l as maintain his health because imbalances in the diet with inappropriate amount of nutrients might result in health problems(Insel et al 2007 and Caldwell et al 1981).
2. Suggest the dietary amounts (in grams) of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats a person will need on a balanced diet if he/she requires 2500 kcalories per day . Explain the reasons for the values that you have chosen to use in solving this problem and show your work. Explain why this is considered a balanced diet for a normal individual.
Answer: The acceptable range of carbohydrates, proteins and fats that are allowed in the diet is 50 %, 30% and 20 % percent respectively. These values fall in the normal recommended range according to the Acceptable Macro Nutrient Distribution Ranges (AMDRs). This is considered to be a part of a normal diet because these constituents are all present in the right amounts which are necessary to be consumed by an individual (Insel et al 2007 and Caldwell et al