Body Fat Calculator.
Though not as accurate
as using calibers, this is a quick and easy estimate
of your percent body fat.
Nutritional Calculator.This calculator will
determine your calories, protein, fat, and
carbohydrate needs in relationship to weight loss,
maintenance or weight gain.
Food Planning Calculator.This calculator was
developed to use food groups to meet your
nutritional needs. However, you can easily use this
tool to count grams of protein, fat, or
carbohydrates. Each food group has a link to the
many food choices available.
Point Converter.For those of you on
Weight Watchers, this calculator can transform any
food into the point system as long as you have the
calories, grams of fat and dietary fiber. See the
nutrition label or go to the Nutritional Database
Section for additional references.
This is recommended for
people 19 years or older. Knowing your body's daily
calorie needs is an important first step in setting
realistic food plans and physical activity.
on the National Academy of Sciences 2002 Energy
Recommendations for Adults.
Remember the calories provided are to maintain your
current weight. If you want to lose weight subtract
500 to 1000 calories per day. Do not over due it, if
subtracting 1000 calories per day will make it
difficult to stay with a food plan, only subtract
500 calories at first.
Some safe weight control rules to
follow: *Women should not go below 1200 calories
* Men or Very Active Women should not go below 1500
calories per day; and
* Very Active Men should not go below 1800 calories
*Unless under a Physician's
Three. Calculate Your Calories,
Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate Needs
Nutritional Calculatorwill determine your calories,
protein, fat, and carbohydrate needs in relationship
to weight loss, maintenance or weight gain. The
calculator uses the concept of the PFC Ratio. The
PFC Ratio must equal 100 percent and stands for. . .
Percent Calories from
You have the ability
to change the percentages in the calculator, but
remember when you add the percent of calories from
Protein, Fat, and Carbohydrates it must equal 100.
Below is a table designed using the May 2005 issue
of Consumer Reports, Rating the Diets. This
shows you examples of weight control programs and
their approximate PFC ratio.
2005 US Dietary
in relationship to the program you choose