Track your food intake and activities for 3 days

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Track your food intake and activities for 3 days. Generate and print out the following reports for the entire 3 day period (My Reports tab):

A well-balanced diet and exercise are important aspects in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The purpose of this project is to critically look at your diet and exercise patterns on a daily basis. Very often, people do not realize where and how they are deficient in certain areas of healthy living. This project is designed to help you not only analyze your own diet and lifestyle, but also to explain why eating healthy and exercising are important to your health. Instructions: 1. Analyze your diet with the USDA analyzer program available at: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/SuperTracker a) Create a profile or login. b) Use the “My Plan” option to calculate your target diet based on goals and activity level. c) Track your food intake and activities for 3 days. d) (5 points) Generate and print out the following reports for the entire 3 day period (My Reports tab): a. Food Groups and Calories b. Nutrients c. Physical activity 2.(20points) Answer the nutrition project questions found on the next page of this document. Background information necessary for answering these questions can be found in your textbook or lecture notes, or on ChooseMyPlate.gov. 3.(5 points) Research one of the many weight loss diets currently popular in the US. Diets such as the ketogenic diet, the Atkin’s diet, South Beach diet, Weight Watchers diet, or the Bulletproof diet could be considered. Compare these nutrition plans to the MyPlate dietary guidelines provided by the USDA. Provide a 1.52- paged single spaced document with 12 point Ariel font, 1 inch margins, and a list of any references used (does not count towards 1.5-2 page requirement). Use a header to add your name and section number. 1. What did the My Plan portion of the website determine as your daily caloric need? 2. List at least 3 factors that would alter the number of calories required by a diet plan. Carbohydrates 3. What is the recommended acceptable macronutrient distribution range (%of total calories) for carbohydrates? 4. What percentage of your daily Calories was derived from carbohydrates? Did you achieve your goal for dietary fiber? 5. If you did not fall in to the acceptable macronutrient distribution range for carbohydrates or achieve your daily dietary fiber goal, what specific foods could you consume more or less of in order to improve your diet? 6. Describe how carbohydrates are digested in the body. List specific enzyme sand sources, as well as the type of molecule are carbohydrates converted into before they are absorbed. Fats 7. What is the recommended acceptable macronutrient distribution range (%of total calories) for lipids? 8. What percentage of your daily Calories was derived from lipids? 9. If you did not fall into the acceptable macronutrient distribution range for lipids, what specific foods could you consume more or less of in order to improve your diet? 10. What are some common forms of dietary lipids? How are these lipids used in the body? Proteins 11.What is the recommended acceptable macronutrient distribution range (% of total calories) for proteins? 12. What percentage of your daily Calories was derived from proteins? 13. If you did not fall into the acceptable macronutrient distribution range for protein, what specific foods could you consume more or less of in order to improve your diet? 14.What is the difference between an essential and a nonessential amino acid? Vitamins and minerals: choose any 2 vitamins and 2 minerals that you were deficient in during the time you tracked your diet. List the recommended daily allowance, your average daily intake, and foods that you could add to your diet to help you hit the recommended daily amount. 15.Vitamin 1: 16. Vitamin 2: 17.Mineral 1: 18.Mineral 2: 19.What is one thing that surprised you about your diet? 20. Do you plan to make any changes in your diet based on this activity?

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