ArticleHypocaloric Feeding in the Obese Intensive Care Unit PatientLomangino, KevinAuthor Information Mr. Lomangino is Editor, Clinical Nutrition Insight; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mr. Lomangino has disclosed that he has no relationships with, or financial interests in, any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Dr. Bellomo and Ms. Alberda reported no commercial conflicts. Ms. Malone is on the speaker's bureau for Abbott Nutrition. Dr. Ochoa is the medical and scientific director of Nestlé Healthcare Nutrition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Clinical Nutrition Insight: April 2011 - Volume 37 - Issue 4 - p 1-5 doi: 10.1097/01.NMD.0000396486.80276.93 Buy Take the CE Test Metrics Abstract □ For obese patients in the intensive care unit, U.S. guidelines recommend hypocaloric feeding with 60% to 70% of target calories. □ Recommended protein intake is ≥2.0 g/kg ideal body weight per day for BMI of 30 to 40 and ≥2.5 g/kg ideal body weight per day for BMI >40. □ These recommendations are based on very limited evidence. © 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.