~2,550 (10.4 MJ) calories/day
||Human Homo sapiens
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|| FAO/WHO/UNU Human energy requirements: report of a Joint FAO/WHO/UNU Expert Consultation FAO Food and Nutrition Technical Report Series 1, United Nations University/World Health Organization/Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (2004) URL: link
||Abstract: "Humans use oxygen to extract
approximately 2550 calories (10.4 MJ) from food to meet daily energy requirements." P.700 right column bottom paragraph: "Humans use this oxygen to extract approximately 2550 calories (10.4 MJ for a 70-kg, 20-year-old male [primary source]) from food to meet daily energy requirements."