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Chapter 6 _Proteins_- Sample Calculations

# Chapter 6 _Proteins_- Sample Calculations - the AMDRs for...

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HUN2201 – Sample Calculations for PROTEIN section Practice with conversions: you need to know how to convert cups to milliliters, fluid ounces to milliliters, pounds to kilograms, ounces to grams, and inches to centimeters. Practice conversions can be found in a document posted in the Lipids folder on e-Learning. Know the AMDR for protein (% of energy intake). Be able to use these numbers in calculations related to sample food intake. 1. A person consumes 350 grams of CHO, 100 g of fat and 80 grams of protein. Calculate the percent of energy coming from fat and protein and compare their intake to the AMDRs for total fat and protein. 2. A person consumes 275 grams of CHO, 150 grams of fat, and 60 grams of protein. Calculate the percent of energy coming from fat and protein and compare their intake to
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Unformatted text preview: the AMDRs for total fat and protein. 3. A person consumes 150 grams of CHO, 150 grams of fat, and 150 grams of protein. Calculate the percent of energy coming from fat and protein and compare their intake to the AMDRs for total fat and protein. Know the RDA for protein (g/day) for adults and infants. Be able to calculate a protein RDA for a sample individual. 1. Calculate the RDA for protein for a female who is 25 years old, 5’6” tall and weighs 140 pounds. 2. Calculate the RDA for protein for a male infant that weighs 25 pounds. 3. Calculate the RDA for protein for a male who is 23 years old, 5’10” tall and weighs 175 pounds. 4. Calculate the RDA for protein for a female who is 33 years old, 6’4” tall and weighs 200 pounds....
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