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by DavidnotMD
Mon Oct 18, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How many calories in blood??
Replies: 16
Views: 41460

Re: How many calories in blood??

Blood (not human) is used as food in many cultures. Examples include blood sausage, ducks' blood soup and "blood tofu" (congealed blood cut into cubes and used in stir-fry). Heating the blood via cooking would deactivate any bacteria, viruses or parasites. Oh, my earlier answer of a bit mo...
by DavidnotMD
Wed Sep 08, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How many calories in blood??
Replies: 16
Views: 41460

Re: How many calories in blood??

There are approx 425 calories per standard blood donation of 500 ml for women, 460 for men. Men calculate higher because they have a higher red blood cell content than women. To see the details of the math, search eHow for "calories human blood." The calorie analysis is based on the protei...