Reflection Paper On Nutrition

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Over the course of this class, I have learned many new things about diet, health, and proper nutrition for a long life. Without learning these very important things, I may have just continued on my old diet, which was not healthy in the least. I have now seen a real proper diet, complete with all different food groups and everything in between. I am grateful for this class, because otherwise, I would probably still have that unhealthy diet. Nutrition taught me a lot, and I am ready now to follow all that it taught me, and I think I have the knowledge now to teach the people around me about it too.

One of the first things I learned in this class was the MyPlate daily-recommended diet. After reviewing MyPlate and its contents for the very
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My first goal is to try and eat more fish and fish products. After learning about fish and its many health benefits, I am going to order more fish plates when going out to eat. In addition to that, I will also eat at least two servings of fish per week. My next goal, after reviewing my Diet Analysis from the first week of the course, is to reduce my sodium and vitamin a intake. I will do this properly by reviewing my meals and seeing what foods are causing the high amounts of sodium and vitamin a. In addition to that, I will try new food products that include these two micronutrients. My third goal is to go to the gym more regularly throughout the week. At the moment, I am only going about once per week, and by changing that to two or three times per week, I can make a healthy change. By going to the gym more, I will also have the chance to try the different types of exercises, such as anaerobic, aerobic, and strength lifting. My fourth goal is to add more variety to my diet, which will include trying new vegetables and protein products. I will make this a reality by adding and trying vegetables I am not used to eating, such as zucchini, cauliflower, and eggplant. Also, I will add different types of nuts and cheeses to my diet to change my protein intake and to try new protein products. Lastly, my fifth goal is to continue tracking my diet. I have learned the …show more content…
It gives us the chance to review all that we have learned, while also showing us how our choices in foods relates to our lives and diets. Food and diet is one of the most important things in our lives, and by seeing how we eat and what we choose, we can make better choices. This assignment allowed me to make goals for myself, of which I am going to do, because I know it will help me in the future. Also, by reviewing all of the chapters and concepts from the class, I can remember all that I have learned. This class and assignment allowed me to see just how important nutrition is to us, and I will continue to try and make better choices regarding my diet and lifestyle. Thank you for allowing me to see the good in choosing fresh foods and new

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