# Calculate the calories from carbohydrate

Part A –

Using the information from the Daily Food Group Target from the food tracker main page, to the right of the screen, for each of the five Food Groups, list any food group that you consume less than 50% of. List two specific foods for each food group that you could have eaten to get to 100%

Use the information on the Nutrient Report page to complete the rest of the questions. Write your total energy intake (Kcal)? This the total amount of calories you ate for the entire day. If your total calories is less or more than the recommended or target, state how many calories you are over or under.

Calculate the calories from carbohydrate. Multiply total grams of carbohydrate per day by 4 calories per gram

Calculate the calories from protein. Multiply total grams of protein per day by 4 calories per gram.

How many kcal is coming from fat? Multiply the percentage of fat by total kcal consumed for the day.

How many grams of fat did you consume? Divide total calories from fat by 9 from the previous question

Part B –

What is your daily intake of cholesterol in mg? Is your daily intake of saturated fat greater than 10% of your total calories? If your intake is higher than 300mg of cholesterol or total saturated fat is higher than 10%, what foods from your diet contributes the most cholesterol and saturated fat? How can a person lower there intake of saturated fat and cholesterol (chapter 5).

AID the percentages of kcal from carbohydrate, protein, and fat together. Does the result aID up to 100%. If your total is not 100%, and your calculation is off by more than 2%, recalculate the percentages of calories from carbohydrate, protein and fat. The percentages should be 100% or within a percent or two of 100%. Also if your food intake record include alcohol, this may also account for the discrepancy and you should indicate as such.

Did your intake of carbohydrate, protein and fat fall within Accepted Macronutrient Distribution range (AMDR – Chapter 2)? If not, list the macronutrient that is below or above the recommended intake.

How many grams of fiber did you eat in one day? How many grams of fiber is recommended for you? Does your intake meet your recommended intake? if not list three specific foods that are high in fiber, the serving size and amount of fiber in each that you can aID to your diet to meet your need for the day.

Are there any vitamins that you consume less than 50% of your recommended intake? If so list them.
Part C –