# Body Analysis: Carbohydrates, Proteins, And Fats

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Through the course of three days we were to document what we have put into our bodies, this included carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. However, we first needed to calculate our own BMR that is based on our height, weight and age put into an equation. The equation for males is 66+(6.23 x weight) + (12.7 x height in inches) - (4.7 x age) and females is 655+ (4.35 x weight) + (4.7 x height in inches) -( 4.7 x age in years). It is clear that BMR for women and men are not the same, this is due to factors that men require more energy and are able to acquire muscle definition quicker while woman need energy for reproductive maintenance. BMR is the amount of calories needed to maintain a healthy management of energy, less than 1200 a day would deprive …show more content…
However, that was not the case since every food that is in a container has a certain amount of servings. Therefore, for every serving eaten you must multiply that by the grams of each energy providing building blocks. For example, on day one I documented a Glucerna Shake (Row 3) that had provided seven grams of fat, 10 grams of protein, and 23 grams of carbohydrates per one serving. Shake only provides one, however if the shake where to have given two or (x amount servings) I would have multiply the yield of grams by two or ( x amount servings). Also, to be able to get the calories per gram or overall total per macronutrients ( carbs,fats, and proteins). The amount each building block provides is nine calories for fat, four calories for both carbohydrates and proteins. In addition, alcohol is seven calories per gram. Nonetheless, using the Glucerna shake as stated before, we would multiply fats by nine so (7 x 9 = 63), we would multiply both carbohydrates and proteins by four so (23 x 4 = 92) and (10 x 4 = 40). To make it easier, the equation for this would be ( amount of macronutrients in grams x the energy provided per one

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