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Unformatted text preview: Modified Diet Experience: CHO Counting CHO counting can be used for patients who need to consume a consistent amount of CHO at each meal each day and for those who adjust their insulin according to the amount of CHO consumed. This activity will provide practice in both approaches. 1. Establish your calorie level (select one of the following): _____ (std wt/ht in kg) x 25 30* kcal (weight loss/low activity) = ________ _____ (std wt/ht in kg) x 30 35* kcal (weight maintenance/average activity) =__________ _____ (std wt/ht in kg) x 35 40* kcal (weight gain/high activity) = __________ * select a number within the desired range To determine std wt for women: 100# for 5 ft + 5#/inch over 5 ft. men: 106# for 5 ft. + 6#/inch over 5 ft. To convert lbs. to kg. divide by 2.2 2. Determine the days CHO allowance in grams: (kcal from #1) x 50% = ________ kcal from CHO / 4 = ________ g CHO 3. Establish the days CHO pattern using the following percentages. For the first part of the assignment , set up a CHO Counting pattern using carbs. One carb: is a 15 gram portion (one exchange from CHO containing groups milk, breads/starches, fruit). (one exchange from CHO containing groups milk, breads/starches, fruit)....
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2011 for the course NTR 370 taught by Professor Southworth during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '11