This Nutrition (Protein, Carbohydrate & Fat) calculator is based on the Mifflin St Jeor Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Equation. It takes your gender, height, current weight, desired weight and calculates the calorie needed by the body every day. Based on the calculated calorie, protein, carbohydrate and fat quantities are calculated.
Protein, carbohydrates and fat are few of the major nutrients required by the human body every day. The below chart gives you the recommended percent of protein, carbohydrates and fats needed to be in every day food intake. This percentage of major nutrients needs to be maintain even when you are in the process of reducing weight.
|Nutrients||Requirement / Day||Calories / Gram|
|Carbohydrates||45% to 65%||4 Cal/gm|
|Protein||10% to 35%||4 Cal/gm|
|Fat||20% to 35%||9 Cal/gm|
Consider a person needs 2100 calories per day to maintain the current weight. The food intake should have the below quantities of protein, carbohydrates and fat.
Make sure your food intake should have a balanced quantities of carbs, protein and fat. If you try to completely avoid any of the nutrients, the metabolism will be affected
Page Last Modified On: Aug 05, 2016