Optional Lab 9.1

Optional Lab 9.1 - Determine your individual daily energy...

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Optional Lab 9.1- Calculating Daily Energy Needs Sylwester Czado PEX 275 Lab Instructor: Colleen Chesson 12-11-06
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Purpose Being overweight is when your body weight falls above the range associated with minimum mortality. This means that you are weighing 10% or more over recommended weight or you have a BMI over 25. When you are obese, you are severely overweight with an excess of body fat. This also means that you are weighing over 20% or more over recommended weight or you have a BMI over 30. Through this lab, I will determine my daily energy needs for weight maintenance. Methods Determine your current energy intake (from food record) Estimate your daily energy needs by using the correct formula for your sex. Plug in age, weight, height, and physical activity coefficient (PA).
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Unformatted text preview: Determine your individual daily energy goal for weight maintenance. To do this, calculate the average of the food record result and formula result. Results IN THE DATA COLLECTION SHEETS Conclusion I learned in this lab that it is important to maintain your weight and to keep an eye on your energy intake. It is important to know how many calories you are taking in and how many you are burning. With the information and skills I learned, I can help others keep track of their daily energy needs. Many people underestimate the size of their food portions and overestimate their level of physical activity. Therefore, their values may be inaccurate which is where I would assist them....
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