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Author Geoff Edwards. Its all my own work taking over ten years. Of course it is based on verifiable data and use on a daily basis and the Microsoft application Excel without which it would not have been created. I was not employed to develop the tool. It just developed and I thought that if it was useful to me it could be useful to others. Fortunately, I am healthy, aged 76 and still capable of over a thousand press-ups a week and of performing a complete circuit of 360 degree jumps at Swindon Ice Rink (provided no one gets in the way :). And I weigh a little under 84Kg.

Accompanying this introduction is a download to a PDF file that reports on the project: Healthy Diet  the rest of the website category "Healthy Diet" is provided as a report on the development of the project and other topics.

I have set up a Facebook page which provides opportunities for users to ask questions: Healthy Diet Calculator

Healthy diet updates are listed below.
Posted on 10 Jun 2018 by Geoff Edwards
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Healthy diet 2014 update v3

Weekly Diet Excel worksheet update 2014v3

I have updated my Weekly diet sheet from v2 to v3. I have added "Portions a Day". The spreadsheet provides valuable information about the proportion of food and drink and its fat, protein and calorie content, units of alcohol are recorded and now you can check to see how many recommended portions of food you are eating.

The spreadsheet is meant to be used daily to record what is eaten and drunk. Anyone intent on losing weight should be able to check the progress they are making and be aware of whether they are consuming enough protein and fat. The spreadsheet can of course be used for body building as well as losing weight safely :)

The formula for determining bodily requirements is calculated using the Harris-Benedict formula. Microsoft Excel workbook free download: Weekly diet calculator

Please note I have added my food and drink consumption for Sunday and some of my food and drink for Monday. The reason being that users can see clearly how the list creates the pie chart. This data should be deleted. Personal details must be changed according to the user's age, gender, height and level of activity. Sunday's date will need to be changed.

My procedure is to open the (downloaded) spreadsheet and then Save As with Sunday's date. I then delete the previously entered data in order to start afresh. The spreadsheet will not reflect your requirements without adding details of your: gender, level of physical activity, age and present weight.

Posted on 10 Apr 2014 by Geoff Edwards
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