Essay My Plate Gov

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Jaylynn Moncrease
Nutrition 101
Professor Morrell
May 19, 2015

Breakfast: Serving size of Special K Berries
1 cup of 1% milk
2 water bottles
Lunch:
Pastrami Sandwich
2 slices of white bread
2 slices of pastrami
1 slice of cheese
1 slice of tomato
2 bottles of water
Dinner:
1 medium chicken drumstick
Cooked Spinach
2 bottles of water

1 How many calories are recommended for you? How many servings from each group? 2600 Calories are recommended for me. Grains 4½ ounce(s) per day, Vegetables 31/2 cups per day, Fruits is 2 cups per day, Dairy 3 cups per day, Protein 61/2 ounce per day, Oils 8 tsps. per day
2 Examine each food group and discuss whether or not you met the goals for each group. For each group and sub-group, indicate if you were over or under the recommendations and by how much.
I have not met the goals for grains, vegetables, fruits, dairy, protein, and oil. I was under the recommendations for all subgroups; I have ate at least half of what myplate.gov recommended
3 Based on your results, how can you improve in each area where you were lacking? Come up with specific ways in which you can improve your diet.
I can improve more by eating more of everything in each group. Also having more variety in my diet. Especially in the dairy group.

I have clicked on physical activity tracker, on this page it haves my physical activity target for each week along with a daily calorie count and limit. The physical activity tracker also have a daily food…