Discuss the role of dietary carbohydrates in a healthy diet

Discuss the role of dietary carbohydrates in a healthy diet...

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Discuss the role of dietary carbohydrates in a healthy diet. In that context, answer the following: What is the recommended intake range for this macronutrient? The carbohydrates provide the main sources of body energy serving as fuels for the cells. Depending on the factors such as height, weight, and age, the total caloric daily requirement varies ranging from 1,800 to more than kilocalories daily. The recommended intake is estimated to be about 45-60% of the daily caloric intake. Individual calculation of the amount will vary depending on the caloric requirements which may need calculation of the basal metabolic rate. Supposing the daily caloric needs is 2000, that will need to be multiplied by 0.4 – 0.6 to get an estimate of how much carbohydrates must be taken I the daily diet. What do the dietary guidelines and the USDA food guide pyramid have in common in relation to carbohydrates? The dietary guidelines and the USDA food guide pyramid commonly use anthropometric factors, age, and amount of activities in calculating the average recommended amount of diet apportioned in every meal for every individual. The
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