MyDietAnalysis Project Part IVMyDietAnalysis Project Part IV
For Part IV of this project, you will use the data from the following reports to answer questions about maintaining a healthy body weight:
The Actual Intake vs. Recommended Intake Report
The All Nutrients Spreadsheet
The Energy Balance Report
Also, complete the summary questions about your diet analysis
Remember, all answers must be typed and in complete sentences to receive full credit.
I.ADJUST DIETARY INTAKE TO ACHIEVE AND MAINTAIN APPROPRIATE BODY WEIGHT
a. How many calories did you consume from your 3-day food diary?(Actual Intake vs. Recommended Intake Report)
b. How does your calorie consumption number compare with the recommendations?
c.Look at your Energy Balance Report. What is your number of calories consumed? The number of calories expended?
d. Look at your Energy Balance Report. If your calories consumed number and your calories expended number stayed the same for one month (Energy Balance Report), would
you lose, gain, or maintain your weight? Explain why. Refer to pages 376-377 in your text to answer this.
e. What changes can you make in your diet to more closely meet caloric recommendations?
f.Look at your All Nutrients Spreadsheet Report. What 3 foods that you consumed contained the highest number of calories? How many calories are in each food?
g.Use the Body Mass Index chart located on p. 373 of your textbook to identify your weight category. What is your weight category (underweight, healthy weight,
overweight, or obese?)
h.If your BMI category answer is overweight or obese, explain 2 strategies to lose the weight healthfully.
If your BMI category answer is healthy weight, explain 2 strategies that will help you to maintain your healthy weight.
If your BMI category answer is underweight, explain 2 strategies to gain weight healthfully.
i.Identify 3 health risks associated with being overweight.
a. What is good about your diet? (Minimum of 5, high quality, comprehensive sentences.)
b. What do you need to change to improve your diet? (Minimum of 5, high quality, comprehensive sentences.)
c. What did you learn about your dietary habits from the analysis of your food intake and energy expenditure? Be sure to include in your answer:
d. Summarize the realistic changes you will make to your diet as a result of this analysis. (Minimum of 5, high quality, comprehensive sentences.)