This pro points calculator figures your food pro points that you need to achieve your weight loss goals. There is in depth information on this topic below the form.
How does this pro points calculator work?
This tool estimates the food pro points for your weight in order to help you achieve your weight loss goals. This pro points calculator is intended for UK users and has 3 tabs to calculate food points based on the formulas available on Wikipedia.
It does not guarantee 100% accuracy and is designated and should be used for general information purposes. All you have to do is choose the right tab from the three available, input the data required then the calculation will return you the value you need. Note that each section allows you to choose from a variety of measurement units such as milligrams, grams, kilograms, ounces and pounds for the weight, inches and centimeters for height.
The first two tabs are designated to calculate the pro points by the new formula released in 2010 and by the old points systems while, the third tab allows users to calculate the daily points plus target:
1. “Pro Points – UK” is the 1st tab and was designed to allow users calculate the pro points for their weight by using the new pro points system released in 2010. This method requires to input the following data: protein, carbohydrates, fat and fiber; Let’s take for instance a case with 280g for protein, 800g for carbohydrates, 146g for fat and 80g for fiber. The result is 152 pro points.
2. “Old Points Formula” is the 2nd tab and was designed to allow users calculate the pro points for their weight by using the old system before 2010. This method requires to input the following data: calories, fat, and fiber; Let’s take for example 2350 calories, 450g for fat and 230g for fiber. This accounts for 84 old points.
3. “Daily Points Plus Target” is the 3rd tab and was designed to allow users calculate the their daily points target. This calculation requires to input the following data: age, weight, height, gender & activity level. Let’s take the case of a woman, aged 28, weighing 134lbs at a height of 5ft 4in most of the day standing. The result is 22 daily points target.