To set the method for calculating the energy requirement for an individual or a group:
- Click the General tab.
- From the Calculate Energy Requirement using box, select the method.
- If you choose Calculate from RMR measurement, in the RMR (kJ) box, type the number of kJ per day. The RMR (kJ) box appears when you select Calculate from RMR measurement from the Calculate Energy Requirement using box.
- To enable energy calculations you also need to enter the individuals personal details under the General tab. See How do I calculate Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) in FoodWorks?
- The resting metabolic rate (RMR) is a value obtained for an individual using indirect calorimetry.