My Diet I Have Many Good Days And Many Bad Days Essay

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In my diet I have many good days and many bad days. Some days I get well rounded meals and some days my meals are quick and easy. I have learned that my quick and easy meals are not going to get me to my goal weight unless I want to lose weight. For the 3 days I chose to record I saw that those easy meals are leading me to having many deficiencies. If I keep eating like I did I will have deficiencies of Fiber, Calcium, Potassium, Copper, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, and Choline. To improve my diet in these areas I can eat things that are high in each mineral/vitamin.
I have done a good job eating whole grains, beans, starchy vegetables and fruits because I have carbohydrates best covered with the 3 days of meals. I have a tendency to eat when I have time. Since I don’t have a lunch hour this semester I normally eat a late breakfast, late lunch and late dinner. Sometimes I skip a lunch and just have a snack, but that is not something I should do. When I do have a day where I eat really well I am not very hungry the next day leading to a lower calorie intake that day. I know my body needs proteins so I make sure I eat something that is high in protein each day. I don’t always like to eat meats so I know that I can get my protein from peanut butter, and chickpeas for example. I am definitely meeting my carbohydrate balance because I eat a great deal of carbs. Some sources of carbohydrates in my diet are sweets, like cake and candy. A…

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