bio food pyrimid - Justin vanMelle Bio 103 The food I chose...

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Justin vanMelle Bio 103 The food I chose to use was Kraft’s Easy Mac. I picked this because it is an easy food for kids in college to make and eat, and I also enjoy it. The first five ingredients in Easy Mac are: enriched macaroni product, wheat flour, durum wheat flour, glyceryl monostearate, niacin, ferrous sulfate. The ingredients show that it is not partially hydrogenated, so that it really doesn’t have any trans fats. While observing the nutrition facts, the macaroni does have 23% of the daily needed value of sodium. This seems very high, as it is about ¼ of the daily value needed. Easy Mac seems to be a decent food for a snack or lunch, but not a great way to get all needed nutrients. Food processing is done by: canning, freezing or anything else that alters its original state to help extend the foods life, and make for safe to eat (“The Benefit of Eating Organic Whole Foods” 1). When food gets processed it can turn a food that is healthy to a food that isn’t healthy for you. Some foods will have excess amounts of
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course BIO 80 taught by Professor Cymbola during the Winter '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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