Nutrition Essay

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Please enter your menu for the selected scenario in the following tables following the example provided below. Be sure to indicate specific food items (eg, bread) and the amount (2 slices). Then, indicate the number of exchanges in each of the food groups for the food item (eg, 2 grains). If it is a mixed food item, like spaghetti and meatballs, enter the pasta and the meatballs in the appropriate food group columns (see the example below). You may choose not to use all snacks, and do not have to use all of the food groups at each meal or snack, unless you so choose. Make sure to refer to the appropriate MyPlate diagrams in the text to determine the nutritional needs for the scenario that you choose. Which scenario did you choose? Please put an X before the scenario. ___ 1. Soccer _x__ 2. Drawing ___ 3. Skater ___ Male _x__ Female Age x Meals Food Item Amount Grain Vegetables Fruits Dairy Protein Example Bread, white 2 pieces 2 - - - - Spaghetti and meatballs 2 cups spaghetti ½ cup sauce 2, 1oz meatballs 4 1 - - 2 What are the total MyPlate recommendations for the scenario selected above at age 5? Grains Vegetables Fruits Dairy Protein 5 ounces 1 ½ cups 1 ½ cups 2 ½ cups 4 ounces Age 5 Meals Food Item Amount Grains Vegetables Fruits Dairy Protein Breakfast ½ cup of cheerios ½ cup 1 ½ cup of milk ½ cup 1/2 orange 1 1 Snack yogurt ½ cup 1/2 Lunch Peanut butter sandwich 2 tablespoons peanut butter 2 slices of bread 2 2 water 1 cup cheese ½ cup 1/2 Snack nuts handful 1 Dinner Baked chicken ½ cup 1 ½ cup mashed potatoes ½ cup 1/2 1 cup peas 1 cup 1 ½ cup apple juice ½ cup 1/2 Snack Graham crackers and ½ cup of milk 2 squares ½ cup of milk 1 1/2 Daily Total 4 1 1/2 1 1/2 2 ½ cups 4 ounces What

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