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Our kilojoule requirements vary based on things like age, gender and physical activity, but a ball park figure is 8700kJ – the average daily intake for an adult.

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  • How many kilojoules have you had today?

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    How many kilojoules have you had today?

    On average people eat and drink around eight thousand seven hundred kilojoules a day. 

    To help you out, we’ve put kilojoules on the menu.

    One take-away meal could contain around 5000 kilojoules, which is over half your daily intake. It doesn’t leave much for the rest of the day!

    Large chain food outlets must now display the kilojoules of ready-to-eat food and drinks on menus and food tags.

    It all adds up, so always look for kilojoules on the menu and check before you choose.

    Looks for kilojoules at outlets 15s

    Large chain food outlets must now display the kilojoules of ready-to-eat food and drinks on menus and food tags.

    So look for kilojoules on the menu, and check before you choose.

    Kilojoule calculator 15s

    On average we eat and drink around eight thousand seven hundred kilojoules a day, but everyone’s different.

    To find out how many you need, use our kilojoules calculator.

    And when you eat out, look for kilojoules on the menu.

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    How many kilojoules have you had today?

    When you eat out or take-away, you might be consuming more than you realise.

    So look for kilojoules on the menu, and check before you choose.

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