Questions For Each Nutrient Listed Below Essay

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1. Complete the following questions for each nutrient listed below. Answer a, b, c and d for protein and then move onto carbohydrates and the other nutrients. (50pts)

Protein
Carbohydrates
Fat
Saturated Fat
Calcium
Iron folate vitamin B12 fiber Sodium.

How much of the nutrient did you consume (in grams, calories, IU, micrograms, etc.) What is the RDA/DRI for that nutrient? What was the percentage of the RDA that you consumed? If you were under or over 100 %, would it be advisable to change your diet with regard to this nutrient?

Protein: For my 3-day intake, I consumed a total of 60.01 grams of protein and the DRI for this nutrient is 67.47 grams. I consumed 89% of the DRI and since I was a little under 100%, it would be advisable to incorporate a little more protein into my diet by including foods such as eggs and a glass of milk in the morning for breakfast or consuming some type of nuts as a snack throughout the day. While still maintaining balance, I could incorporate more protein in order for me to reach that 100% mark. Carbohydrates: For my 3-day intake, I consumed a total of 139.81 grams of protein and the DRI for this nutrient is between 324-468 grams. I consumed only 43% of the lower end of the DRI range and 30% of the highest…

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