Essay on Anatomy: Nutrition and Food Guide Pyramid

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Diet Analysis Lab

This assignment is designed to help you study your own diet. You will evaluate your diet by recording the foods and beverages you eat, and analyzing the results of the calculated intake of nutrients.

Completed Assignment Will Contain:
• Cover Sheet
o Title
o Name
o Period
o Picture/Graphic
• Part 1 (Fitday.com)
o Seven Day (handwritten) food record (exercise record-optional)
o Computer Print Outs:
▪ Total Nutrition (Table)
▪ Calories Eaten (Pie Chart)
▪ (Exercise chart-optional extra credit: 5 pts Calories Burned Over Time)
o Your Nutrients Chart
o % Calories Chart
• Part 2
o Planning a Diet Using the Food Guide Pyramid
o Print out from (http://www.choosemyplate.gov/myplate/index.aspx)
o Reflection Questions
• Part 3
o Fast Food
o Reflection Questions
o Extra credit: turn in fast food calorie break down
• Part 4
o Overall Evaluation


















PART 1
1. Your Nutrient Chart:
Use the information from the computer printouts to complete this section. On the chart below, complete the % of RDA (or % of Goal) in your diet for each of the listed nutrients.
• If your food % is 67% or less, what food can you add to your diet to reach a higher percentage?
• If your food % is 68% or greater, what foods did you eat that contained the nutrient?
|Your Nutrient |% of RDA/Goal |List of Food Sources |
|Vitamin A | |1. |
| | |2. |
|Vitamin E | |1. |
| | |2. |
|Vitamin B6 | |1. |
| | |2. |
|Vitamin C | |1. |
| | |2. |
|Iron | |1. |
| | |2. |
|Calcium | |1. |
| | |2. |
|Vitamin D | |1. |
| | |2.…