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Nutrition Excel


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Nutrition Excel

  1. 1. Nutrition Males 24+ Females 24+ Average Calories 2900 2200 2550 Fat 96 73 84.5 Saturated Fat 32 24 28 Cholesteral 0.3 0.3 0.3 Protein 63 50 56.5 Carbohydrates 446 335 390.5 Fiber 25 25 25 Sodium 2.4 2.4 2.4 Dai ly Nutr iti on for Men and Women 2 4+ Comparison of Av 500 450 400 350 Grams Required 300 250 Column B 200 Column C 150 100 50 0 Saturated Fat Protein Fiber Fat Cholesteral Carbohydrates Sodium Nutrients Obesity rates are climbing rapidly. Too often, people eat DID YOU KN without knowing the consequences of what they are putting Good Nutritio The foods yo into their body. I chose to look at daily nutritional values and needs to func your car or re compare the amount of substances needed for optimal health. body needs t Hopefully by observing these charts, people can become more day. The mai carbohydrate self-aware of their proportions and nutrient ratios. Your body ha - Kristen Smith carbohydrate Carbohydrat glucose, fruc body’s favori enough carbo glucose from many carboh storing them
  2. 2. Comparison of Average Daily Values Fat Saturated Fat Cholesteral Protein Carbohydrates Fiber Sodium DID YOU KNOW? Good Nutrition Provides Energy The foods you eat provide the energy your body needs to function. Just like you need to put fuel in your car or recharge your cell phone battery, your body needs to be fed energy-providing foods every day. The main form of energy for your body is carbohydrates. Your body has the easiest time digesting carbohydrates like sugar and starch. Carbohydrates are broken down into individual glucose, fructose or galactose units. Glucose is your body’s favorite form of energy. If you don’t get enough carbohydrates, your body can make glucose from protein or fat -- and if you get too many carbohydrates, your body is very good at storing them as fat.