Dietary Analysis Of My Diet

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This project allowed me to realize that my diet is very erratic most days. I believe some of this is because I live in a dorm and I have to use my meal plan. I am very picky eater so that does not help in my erratic diet. I notice many times that I eat because I am bored. Also, I need to eat while I study to stay focused. My meal plan shows the mental and emotional state that I felt before and after I ate the meal. I believe this is a very important aspect of the dietary analysis because it shows how you feel and what you ate while you were feeling that way. I noticed a trend that when I was very stressed that I would eat very unhealthy. I believe that when I am stressed I eat unhealthy food thinking it will make me feel better, however I …show more content…
A vegetable I could include in my diet to make sure I am getting the adequate amount of vitamin A are carrots. I picked this food because I enjoy eating carrots as a snack or with dinner. This would be easy to add to my daily diet because I could include the carrots for a snack or even for dinner. A food I could add to make sure I am meeting my vitamin b12, choline, and riboflavin intakes are eggs. I enjoy eating eggs for breakfast, but it is very hard to get to the cafeteria before they stop making eggs. This would be realistic if I could wake up early to go and get breakfast before class starts. A fruit that I could add to my diet to meet the criteria for vitamin C are strawberries. I picked this fruit because I enjoy eating strawberries for breakfast or as a snack. A food I could add to my diet to incorporate both vitamin K and folate is a salad. I enjoy eating the mixed blend that has romaine lettuce and spinach. This would be perfect in my diet because I tend to eat a lot of salad for lunch and dinner. A snack I could add to my diet so I can meet the niacin and vitamin E daily intake are peanuts. I picked this food because I enjoy eating peanuts as a snack while I am studying. This would be realistic to add to my diet because I could cut out the sugary snacks I eat while I study. One way I could add more thiamin to my diet is …show more content…
I am very picky eater so sometimes it is hard to find foods that I enjoy eating, but in the last year I have expanded my diet. I have also noticed since being at college for 2 years now my diet has gone downhill. When I was in high school, I considered myself very healthy and I did not eat that much fast food because my parents would make dinner every night. At colleges it is very easy to drive across the street and get something quick at Chick-fil-A. After this experience, I am going try to eat better and be more mindful of what food I am putting in my

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