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RQ Values


  • Wikipedia - Respiratory quotient
  • Hyperlipid - On Stephen Phinney and an RQ of 0.62
  • Food quotient - Explains how RQ can be less than 0.7 or greater than 1.0.

    Standard American Diet (2000 calories)

  • Carbohydrates = 250 g
  • Fat = 78 g
  • Protein = 75 g

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