Individualistic Case Study Of Nutritional Health

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Introduction Nutritional health is one of the most important aspects of every human’s life on this planet. Without proper and well-balanced nutrition, our quality of life depletes, resulting in possible sickness, health related problems, and possibly even death. In particular, many Americans are unaware and uneducated regarding their nutritional health. Numerous people are lacking the proper amount of nutrients necessary within their diet, which is leading to poor nutrition across the nation. This report will consist of an individualistic case study, which will overlook my diet over a two week time span to see if I am receiving the proper amount of nutrients to meet good nutritional requirements. This analysis report will take a look …show more content…
The EER was calculated at 2,592 kcal. Also, our RMR calculation came out to 1,416 kcal, which is the amount of calories used when a person has not eaten in four hours and resting in a warm and quiet environment. My BMI falls at a 16.9, which is categorized as underweight Personally, it was no surprise that I was consuming less than the amount of calories needed for my body mass index. For myself to rise to a healthy weight, the amount of calories being consumed need to increase to about 400 more per …show more content…
The RDA for proteins is set at around 56 grams for men. With myself consuming around 81.5 grams per day, making up 16.01% of my diet; we can see that I fall perfectly within the standard 10-35% that is recommended. The RDA for lipids is that it should make up 20-35% of our diets.Over the two week period, I consumed 60.5 grams, which makes up of 26.75% of my diet, leaving me at a good amount that is recommended. Carbohydrates RDA is set anywhere from 225-325 grams. I consumed about 291.3 grams, making up 57% of my total diet. The MyPlate recommended amount is 45-65%, which also allows me to fall right in between the right amount. This data shows that I am getting the recommended daily amounts, but an increase in calories may be needed to help maintain a healthy

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