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Project%202%20%20Directions - FN 30300 PROJECT 2 Fall 2010...

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FN 30300 PROJECT 2 Fall 2010 DUE DATE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 25 I. Meal Tracking Worksheets and Activity Records Use the 3-day meal tracking worksheet and activity records you completed for Project 1 to analyze your nutrient intake and energy expenditure with MyPyramid Tracker. Follow the directions listed below. II. Beginning MyPyramid Tracker Go to the MyPyramid web site: http://www.mypyramid.gov. Click on "MyPyramid Tracker." (left-hand side of page) Complete the New User Registration. Select a user ID and password to access the site. (Be sure to remember your ID and password. This will be needed later in the semester.) Click on Submit. Type in the information requested for your Personal Profile. For "Entry Date", type in the date for Day 1 of your three day food record. III. Analysis of Meal Tracking Worksheets Click on "Proceed to Food Intake." Enter each of the food items and beverages eaten on Day 1 of your Meal Tracking Worksheet. From the list that appears, select the closest match to the food or beverage you consumed by clicking on the "Add" button. The selected food/beverage will appear on the right-hand side of the screen. Once all of the food and beverages for Day 1 have been entered, click on "Select Quantity." The "Select Quantity" icon is located on the right-hand side of the page. For each food or beverage listed, select the serving size and type in the number of servings consumed. After typing in all of the information regarding the serving sizes and number of servings for the foods and beverages for the entire day, click on "Print Food Record." Be sure to print the food record before going on to the next step . Write your name and "Day 1" at the top of the printout. Next, click on "Save and Analyze." From the page titled "Analyze Your Food Intake,” click on "Calculate Nutrient Intakes from Foods." Print the report. Write your name and "Day 1" at the top of the printout. IV. Analysis of Activity Records From the "Analyze Your Food Intake" page, click on the icon for Physical Activity. (located at the top of the page). On the Physical Activity Tool page, select the Condensed Option.
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For each of the “additional” activities listed on your activity record for Day 1, select an activity type from the drop-down box. Click the “Select” button. From the Activity Descriptions in the box below the Activity Type, select the appropriate activity description and click the “add activity” button. Enter each “additional” activity from day 1 of your activity record. The selected activity will appear on the right-hand side of the screen. Once all of the activities for Day 1 have been entered, click on "Select Duration." The "Select Duration" icon is located on the right-hand side of the page. For each activity listed, type in the number of minutes you were involved in the activity. After
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