Unformatted text preview: re in that food? How 15 g of CHO x 4 kcal/g = 60 kcal 15 2 g of protein x 4 kcal/g = 8 kcal 5 g of fat x 9 kcal/g = 45 kcal of TOTAL = 113 kcal Alcohol – Not a nutrient- calculate
what percentage of calories comes from alcohol in light beer and regular beer. Light beer – Light 13g x 7cal/g = 91 cal from alcohol 13g 91cal/95cal = 96% cal from alcohol Regular beer – 16g x 7 cal/g = 112 cal from alcohol 112cal/150cal = 75% cal from alcohol Carbohydrates Carbohydrates:
Body’s chief choice of energy. Fat is Body’s second choice. second Found in plant foods and in milk. Carbohydrate Recommendations Carbohydrates should comprise about 55% to Carbohydrates 60% of total calories. 60% Daily Values are 300 grams of carbohydrates per Daily day. day. Most should come from complex carbohydrates Most (I.e. whole grain foods). (I.e. Concentrated sweets should only account for 10% Concentrated or less of total calories. or Fiber: 20 – 35 grams per day. Fats Member of class of compounds called Member Lipids which include: Lipids Triglycerides Phospholipids Sterols Saturated Fats Unsaturated Fats Essential Fatty Acids Essential Fatty Acids Essential Fatty Acids Body cannot produce, must be consumed Both essential fatty acids, linoleic and linolenic Both are POLYUNSATURATED fatty acids are Many important functions including: Regulate blood pressure Clot formation Blood lipid concentration Immune response Inflammatory response Structural components of cell membranes Essentia...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course GCH 421 taught by Professor Berkow,s during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.
- Spring '08