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Axia College Material Appendix C How Much Am I Actually Eating? For many people, the most difficult part about following a diet is understanding what constitutes a serving size. How many servings of meat are you actually getting in that double cheeseburger? The dietary guidelines are relatively easy to follow once you establish a frame of reference for serving sizes. Do your definitions of serving size differ from those of your friends, the restaurant around the corner, or your dining hall? Do you need to make some adjustments? Learning to do so goes a long way toward helping one live a healthful life. Go to the following Web site to examine your visual reality about serving sizes: . Follow the instructions and check your visual reality. You will learn to read food labels and eventually be able to determine standard serving sizes simply by looking at them. After completing the visual reality exercise, answer the
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Unformatted text preview: questions below. 1. How well did you do? Were you generally in agreement with the quiz? I did fairly decent, and on some things I wasn’t. The things such as the ice cream were unrealistic as far as thinking that would be a serving size. In todays society that wouldn’t enough of a treat for me or anyone else. There are things I do agree on such as the meat, I believe that 3 pieces displayed of the roast beef is more than enough for one individual. 2. How do you think having a better understanding of serving sizes may help you monitor the amount of saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories in your diet? By having a better understanding of the serving sizes and the fats that are inside of them, you will be able to maintain a healthier diet and lifestyle. This doesn’t just apply to fats though, sodium and sugar are a big issue as well. SCI/162...
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