Refer to the food pyramid in iProfile to see how you fulfilled your goals for the various foods pyramid groups. If you did not eat a variety of food, how might you expand your field of choices? To insure that we always eat foods that are from each food groups every day. Compare your diet to that of the sample profile of Kelly Watson. Whose diet provides the best opportunity for health and well-being?
| Understanding Food Labels | SCI/241 | | | | | Attempting to understand food labels can be very confusing if one were to begin reading the labels without prior knowledge of how the labels work. Maintaining a healthy diet can be much easier if a person can remember the one simple rule, which applies to the percent daily values of a food. The 5/20 rule dictates that if a food has 5% or less of your daily value of a particular nutrient, then the food is not a good source of that nutrient. On the other hand, if a food has 20% or more of the daily value of a particular nutrient, the food is in fact a good source of that nutrient. This theory works inversely when applied to nutrients that aren’t good for you like saturated
1. If we had any difficulties or dilemmas around choice of food we would help to advise the client with his or her choice. Making sure there is enough different varieties of things to be chose from or if an individual feels they have too much choice we can help narrow it down by knowing certain things the particularly like. As a support assistant it my job to assit with choices, and advise them about healthy foods and the importance. For example: A Service user cannot understand a menu when It is present in a list form , so we could help them make their choice by getting images of meals they would be presented with to eat.
Understanding Food Labels Helene Torres SCI 241 August 22, 2012 Dr. Carson Understanding Food Labels The 5/20 rule is a guide for one’s daily intake. Depending on what is being eaten the percentage can work both ways. For instance, the first part, which is the 5%, can be used for the good and bad daily value. A can of Healthy Choice chicken noodle soup has 2% of calcium and 4% of iron; therefore, considering it is less than 5%, is would not be a good source of those nutrients since these are nutrients that are much needed. When using the 20% rule it works the same way.
For example : If the individual has been recommended a low fat diet by their doctor but the individual insists they want to eat “junk food” it is my role to advise the individual of the content of the food and the consequences of eating it and to repeat this to them on a regular basis. The individual is then able to make an “informed decision” of whether they still wish to consume the meal. It is their right to choose to eat their preferred food. I report the matter immediately and follow my organisations policies and procedures regarding reporting the matter eg note in care plan and report to my manager. This is then discussed with the care team and medical staff responsible for the individuals care.
6. Footnote with daily values (DVS) the percent daily helps to recognize whether or not food is rich in nutrient. This is where the rule 5/20 comes in like if the food item you have only contains 5% DV than that food item is not beneficial for a human body be careful though certain nutrients. A food should only have ½ cup serving size but the serving size may be 21/2 servings when looking at calories it should show you the amount of energy that you will get from a single serving. The nutrients are what you will want to get the least like cholesterol, Trans fat, and fat.
Page 12 Cooking food: When staff are cooking food they must ensure that certain regulations and rules are being followed for example: hygiene control, pest control and temperature control. To enable the food to be safe for human consumption. Temperature Control When the staff are cooking the food they must ensure that all food stay out of the temperature danger zone which is between 5oC and 60oC. When food is being cooked it must have an inner temperature of 75oC or higher for it to kills most of the bacteria. When cooking food staff should check the temperature of the food using a food probe (food thermometer) to make sure that the food is being cooked at the right temperature and to make sure that it is at the right temperature to be fully cooked and to make sure it is the right temperature for human consumption.
Protein is in the acceptable macronutrient distribution, but the carbohydrate acceptable macronutrient is under. The total fat is way over acceptable macronutrient. I would give up most of my soda and try to cut back to one a day and try out some healthier snack food. Hopefully giving up my snacks and sodas intake would be enough to get my lipids into the recommended range. Raise my starch and eat more noodles and potatoes without the butter and salt.
2.Place all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. 3.Pour the mixture in greased casserole dish. 4.Bake for 25 minutes. Serves: 3 Serving size: 2 cups Nutritional analysis (per serving): 790 calories 67 g protein 38 g fat 3440 mg sodium 457 mg calcium Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used. Dirt Pudding he!he!
Protein is needed in the diet for growth and repair of the body. Protein protects the body form infections and disease. Protein is also a good source of some vitamins and minerals. The best foods to be included in the diet to get protein into your body would be dairy products, meat, fish and eggs. Carbohydrates is needed in the diet for energy and warmth, once there is carbohydrates in the body it keep us going throughout the day.