A Day Food Log And Record Essay

712 Words Sep 27th, 2015 3 Pages
At the beginning of the course we were asked to print off a 3 day food log and record what was eaten over the course of three days. Once the information was recorded we were to make a hypothesis about our diet. From there we were to create three goals for our diet in the future. I believe the food log was to bring our attention to what we ate in our daily lives. I know that personally I will grab whatever is available and does not need to be cooked when I’m working. In school kids used to tell the teacher “I can’t even remember what I had for dinner last night” It was funny back then, but paying close attention to those words it is a serious problem. That shows that those people weren’t paying attention to what they put in their bodies.

I chose three consecutive days to conduct my analysis because i wanted to record my diet as it naturally was instead of trying to put something that looked good on paper. My results were not shocking but nonetheless I was disappointed in myself. I noticed that the first day i had no real meal plan going on at all. It was what ever I saw first was going to be eaten. Realizing this after recording all my information down I tried to improve on the second day which had slightly better results. I started off well but ended poorly with basically all junk food because it didn’t require that I cook it. I repeated the same process for the third day unfortunately. I kept track of what I ate by gathering everything I wanted to eat together on the…

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