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Flashcards in Energy Proximate Analysis Deck (8):
1

What are essential nutrients?

Nutrients that the body cannot synthesize

2

What are conditionally essential nutrients?

Nutrients required during a set pathologic state or a normal physiologic state.

3

What analysis is more accurate than the proximate analysis?

The average nutrient analysis.

4

what is the equation to determine the RER for a patient weighing between >2kg - <45kgs?

30(wt in kgs) +70

5

What is another equation that can be used to determine the RER without weight limitations?

70(wt in kgs)^.75

6

What weight should you be using when calculating the RER?

Ideal weight.

7

How do you calculate the DER?

RER*maintenance factor.

8

How do you calculate the food dose?

DER/energy density of food (/cup)