Flashcards in Energy Proximate Analysis Deck (8):
What are essential nutrients?
Nutrients that the body cannot synthesize
What are conditionally essential nutrients?
Nutrients required during a set pathologic state or a normal physiologic state.
What analysis is more accurate than the proximate analysis?
The average nutrient analysis.
what is the equation to determine the RER for a patient weighing between >2kg - <45kgs?
30(wt in kgs) +70
What is another equation that can be used to determine the RER without weight limitations?
70(wt in kgs)^.75
What weight should you be using when calculating the RER?
How do you calculate the DER?