Food and Calorie Table

Every Individual needs an adequate supply of nutritional food for good health. Lack of essential nutrients in the diet is called malnutrition. It means the persons are generally weak and sick.

Many people in our country and other developing countries suffer from malnutrition because of poverty; malnutrition specially affects the health of children severely. To control malnutrition government has taken several steps like noon meal scheme for school children and functioning ICDS.

A good healthy man like you needs about 3000 – 3500 calories daily.

Caloric Chart or Caloric Calculator.

Age Group

12-15 Year Girls

12-15 Year Boys

Carbohydrates

300 grams to 320 grams

300 grams to 320 grams

Proteins

2.5 g. per Kg of Body Weight

2.5 g. per Kg of Body Weight

Fats

30 to 50 g

30 to 50 g

Minerals

10 to 30 g

10 to 30 g

Vitamins

1 mg. of Vit-A

1 mg. of Vit-B

50 mg of Vit-C

1 mg. of Vit-A

1 mg. of Vit-B

50 mg of Vit-C

Total Calories

2200 to 2500

2200 to 2500

Caloric Chart – Caloric Requirements of adult according to age

Age

Men

Women

20-30

3200

2300

30-40

3100

2230

40-50

3000

2160

50-60

2750

2000

60-70

2500

1800

70-

2200

1500