Essay on 3 day food intake

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Recorded intake of protein, carbohydrates, and lipids

Protein day 1: 108 grams - Carbohydrates day 1. 102 - Lipids
Protein day 2:
Protein day 3:

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Which foods in your recorded daily intake provide protein? Which provide carbohydrate? Which provide lipids?

The foods that I recorded in the last three days that include protein are Eggs, Bacon, Tomatoes, Kale, Fish, Broccoli, protein bar and protein shakes. The foods that provided Carbohydrate are, Eggs, Tomatoes, fish oil dietary supplement pills, Broccoli, Kale, Protein Shake and Protein Bar. o
Review how your recorded protein, carbohydrate, and lipid intake compares with the recommendations of the dietaryreference intake (DRI). If your recorded
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What happens if you eat too few carbohydrates? What happens if you eat too few lipids?



Fiber intake ranges o Does your fiber total meet 100% of the recommendation for you as calculated at the iProfile website?

No, according to recommendation at the iProfile website my intake should be 25g and I was only taking anywhere from 16g to 21g daily.

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Do you think your intake was too high, too low, or just right? Provide a rationale.
I think I’m a little low in my intake given that I need to consume 25g and the only way to make up the intake is to take fiber supplements for example Benefiber.

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Does your diet meet the minimum number of servings of foods from each fiber-containing group? If not, which of the fiber-containing groups—fruits and vegetables—fell short of the recommended intake?

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Which specific foods provide the most fiber in your days’ meals? Which provide the least? Identify trends in your food choices that might affect your fiber intakes.

You could find the most fiber on raspberries, figs, apple or pear with skin. Also, in vegetables like Kidney beans, cooked lentils and green peas. You could also find them in grains.
My food choices don’t have a lot of fibers therefore; I need to take fiber supplements.


Dietary modifications o Are you able to identify any patterns or trends within your diet? If so, what are they?

My patterns are pretty much the same food trough every other day, chicken or fish

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