Healthy Eating Essay

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Healthy Eating, Nutrition and Exercise Plan

Bryan Clayton


January 26, 2013
Angela Pendergast

Healthy Eating, Nutrition and Exercise Plan

In a comparison of my current three day diet analysis to that of the one I completed in week one shows that my eating habits have declined. In week one I was eating six and a half ounces of grains per day now I am at half an ounce of whole grains which is well under and five and a half ounces of refined grains which is a little over the target amount per day. In week one I was eating two cups of vegetables per day, in the current analysis I only ate three quarters of a cup. During this week’s analysis I did not eat any fruits and in week one I ate half a cup. In week
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The nutrition plan that I have come up with is to eat more fresh raw fruits and vegetables to get my recommended daily allowance, limit the amount of sugar that I intake daily, make sure that I am actually hungry before I eat and not just craving something and try to eliminate gluten from my diet. My exercise plan will be to take several brisk walks throughout the day while at work, go to the gym at least three days a week, do sit-ups and pushups during commercial breaks while watching television and instead of driving a short distance to go someplace I will walk. To obtain each of the steps in my nutrition plan I will start by buying fresh fruits and vegetables instead of buying frozen or canned. I will eat cereal that has no sugar added, will not add sugar to the cereal and will avoid eating donuts while at work. If I feel hungry I will wait half an hour before eating to make sure that I am hungry. I will check labels on products that I buy to make sure that they do not contain gluten. Setbacks that I can see happening are not finding the fresh fruits and vegetables to purchase, to overcome this I will purchase the fruits and vegetables when I see them and not wait; becoming tempted to eat the donut at work I will not go to the office on days when I know donuts are there; if cereal with sugar is purchased I will not

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