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Estimated Calorie Equations  HarrisBenedict Equation: Estimation of total calories needed. MOST widely used equation for calculating basal metabolic rate and total calories. Revised HarrisBenedict Equation: The original Harris Benedict equation was revised in 1984. This updated equation can be used to calculate the basal metabolic rate and total calories. RESTING Metabolic Rate (RMR) : Resting Metabolic Rate Calc  This equation can be used to calculate the RESTING metabolic rate and total calories. MifflinSt Jeor equation. Schofield equation (BMR) : This equation was part of the previous government guidelines to formulate RDA's and can be used to calculate the basal metabolic rate and total calories needed. Institute of Medicine Equation LATEST EQUATION: IOM EquationEstimated Energy Requirement (EER) Estimation of total calories needed. This equation is behind the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the new food pyramid, MyPyramid. Dieting Calculator  Target Heart Rate Calculator  exercise tolerance Target Heart Rate*  Cholesterol: New calculators/tools have been released that focus on the latest cholesterol treatment protocols as well as the calculation of the estimated 10 year and lifetime risks for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).
Hypertension: A quick JNC 8 guideline tool was created.  Other calculators and tools that have been added:
Fiber AnalysisPreliminary research has been completed on a new fiber analysis tool. Lookfor this important release hopefully before the end of the year. Analysis of specific soluble fibers can impact recommendations given to patients with elevated cholesterol levels or as general nutritional information. More to come..... Current tools: Soluble fiber calculator Fiber calculator Fiber requirement calculator 

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