Determine your daily protein requirements

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Assignment: Fast Food Comparisons

Note: the sum of your protein, carbohydrate and fat % should total to 100% and be equal to the total calories that you require on a daily basis based on your BMR.

Product information

A. Wendy's Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Marinated in a blend of herbs, this juicy all-white meat chicken breast is topped with smoky honey mustard, a spring green mix, tomato and a premium bun. It just might be the best grilled chicken sandwich in town. Provides 188 grams of chicken per serving.




370 calories



90 mg


2 grams



780 mg


33 grams



8 grams


36 grams


Vitamin A

2 % DV


10 grams


Vitamin C

6 % DV

Saturated Fat

2 grams



4 % DV

Trans Fat

0 1 grams



15 % DV

Smoky Honey Mustard
Soybean Oil, Dijon Mustard (Water. White Vinegar. Mustard Seed. Salt, White Wine. Sugar, Spices, Pectin. Citric Acid, Tartaric Acid). Water, Sugar, Honey. Tomato Paste, Brown Sugar, Cider Vinegar. Liquid Egg Yolk. White Vinegar. Salt, Mustard Seed. Corn Syrup, Dehydrated Garlic. Dehydrated Onion. Oleoresin Rosemary. Tamarind. Spices. Natural Flavour. Oleoresin Turmeric, antbari, Gum, Soy Lecithin.

Spring Mix
BabyLettuces (Red & green Oak, Red & green leaf, lolla rosa, Tango), spinach, Mizuna, Arugula, tatsoi, red Chard, green Chard, the ingredients in each
Package May Vary.

Grilled Chicken Breast
Chicken Breast, Water, Seasoning (Salt, Natural Flavours, Corn betsivaarn, Dextrose, Spices, Dehydrated Garlic Powder, Dehydrated Onion Powder, Paprika, Gum Arabic, Yeast Extract, Canola Oil, Sodium Citrate, Sugar), Potato Starch, gariagamin , c,sinthan, Gum.

Premium Bun
Premium Bun: Enriched Wheat Flour (Barley), Water, Glucose-Fructose, Yeast, Soybean Oil, Salt, Calcium Sulphate, Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Stearoyl-2-Lactylate, Isolated Protein (Pea, Rice and Potato), Sunflower Oil, Dextrose, W112,0g,,4rin, Corn Starch, Mortogb(a, Calcium Prop,inatg, Amylase, %flea Glucose caxgage, Lipase.

Using the nutrition information and ingredients for the Wendy's Grilled Chicken sandwich and McChicken provided above complete the following table.


Wendy's McDonalds
How many servings of each food group is provided by the product according to Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating?

What are the total calories for each product? What % of your daily calorie requirements does each product provide?

What are the calories from carbohydrate for each product? How this compare to your requirements for carbohydrates based on your BMR/AMDR?

What are the calories from fat for each product? How this compare to your requirements for fat based on your BMR/AMDR?

How much sodium is in each product? What is the %DV?

How much cholesterol is in each product? What is the %DV?

How much fiber is in this product? Is this product a good source of fiber?

Are there any allergens in the product? 

Is the product a good source of calcium?

3. Now, describe all other comparisons or observations you have made between the 2 products.

4. Are either of these products a good choice for you? Why?

B. McChicken
Breaded seasoned chicken and crisp lettuce, topped with our Mayo-Style Sauce. Some ingredients are just meant to be together. Provides 173 grams of chicken per serving




470 calories



45 mg


16 grams



650 mg


44 grams



6 gram


27 gram


Vitamin A

(4% DV)

Saturated Fat

4.5 gram


Vitamin C

(2% DV)

Trans Fat

0.2 gram



(10% DV)


3 gram



(20% DV

Chicken Portion
Chicken meat, wheat flour, vegetable oil (canola, corn, soybean and hydrogenated soybean oil), water, chicken skin, toasted wheat crumbs, corn starch, modified corn starch, salt, yellow corn flour, canola oil, spices, sodium bicarbonate, sodium aluminum phosphate, potassium chloride, flavour (hydrolyzed corn, soy and wheat gluten protein, disodium
disodium guarlyiate), silicon dioxide, wheat starch

Sesame Seed Bun
Enriched Wheat Flour. water. sugar, yeast, vegetable oil (soybean and/or canola), salt, potato flour, wheat gluten, mprigglygesi,dea, vinegar, sesame seeds, may contain any or all of the following in varying proportions: malted barley flour, enzymes, ascorbic acid, wheat starch, djAceiyl tartaric acid ester of mono and cligtycOde,,,M,s,Lecl, in the same toaster that also prepares other buns containing butter and egg.

Shredded iceberg lettuce

Mayonnaise Style Sauce
Soybean oil, water, prepared mustard (water, mustard seed, vinegar, salt. mustard bran), liquid egg yolk, vinegar, sugar, salt, xantban gum, potassium mtzge„ calcium disodium.

Question 1. Complete the following table"

Using the information that you reported above:

Your height in centimeters
Your weight in kilograms
Your activity level
Your BMR
Total calories required per day
Your BMI
Your BMI category

a) Calculate your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR). This represents the calories needed for basal metabolism per day.  Use the formula that was presented in your course.

b) Based on your BMR, determine your calorie requirement for dietary thermogenesis and for physical activity.

c) Now, add these 3 calorie requirements to get your total calorie requirement for a day.

d) Calculate your BMI and determine your BMI category.

Question 2. Determine your daily protein requirements using the estimate of 0.8g of protein per kilogram body weight. Based on this the total protein intake you just determines, what % of your total calories should come from protein?

If the Acceptable Macronutrient range for Carbohydrate is between 45- 65%, determine how much of your daily calorie requirements this represents?

If the Acceptable Macronutrient range for Fats is between 20-35%, determine how much of your daily calorie requirements this represents.

Complete the table:

Daily protein intake required in grams
% of total calories from protein
% of total calories from carbohydrate
% of total calories from fat

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