Diet Analysis For A Healthy Diet Essay
This diet analysis project was probably the thing that I have least looked forward
to having to complete. I know my diet is poor, I figured I ate too many bad foods,
but I didn 't expect it to be lacking essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients in so
many different areas. It 's truly amazing to see foods I thought were "complete"
and "good" for me, aren 't really, and may actually hinder me in the quest for a
truly healthy diet. So prepare yourself for the journey into my diet, there 's a lot
I need to address and change to make it better.
First off my calorie intake is 90% and lower than the required daily
recommended intake because I am trying to lose about 20 pounds. As I have
gotten older, I have learned and experienced that my metabolism has slowed
down mightily. This diet analysis isn 't helping as it states anybody over 25% BMI
is obese. This statistic is REALLY disturbing to me, as I feel I am overweight, but in
NO WAY do I feel that I am obese. I feel that 6 '3 ' 245 lbs. isn 't great, I am not fat.
I haven 't been the recommended on the high scale of 24-25% BMI at 200 lbs
since I was 19 years old. 22 years later and being less active and athletic than I
was then had put me where I am now. I know I need to be more active to burn
calories but it gets harder each and every day.
My food habits and what I…