Reference Method:

  • Calculation based

Method Description:

  • Total calories are calculated using percent fat, protein, moisture and ash. 

Amount of Sample Needed for Analysis:

  • Not Applicable 

Acceptable Sample Types:

  • As a calculation, calories can be determined on any sample type in which percent fat, protein, moisture and ash can be tested.

Estimated Turn Around Time:

  • Full Nutritional: 10-12 business days 

Results Reporting Units:

  • Results are reported as a percentage (%)

Other Information:

  • Called Carbohydrates due to their chemical composition of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen