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Nutritional Self-Assessment 1. My training goal involves exercising 4-5 days per week. I plan to work-out at a medium- level intensity doing activities including: walking, elliptical machines, and playing basketball. I want to be at an exercise level that will maintain my current weight. My energy balance shows that I should be consuming a small amount of calories more per day because my energy balance is slightly in the negative numbers. 2. My average daily calorie consumption was 2134.6 calories. 46% of those came from carbohydrates, 21% came from proteins, and 34% came from fats. Carbohydrates should be 45-65% of daily calories, proteins should be 15-25%, and fats should be 20-35%. My current percentages all fall in the appropriate ranges and keep me on track for my training goal and general health recommendations. I may want to raise my carbohydrate intake and lower my fat intake a bit, though, because each of those are on the borderline of the recommended percentages. 3. My average total fat intake was 736.9 calories from fat per day. 46% of my fat calories came from saturated fat, 31% came from monounsaturated fat, and 11% came from polyunsaturated fat. I would estimate that I have a medium intake of trans fat based on my food choices. My average cholesterol intake was 239.6 mg per day. Saturated fat should account for less than 10% of total daily calories. I need to decrease my saturated
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PHED 204 taught by Professor Lafountaine during the Fall '07 term at CSB-SJU.

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