50-60 % of the daily food need of an adult should be provided from carbohydrates, 15-20 % of it from proteins, and 30-35 % of it from fats.

100 gram of macaroni contains 369 calories, and 12.5 gram protein. Macaroni of a water glass of 200 cc (uncooked) –equal to 70 grams- contains 260 calories and 8.7 gram protein without oil.

When macaroni of the same weight is prepared with oil, it contains 340 calories and 8.7 gram protein. Thus 28 % of CHO, which has to be taken by a normal person in a diet of 1500 calories, can be covered in this wa