more and take in more calories.
Consuming a high amount of fat also carries on many
health risks as well.
High total fat intake contributes to heart disease and some
researchers even believe it contributes to certain types of cancers.
High amounts of fat
also lead to high blood cholesterol levels and weight gain.
My fat content comes from all
of the foods I ate, but mostly comes from all the greasy pizza and processed foods that I
Other nutrients that I saw that were quite high in my diet were protein,
carbohydrates, saturated fats, monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, omega 3,
omega 6, vitamin C, niacin, folate, phosphorus, iron, selenium, and sodium.
these nutrients has different health concerns that occur when too much are consumed.
However, there were only a few nutrients that I was over the Tolerable Upper Intake
Level on some days.
Those nutrients include Niacin, Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium,
Iron, and Selenium.
One nutrient that I consumed a lot of in my diet was protein.
Proteins are large,
complex molecules found in the cells of all living things.
Proteins contribute to cell
growth, repair, and maintenance, act as enzymes and hormones, help maintain electrolyte
balance, serve as an energy source, and help to maintain a strong immune system.
Proteins are essential to every diet, but too much can lead to high cholesterol.