Diet Analysis Paper : Diet

2012 Words Dec 6th, 2016 9 Pages
Richie Harkenrider
12/5/16
Diet Analysis Paper Part 2
Introduction:
Nutrition is extremely important in living a healthy lifestyle. Keeping an eye on your personal daily nutrition values and intake is vital to an effective diet. After analyzing my diet over a period of time, I was finally able to give myself an overall grade for each of the six core nutritional concept. After finally completing the first part of the Diet Analysis Project, I was able to see precisely what foods and nutrients I was taking in, along with the ones I was not. Part two allowed me to break down my diet even further and see what recommendations I should incorporate into my diet. Living in a high technological world now, we expect immediate solutions to long-term problems. Unfortunately that is not how it works.
Adequacy:
Major components of having an adequate diet is, when you choose the foods, what you choose to eat must provide all the essential nutrients, such as fibers and energy in amounts that maintain health and support growth. With that being said, I would give myself a C in this category after reviewing my food and nutrient reports. There were just way too many food groups and essential nutrients that I was not meeting. An example of this is, I fell way under the recommended intake for every single group of fruit and vegetable. Fruits and vegetables are essential for an adequate diet as they provide numerous essential nutrients for a healthy diet. I also fell under the recommended intake…

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