My Protein Intake For My 3 Day Diet Essay

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During this assignment I am going to record my protein intake for my 3 day diet analysis. I am going to document the foods that gave me most protein during my 3 day analysis. On day 1 I had Scrambled Eggs with Milk and Butter which contained 18.28 grams of protein, frozen pepperoni pizza with 16.37 grams, and a hot dog wiener with 6.98 grams of protein. On day 2 I had an Ensure plus with 13 grams of protein, and fried vegetable rice with 8.13 grams of protein. On day 3 I had a hot pocket with ham and cheese that had 11.72 grams of protein, Stouffer’s Chicken Alfredo with 19 grams, and Baked Macaroni and Cheese with 13.3 grams of protein. The total grams of protein consumed for my 3 day average was 107.91 grams of protein.
Moreover, the total amount of protein consumed during my 3 day analysis was 107.91. Compared to the protein recommendation of 74.78 grams of day, I am not consuming enough protein. On an average day I consume 37.97 grams of protein, which is significantly under the recommended DRI. The recommended AMDR is 10%-35% of kilocalories. Which is a daily requirement based on 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram body weight (Page 184). During my 3 day analysis my AMDR was 16%, which equals to 144 kcalories consumed.
Additionally, my current weight is 217 lbs. In order to find out how much protein a person my weight have to consume I had to do a little math. Firstly, I divided my weight of 217 lbs. by 2.2lb, and I got 98 kg. In addition, I then multiplied my answer of…

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