Daily Diet Composition In Grams/Ounces.
The program functions as a carbohydrates calculator, a proteins calculator and a fats calculator and your total calories calculator, given age, height, weight and level of physical activity; uses metric and imperial measurements.
The proportion of calories divided into carbohydrates, protein and fat should depend upon age, height, weight and level of physical activities.
Protein could make up about 20% of our daily caloric intake. Protein is present in meats, poultry, fish, eggs, cheese, milk, legumes etc.
Fat could make up about 30 % or less of our daily caloric intake. Fat is present in oils, butter, margarine, mayonnaise etc.
Carbohydrates could make up about 50% of our daily caloric intake. Carbohydrates are present in grains, potatoes, breads, cereals, fruits and vegetables. Based on the Glycemic Index, these carbohydrates can be selected according to need.
- Input your height, weight, age and physical activity.
- Input percentages of carbohydrates, protein and fats as desired; you can use different values according to your specific needs.
- Press 'Calculate Calories'.
There are :
4 calories in each gram of carbs
6 calories in each gram of protein
9 calories in each gram of fat
28.35 grams per ounces