Identify three (3) foods that you can add to your diet to incorporate healthy fats into your diet. After looking over my daily recommended intake report from iprofile three foods in my daily diet that I can eliminate would be cheese, eggs and potatoes. These items provided the most fats in my diet and I can use alternatives like egg substitutes, vegan cheese and yams or turnips instead of mashed potatoes. Three foods that I can add to my diet to incorporate healthy fats would be olives, avocados and using olive oil instead of butter. I can snack on olives instead of reaching for chips or crackers and I can incorporate avocados into my salads or sandwiches.
In this recipe there are a total of 53g of carbohydrates, 6g from dietary fiber and 4g from sugars. There are 7g of fat, 2.5g from saturated fat and 12g of protein. There is 15% of daily vitamin A and 10% of vitamin C. 15% of the daily calcium and 20% of the daily iron. 3. Which ingredients are providing each nutrient?
The energy in food is measured in a. Joules b. Pounds c. Calories 4. Most of your daily calories come from a. Fats b. Minerals c. Proteins d. Carbohydrates 5. Which nutrients help enzymes function in your body a. Carbohydrates b. Vitamins c. Minerals d. All of the above e. Only b and c 6.
It is considered a chronic disease that health care providers should monitor with frequent visits. The problem of overweight and obesity results from an excessive accumulation of fat that exceeds the body’s skeletal and physical standards. A person gains weight when the number of fat cells in the body increases. These fat cells first increase in size and then increase in numbers. An average size person has about 30-35 billion fat cells.
Dietary energy density is associated with energy intake and weight status in US adults. American Society for Clinical Nutrition. RD, T. G. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://blog.seattlepi.com/timigustafsonrd/2011/08/08/healthy-eating-is-too-expensive-for-most-americans/ Rolls, B. J. (2000).
You can allocate your total daily calories among the three classes of macronutrients to suit your preferences; just make sure that the three percentage values you select total 100% and that your values fall within the Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges (AMDRs) set by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academies. For example, you may choose targets of 15% of total daily calories from protein, 35% from fat, and 50% from carbohydrate. Fill in your percentage goals in the chart
Monitoring my nutrient intake will also assist with weight loss which will improve the issues that I have with my knees. I would like to achieve the goal of exercising at least 3 times a week and eat a healthy diet which will result in a weight loss of 100 pounds which is my ultimate goal. I also have the goal of keeping a food diary which will assist me with the monitoring of my nutrient intake. This will assist me in knowing which foods I must decrease in eating and others I may need to increase in eating. I am sure that vegetables and fruits will be foods that I must increase intake.
The obesity rate in the United States is a staggering 33 percent of the country being obese. According to NationMaster, that is up from 30 percent in 2005. With the increase in technology and convenient unhealthy foods, the percentage is only expected to rise in the future. There are many factors that contribute to obesity. Some are uncontrollable, like genetics, and some are, such as choosing to eat the cupcake instead of the fiber bar.
Beginning with observing my caloric intakes, I understood that I’m in the normal range-71% and that Sat fat was the area of my greatest percentage of the calorie consumption. Additionally, the amount of protein consumption was also the in medium range-50%. Furthermore, the results also confirm that most of my vitamins and minerals were close to the DRI goal. Such Vitamins as B6-79%, B12-78% and B2 were those vitamins included in my strengths. This also means that I can automatically protect myself from various chronic diseases.