Nutrition Project

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When I began doing this project, I had no clue that with doing this project that I would learn a lot about the food that I consume. I also learning more about me and what’s going on within my body. The portions of food that I was consuming were all wrong. I’ve learned how to balance my meals to what I need to eat more of and what to stay away from or eat less of. It would seem that we should learn this need material at an early age then as we become adults we wouldn’t have such weight problems. I believe that I did my best at keeping track of everything that I consume during that week; however, I do not believe that I didn’t reach the calorie limit that was set for me.
I used a kitchen scale to weight the food and a measuring cup for most of
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My intake was about 256 milligrams. It’s not at the limit, but I still believe that it is still too high. In order to cut this number, I have to watch the meat that I take in and anything that is high in cholesterol.
Vitamins are a need source in our diets on a daily basis. I was only deficient and getting vitamin D. Towards making up the difference I take a multivitamin plus vitamin D daily, are when can. I did go over on vitamin A which came for too many vegetables and the multivitamin that I take.
All but of the daily minerals that we need to get were exceed. Fruits and veggies are types of off that carry a lot of minerals which I do it more of so that is the source of the excess minerals in my diet.
Potassium was the only one that I was deficient of and in that case it was only under by 200 milligrams. My sodium level was a bit high that comes from food products that are high and sodium and some drinks that I consume.
Some of the deficient items that stated that I was in the lack of was not the case on every day. As for potassium it sad that I was deficient, but three out of the 7days I was right on track and the other days were not as bad as well. I do need to eat less of animal products such as ground beef, which contains a good amount of fat and saturated fat which I also exceed in this

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