Food Intake Essay

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Food Intake-3 Days Viktorija Canevik-Alex SCI/220 Sep 29, 2014 Mingyu Liang Food Intake-3 Days The purpose of this paper is to display and track the food selection we make and the way we eat impacts our lifestyle and health. This assignment addresses my individual food intake for the past three days. Also I will compare my food selection with my WileyPlus profile and discover whether I am retaining healthy eating habits. There are foods that an individual can eat in order to ensure that the daily required intake is being made. Most of the time it is hard for an individual to eat all the foods that it need to, so that it can utilize all the nutrients that the body needs in a day. I do need to exercise and modify my eating habits to. In my daily intake foods recorded that provided proteins were eggs and chicken. Food recorded in my daily intake that provided carbohydrates were bread, chicken, salad dressing, and bread. Food recorded in my daily intake that provided lipids were eggs, pizza, chicken, and salad dressing. Some of the foods listed were the same, and they also provide the three nutrients. My recorded average for intake carbohydrate, lipid, and protein compared to the suggestions of the DRI were not fully met. My usual recorded protein intake was 63g and the suggested intake was 77g, which was based on my body weight. My protein intake was within the acceptable macronutrient distribution range, but my usual recorded intake for carbohydrates was 286g, and suggested intake was 324g-468g (Jordan.T, 2011). My recorded intake of lipids was 87g, and the suggested was 64g-112g. My suggested intake for lipids was reach without over exceeding the suggested amount. I would have

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