Three Day Diet Analysis

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Three day diet analysis SCI/241 11/5/2012

Staying healthy is a hard thing to do, especially when you do not really have the time or motivation to pay attention to what you eat. I have a habit of buying and eating a lot of frozen foods, which includes frozen pizzas, beer battered fish filets, Mac and cheese, and garlic bread. I also cook some boxed dinners like hamburger or tuna helper to save time on cooking. In my daily diet there are usually not a lot of fruits and vegetables in my daily diet, unless there is some kind of tomato sauce or side’s corn or mixed vegetables. When I compared the three day analysis I found out that I do not have much of a pattern in my daily diet. Sometimes I eat a large amount of grain and other times I may eat the right amount of veggies. There has been a steady amount of bad fats in my diet and this plays a huge role in why I am a little overweight. I consumed 1738 calories in a day; my diet is not at all what the Pyramid recommends. I consumed: 1 ½ ounces of grains and the target is 6 ounces, 1 ¾ cups of vegetables and the target is 2 ½ cups, no fruit and the target was 1 ½ cups, ¾ cups of dairy and the target is 3 cups, and 2 ounces of proteins and the target is 5 ounces. My diet has more fat than recommended and I have not reached the target serving sizes recommended by the Food Pyramid. I will have to do some modification to my diet in order to be healthy. I will try to cook every meal so that I can control the calorie intake, and I will have to choose healthier choices. As a father of two I have to show my kids how to eat healthy so I will look up some healthy recipes and follow the food pyramid. It has…...

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