Diet Dilemmas

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Diet Dilemmas

  1. 1. By Emma & Janani B1B – DIET DILEMMAS
  2. 2. Teenagers need more protein to grow. Older people need more calcium to protect the bones. Athlete’s need more protein for their muscles to grow and need carbohydrates for energy
  3. 3. You can calculate the recommended daily allowance (RDA) protein using this formula: RDA (g) = 0.75 x body mass (kg)
  4. 4. The body mass index (BMI) is used as a guide to help decide whether someone is underweight, normal, overweight or obese. BMI = mass in kg ÷ (height in m)2 This table shows how BMI is used to classify people’s weight. BMI meaning under 18.4 underweight between 18.5 and 24.9 ideal weight between 25 and 29.9 over the ideal weight between 30 and 39.9 obese over 40 very obese
  5. 5. The body mass index (BMI) is used as a guide to help decide whether someone is underweight, normal, overweight or obese. BMI = mass in kg ÷ (height in m)2 This table shows how BMI is used to classify people’s weight. BMI meaning under 18.4 underweight between 18.5 and 24.9 ideal weight between 25 and 29.9 over the ideal weight between 30 and 39.9 obese over 40 very obese

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