Class 6 Estimating Energy Needs Class Notes 2011

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HUN4445 Objectives By the end of class, students will be able to: Identify factors that influence energy needs Discuss the methods for estimating energy needs Estimate energy needs of patients using the Harris-Benedict and kcal/kg methods Estimate energy needs of obese patients Example: Components of Energy Expenditure Resting energy expenditure (REE) - 60-75% of Total Energy Expenditure (TEE) Thermic Effect of Food (TEF) - 10% of TEE Physical Activity - Varies from 100-3,000 kcals/day Influences on REE Fat-free Mass (FFM) Age Sex Genetics Hormones Fever Methods of Estimating Energy Needs Direct calorimetry production of heat Indirect calorimetry O 2 and C0 2 Doubly-labelled water EER equation (DRI) Harris-Benedict equation Mifflin-St. Jeor equation Kcal/kg
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course HUN 4445 taught by Professor Sitren during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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