# Mid term questions

Topics: Nutrition, Kilogram, Obesity Pages: 4 (928 words) Published: September 18, 2014
﻿Chapter 6 & 12 Assignment

1. Mike is a body builder. He is concerned about his protein intake. If Mike weighs 220 pounds and consumes about 3400 Calories/day, 15% of which comes from protein, will his diet supply enough protein to meet the recommendation for strength athletes of 1.2 to 1.7 g of protein/kilogram of body weight per day? 2. 3400-15%=510 3500/510=6.66x100=66.6g

Mike need between 120-170 g of protein and he is taking in about 510 g so he is over!! What if he consumed only 2500 Calories/day?
2500-15%=375 2500/375=6*66x100=66.6g
What is the RDA for protein in grams per kilogram (kg) of body weight per day for Adults? 0.8 g/kg

a. Calculate the recommended grams of protein based upon Mike’s weight (3 points):

(Remember to convert his pounds into kilograms (kg): pounds/ 2.2 = kg) _100kg________

_100__ kg x 1.2 - 1.7 gm of protein/kg = _120___-_170___ gm protein/ day

b. Calculate the grams (gm) of protein supplied by his diet (2 points):

3400 Calories/ day x 15% Cal of protein = _3400__ Calories / _510_ Calories/ gm of protein = __66__ gm protein

c. Based upon your calculations from a and b, will his diet supply enough protein to meet the recommendation for strength athletes of 1.2 to 1.7 g of protein/kilogram of body weight per day? (1 point) ____no__________

d. What if he consumed only 2500 Calories/day? (3 points)

2500-15%=375 2500/375=6*66x100=66.6g low

e. What is the RDA for protein in grams per kilogram (kg) of body weight per day for Adults? (1 point) __0.8 g/kg________

3. Alternative meal plan
a. Make a vegetarian or vegan meal plan for yourself for one day. (5 points) 5/11/13
9am 1 c Oatmeal with 1 tbs walnuts and 2 tbs raisins, 2 c mixed fruit 4oz soy milk 11 am 3 tbs sunflower seeds/H2o
12:30pm Spinach salad with 1 tomato 1 cucumber and 1 carrot topped with vinaigrette/h2o 300pm 1 apple with 1 tbs peanut butter
630pm 3C...