3 Day Diet Analysis Paper

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3-Day Diet Analysis

Nutrition
07/21/13

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My current eating habits are not very good. I am well aware of this, and my excuse is that I am a father of two that works full time, attends online college part time, has a dad that is very medically involved and children that are in sports, and I have recently joined a gym that I try to attend three nights a week. My life is very rushed and busy all the time. After filling out my super tracker report, and viewing my results, I have to say that I was not surprised. It looks as though I haven’t consumed enough vitamins in the last three days and I am over the recommended guidelines on the fat and saturated fats. My serving sizes are usually
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My reason for saying that is that I do know how to eat healthy and how to shop healthy, just seems that I don’t have much time to do so. I have a history of diabetes in my family and also heart disease and high cholesterol and high blood pressure. I have recently realized that I don’t want to get sick. I have started going to the local gym three times a week, which is great for me, and I feel great after doing this, but I still find it hard to eat healthy. My water intake is about 3 liters a day, which I am very proud to say that I have stuck to for quite some time, but I love food. I realize that with my recent change in exercise plan and my recognition on needing to eat more fruits and veggies and getting away from fried foods, that I not only will feel better for myself, but also for my children and be a better example to them. I want more energy as well, so I know that I must boost the amount of veggies that I am including within my diet to assist with that. My doctor also recently requested that I boost my vitamin D by including the supplement in my diet. I have noticed a big difference in my energy level since I have started doing this. Since exercising regularly, I had lab work done, and have noticed a decrease in my cholesterol levels which was fantastic news. I have to say that I have been doing well with my food choices, but with the last three days, it was the weekend, and I didn’t do so well. I am a bit embarrassed of my choices over the

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