Monitoring Daily Personal Diet And Exercise Routines Essay

1197 Words Oct 18th, 2016 5 Pages
Monitoring daily personal diet and exercise routines is a great way to help a person assess more about themselves from a health standpoint. By keeping track of the nutrients one takes in on a daily basis a person can figure out what diseases or health related problems one may be putting themselves at risk for as a result of their diet. Personally I have never taken advantage of monitoring my daily activity and diet. This most likely is because I have always had a routine created for me to follow through my athletics, but this nutrition analysis assignment forced me to actually record my daily habits. Now that I have done it I can see firsthand all of the benefits that come with monitoring daily routines, and after analyzing my diet and activity I can say that there are some positives and negatives to evaluate. After looking over my nutrition data I found a few things that surprised me, yet made me pretty happy. To see that my daily intake achieved the recommended amount of carbohydrates, proteins, fiber and fat is good to know. Realistically though it’s safe to say that I know for a fact that I receive the recommended number of carbs and proteins daily. On the other hand, I honestly thought that my diet would be relatively low in fat and fiber. Fiber has been something that I have worried about for some time, especially since I have struggled with properly maintaining an adequate amount of fiber in my diet. Recently my doctor diagnosed me with diverticulosis after I was…

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