Nutritional Assessment Case Study

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Evaluation The changes that the student implemented helped make the student more conscious about the foods that he eats. It also motivated him to make an effort to include more whole grains in his diet. The super tracker was difficult for the student to follow because it did not have some of the exact foods he ate. The actual food he ate may have had different kcal and nutrient counts. It also did not take into affect the active lifestyle the student lives, which affect kcal and vitamin needs. Although, less kcals may be good for some people, this is not the case for Student. By limiting the size of protein foods, cholesterol and fats were reduced. This knowledge will be used in the future but for now while student is active, he will focus on getting the right amount of protein for an active young male. In order to meet the recommendations …show more content…
She is 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. She has a BMI of 17.8, which is considered underweight (CDC). Her meals are prepped at home Client’s eating habits consist of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Her time in-between meals are fairly long and she has late dinners. Dinner is also the time of day where Client eats the most. Client attends school from Monday through Friday. She ordinarily has lunch after school at McDonalds. Her learning preferences are visual/auditory. According to Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development client is in the Identity versus confusion stage (Cherry, 2010). This is the stage where the client is making the transition from childhood to adulthood between the ages of 12 to 18. This is important to the process of forming a strong identity and developing a sense of direction in life (Erikson, 1968). It is important that she receives the proper encouragement to maintain a healthy diet because now is the time she is beginning to develop her sense of self. Her habits now may stay with her for the majority of her

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