# Nutrition Project

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Health Science II - Nutrition Project

Calorie Needs
BEE Calculation: 0.9 cal x kg x 24 hours
1 x 74.09 x 24 = 1778.18 --> 1778 calories

TEE Calculation: 1178.18 x 1.5 (Average activity) = 2667.27 --> 2667 calories

BMI (Body Mass Index)
a.Convert weight in pounds to kg. Divide pounds by 2.2
1 lb = 0.4536 kg
163 x 0.4536
= 73.9368
73.9368 / 2.2
= 33.60

b. Convert height in inches to meters. Divide inches by 39.4 1 inch = 0.0254 meters
66 x 0.0254
= 1.6764 meters
1.674 / 39.4
= 0.0425

c. Divide kg by meters sqaures (kg / m squared)
33.60 / 0.0425 squared
= 18602.07

d. My BMI- Overweight
Height Feet |5|
Inches|6|
Weight Pounds |163|
BMI Rating |26.3|

Breakfast
·Two slices whole wheat toast
·Two teaspoons light margarine
·One cup sliced strawberries
·One teaspoon sugar
·Six ounce container yogurt - fat and sugar free
Mid-morning snack
·Two large graham crackers
·One teaspoon peanut butter
Lunch
·One toasted whole wheat English muffin
·One ounce low fat cheese of your choice
·1/2 cup baby carrots
·1/2 cup light or fat free ice cream
Mid-afternoon snack
·Two mini rice cakes
·Two tablespoons low-fat cottage cheese
Dinner
·Three ounces lean protein
·One medium baked sweet potato
·Two teaspoons light margarine
·One cup steamed broccoli

3 Day Intake

|Food Item|Serv Size |Cal |Protein|Carbs|Fat|Sodium|