Nutrition Analysis Essay

Submitted By lil3baller
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NUTRITION ANALYSIS
25 POINTS
PART 1:
Log on to http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov
Create a login name and password
Input your current height and weight (these will not be displayed to anyone else -- not even me)

PART 2:
Record EVERYTHING you eat for three days
Input foods into my pyramid tracker by day. Analyze your food intake: (http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov/analyzehei.aspx) Choose the Nutrient Intake Analyzer - Calculate the “Nutrient Intake” for your three-day intake & then calculate a daily average for the week for the following nutrients. Write out on this form -- neatly

Total (3 days) Daily Average (divide total by 3)
Total Calories _____________ (a) _____________
Protein (g) _____________ (b) _____________
Fat (g) _____________ (c) _____________
Saturated Fat (g) _____________ (d) _____________
Carbohydrates (g) _____________ (e) _____________
Fiber (g) _____________ (f) _____________
Cholesterol (mg) _____________ (g) _____________
Calcium (mg) _____________ (h) _____________
Iron (mg) _____________ (i) _____________
Folate (mcg) _____________ (j) _____________
Sodium (mg) _____________ (k) _____________

PART 3:
- Compare your daily average values to the standard recommendations: (Get % by dividing Kcals of macronutrient by total Kcals. Get Kcals of macronutrient by multiplying grams of CHO & Protein by 4 & grams of fat by 9) For example: 60g fat (9 kcals/g) = 540kcals of fat. 540kcals/1200 kcals = 45% fat

Total Calories = 1200-3000 kcals (a) ______________kcals__
Protein (g) = 10-35% (b*4/a) ______________%____
Fat (g) =…