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      <JournalTitle>The Journal of School and University Medicine</JournalTitle>
      <Volume-Issue>Volume 8 Issue 1</Volume-Issue>
      <Season>January-March 2021</Season>
          <FirstName>Elena Teodora</FirstName>
OBJECTIVES: The Food Investigation Calculator was created due to the practical necessity to centralize and to interpret fast, efficient, correct and unitary the data showing the quantities of food consumed on average per day by the kids from kindergartens with an extended program with their own canteens.&#13;
METHODE: The Food Investigation Calculator is an Excel 2010 program that includes a data base with that characteristics of the food products (proteins, carbohydrates, calories and lipids), 10 daily worksheets and a statistic conclusion of the data registered in the in all 10 days of investigation.&#13;
RESULTS: It calculates the number of calories per child per day, the proteins, the carbohydrates and the lipids contained by the quantity of nourishment used to prepare food in that particular day. In the end, it centralizes all this data, giving information about the average ratios per child for 10 days and compares them to the estimated daily requirement provided in the tables of the legislation in force.&#13;
CONCLUSIONS: A correct and fast daily analysis of the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the ingredients used in the preparation of food in the canteens of the kindergartens with extended program, leads to the remedy of the deviations in due time and to ensure a balanced diet among preschoolers.</Abstract>
      <Keywords>food investigation, calculator, kindergartens</Keywords>
        <Abstract>https://www.revista-medicina-scolara.ro/ubijournal-v1copy/journals/abstract.php?article_id=9654&amp;title=THE FOOD INVESTIGATION CALCULATOR, A USEFUL TOOL IN MEDICINE OFFICES FROM KINDERGARTENS</Abstract>
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