My Healthy Eating Plan

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1 My Healthy Eating Plan Jade Anderson University of Phoenix Nutrition SCI/241
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My Healthy Eating Plan I had a baby four years ago. Four years is a long time, but I can tell you that I still have not been able to take that baby weight off. I started eating whatever I wanted when I was pregnant because I felt it was my right as a pregnant woman. The problem with that mentality is that once you start eating unhealthy foods, you begin to love them. You begin to get addicted to them, and at some point, I just could not stop myself. Food has become one of my biggest vices in life, and it is far past time that I do something about the unhealthy way I am living. It is not a good example for my children, and I cannot let this cycle pass onto them. That is why I am really glad to be taking this Nutrition class. It has already given me some good insight on what I need to do to take the extra pounds off. After visiting the MyPyramid web site, I created a good plan that would work for my height and weight. It is based on a 1800 calorie diet, and I plan to give it a really good shot. This plan includes what food groups I should be eating, their serving sizes, and the amount of exercise I should be getting each day. Needless to say, I have been given a plan that I am truly going to try to follow. My diet now doesn’t include nearly enough whole grains. In my MyPyramid healthy eating plan, I am instructed to consume 6 ounces of grains a day. Three of those ounces should be whole grains. Some good sources for grain would be bread, crackers, rice or pasta. The difference between whole grains and refined grains is a simple one. Whole grains still have all of the right nutrients such as bran, endosperm, and germ (Scholten, A.; 2009). These are nutritional and are apparently important to my healthy eating plan. In my current diet, I do eat plenty of
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2010 for the course SCI 241 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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