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Calories and Label Review. William P. Wattles, Ph. D. Psychology 314. Percent revisited. William P. Wattles, Ph.D. Psychology 314. Percent. A way to compare items with different values. Example, Miriam has a 585 mile trip for Thanksgiving and has driven 250 miles.

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### Calories and Label Review

William P. Wattles, Ph. D.

Psychology 314

### Percent revisited

William P. Wattles, Ph.D.

Psychology 314

Percent
• A way to compare items with different values.
• Example,
• Miriam has a 585 mile trip for Thanksgiving and has driven 250 miles.
• Rivka has a 230 mile trip and has gone 120 miles
Different scales
• If they were on the same scale, that is had the same distance to go, it would be easy to compare them.
Percent
• If they were on the same scale, that is had the same distance to go, it would be easy to compare them.
• Converting the numbers to a percent puts them on the same scale. (cent means hundred)
Percent the number of hits divided by the total
• Number of hits 120
• Total 230
• 120/230 = .52 = 52%

120

Rivka

230

Who has completed the most of her trip?
• Number of hits 250
• Total 585
• 250/585 = .43 = 43%

250

Miriam

585

Who has completed the most of her trip?

120

52%

Rivka

230

250

Miriam

43%

585

Most Valuable Player?
• Percent of Total Points scored by FMU
Percent of what?
• Percent of team points
• Percent of 3-point shots made
Comparing Nutritional Content
• Use percent to compare foods to:
• Other foods
• Dietary goals
How many calories per gram?
• Protein
• Carbohydrates
• Fat
• What is a gram?
Protein

4

Carbohydrates

4

Fat

9

What is a gram?

A measure of weight

How many calories per gram?
Triscuits
• Fat Calories
• Percent of Calories from fat
• Amount of sodium in 14 crackers
• % of daily amount of sodium from 14 crackers
Triscuits
• 1 serving 7 crackers
• Fat grams 5
• Carbohydrategrams 21
• Protein grams 3
• Total grams 29
Fat Calories

45

Percent of Calories from fat

32%

Amount of sodium in 14 crackers

340 mg

% of daily amount of sodium from 14 crackers

14%

Triscuits
Subway Ham
• Fat Calories
• Percent of Calories from fat
Subway Club
• Fat Calories
• 45
• Percent of Calories from fat
• 14%
Progresso Chicken Soup
• 1 serving size 239 grams
• Fat 1.5
• Carbohydrate 15
• Protein 7
• Total 23.5 (239)
• 90% Water
Progresso Chicken Soup
• 1 serving size 239 grams
• Fat grams 1.5
• Fat Calories 13.5
• Percent of Calories from fat 14%
• Percent of can by weight that is fat .63%
• Percent of Daily Value offat intake for 2,000 calorie 2%
How many calories can you consume?
• Sedentary men
• Active men
• Sedentary women
• Active women
Sedentary men

2510

Active men

2900

Sedentary women

2150

Active women

2500

How many calories can you consume?
Goal

Fat

30%

Protein

10%

Carbohydrate

60%

Sedentary woman (2150)

Fat

645

Protein

215

Carbohydrate

1290

Calories
GoalFat 30%Protein10%Carbohydrate 60%

Sedentary woman (2150)

Fat

72

Protein

54

Carbohydrate

323

Grams