Nutrient Calculations

Energy Nutrient Calculations

· Convert the following to kcalories:

· 21 grams of protein

· 5 grams of fat

· A sandwich that has 30 grams of carbohydrate, 10 grams of protein and 8 grams of fat would contain ____________________ kcals.

· Alcohol has __________ kcals per gram

· If a margarita has 250 kcals and 22 grams of carbohydrate, how many kcals is coming from the alcohol in the margarita?

Percentage of Kcals Calculations

· A meal consists of a hamburger, French fries and a soft drink. The hamburger contains 50 grams of carbohydrate, 25 grams of protein, and 35 grams of fat; the serving of French fries contain 30 grams of carbohydrate, 5 grams of protein and 25 grams of fat; and the soft drink contains 60 grams of carbohydrate, 0 grams of protein and 0 grams of fat. How many kcalories does this meal contain?

· Determine the percentage of kcals that come from each of the macronutrients in this meal.

· A hamburger contains 500 kcals and 30% of the kcals are from fat. How many grams of fat does the hamburger contain?