All food can be analysed and divided into its constituent percentages of protein, fat, water, ash, fibre and carbohydrate. Carbohydrate is not as easily analysed in a laboratory. The carbohydrate content of any food can, therefore, be calculated by subtracting the levels of protein, fat, water, ash and fibre from 100%. This is also called the Nitrogen Free Extract (NFE).
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