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# Percentage Nutrient

1)  John ate a ham sandwich on whole wheat bread for a total of 388 kcalories of energy.  The sandwich contains 12 grams of protein, 40 grams of carbohydrates, and 20 grams of fat.  What percent of his total energy from the sandwich is from each nutrient?

Protein:  ___ percent

Carbohydrates: ___ percent

Fat:  ___ percent2)

Edna ate one cup of corn chips, one cup of chicken a la king, and a nectarine for a total of 688 kcalories of energy.  This snack contains 30 grams of protein, 43 grams of carbohydrates, and 44 grams of fat.  What percent of her total energy from the snack is from each nutrient?

Protein:  ___ percent

Carbohydrates:  ___ percent

Fat:  ___ percent3)

Peter ate 240 kcal of protein yesterday.  How many grams of protein did he eat?___________ grams

4) It is recommended that Janice not eat more than 10% of her kcal per day in added sugars.  Her recommended daily overall energy intake is 2000 kcal.  How many grams of added sugars should she limit herself to?__________________grams

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