3 day dietary analysis 1

  • Be sure to answer ALL parts of each question (there are eleven questions).
  • Show all of your calculations.
  • Include all questions with your answers.
  1. Write down EVERYTHING you ate and drank for THREE consecutive days (5 points):
  1. How many servings (ounces) of foods high in carbohydrates (include both simple and complex) did you consume?
    • Write them out.
    • How many grams of carbs did you consume?
    • Calculate the total calories of carbs you consumed. Show your work!
    • Is it within the AMDR? Explain. (5 points)
  1. How many servings (ounces) of protein did you consume?
    • Write out all of the foods that were high in protein.
    • How many grams of protein did you consume?
    • Calculate the total calories of protein you consumed.
    • Was it within the AMDR for Protein? Explain. (5 points)
  1. How much fat did you consume? Write it out.
    • What type of fat was it (saturated fat, trans fat, healthy oils, etc.)?
    • How many grams of fat did you consume?
    • Calculate the total calories of fat you consumed.
    • Was it within the AMDR for fat? Explain. (5 points)
  1. How many servings (cups/ounces) of fruits and vegetables did you consume? Write it out. Were you surprised? Why or why not? Explain. (4 points)
  1. How many servings (cups/ounces) of foods that are good sources of iron (e.g., meats, cereals enriched with iron, dark leafy vegetables) did you consume? Explain. (4 points)
  1. How many cups (ounces) of fluid did you drink?
    • How many of these cups of fluid were water only?
    • List AND describe all beverages consumed. (3 points)
  1. Based on the recommendations of the Food Guide Pyramid (https://www.cnpp.usda.gov/sites/default/files/archived_projects/FGPPamphlet.pdf (Links to an external site.)), and the USDA’s https://www.choosemyplate.gov/ (Links to an external site.) how does your diet match the recommendations? (5 points)
  1. What could you do to more closely match the recommendations? Explain in detail. (5 points)
  1. Was the ChooseMyPlate site difficult to use? Would you use it again? What did you like/dislike about it? What are the advantages/disadvantages of using a program like this? (5 points)
  1. There are several nutrition and fitness apps available today. Would you be more likely to use a phone app instead? Why or why not? If so, name and describe the app. (4 points)