Food Intake Paper
February 7, 2010
The federal government has made nutritional recommendations for more than 100 years. The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) have been established that can be used for planning and assessing diets and healthy people in the United States and Canada. It is a set of four reference values for the intake of nutrients and food components. The right types of food, intake and exercise can lead to a long and healthy life.
When reviewing the iProfile/Intake Compared to DRI/Basic View an unhealthy diet has been realized. Even though intakes are a little less than DRI and weight is not being gained there is too much saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol and not enough …show more content…
Kelly Watsons appears to have a better balanced diet compared to mine. Kelly Watson has more of a variety of foods in her daily diet which leads to more of the nutrients needed to maintain and live a healthy life.
In Conclusion, eating health has to become first priority in the life of my own and the rest of the world it they want to live a healthy life. Variety, following the food pyramid, and proper serving sizes are key to having a healthy diet and maintaining the correct wait for your age and height and activity level.
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