, raw   43 42 -2
1001 17-485 Butter  717 744 +4
11124 13-446 Carrots, old, raw   24 35 +17
11960 13-448 Carrots, young, raw   41 30 -16
12585 50-976 Cashew nuts, roasted and salted  574 611 +6
11135 50-759 Cauliflower, raw   25 34 +36
11143 13-451 Celery, raw   14 7 -100
1009 12-346 Cheddar cheese  403 416 +3
9063 50-876 Cherries, raw   50 48 -4
12098 50-977 Chestnuts  196 170 -15
 
more the + or - 10%

Consensus Software Ltd 2004