Nutrition- Food Diary

1. a) Which of your vitamin intakes were found to be below the DRI (< 90%)?
(2 points)

b) For each vitamin listed in #1a, list two good food sources and the amounts you would consume to increase your intake of that vitamin, indicating the amount of that vitamin that would be found in each of the two good food sources. (2 points)

2. a) Which of your mineral intakes were below the DRI (< 90%)? (2 points)

b) For each mineral listed in #2a, list two good food sources and the amounts you would consume to increase your intake of that mineral, indicating the amount of that mineral that would be found in each of the two good food sources. (2 points)

3. a) What is your average total grams of carbohydrate consumed? (2 points)

b) What percentage of your total calories came from carbohydrate? (2 points)

c) The recommended level of calories from CHO is between 45-65%. Do you need to make any dietary adjustments to better meet the recommendation? (2 points)

4. a) On the average, how many grams of dietary fiber do you consume each day? (2 points)

b) List the foods you consumed with the most dietary fiber per serving. (2 points)

c) If you did not meet the recommended minimum of 25 grams, what three
foods would you be willing to eat regularly that contains 3 or more grams of fiber per serving? (2 points)

5. a) How many grams of protein did you consume on average in two days? (Get it
from form 2) (2 points)

b) Calculate your DRI for protein (0.8 gr per kg of body weight) (2 points)

c) What percentage of the DRI for protein are you consuming? (Get it from Form 2) (2 points)

d) If you are consuming more or less of the recommended level, how could you alter your diet to meet it more closely? (2 points)

e) List 3 protein-rich foods that you consumed from both animal and plant sources. (2 points)

6. a) How many grams of fat did you consume on average in two days? (? (Get it from Form 2) (2 points)

b) What percentage of your calories came from fat? (Get it from Form 3) (2 points)

c) If it is higher than the recommended 30%, do you feel you should reduce your percentage of calories from fat? Why or why not. If yes, what changes would you make to decrease it? (2 points)

7. Are you getting 5-9 servings of fruit and vegetables a day? If not, what changes can you make in your diet to achieve this intake? Give specific foods and amounts that you can add to your diet. (2 points)

8. What did you learn from this project? Evaluate the worth of going through the
process of recording a food diary for two days. (14 points)

9. Do not include vitamin and mineral supplements as part of your diet analysis. List them in detail on a separate sheet of paper and include amounts. Then discuss why you are taking the supplements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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