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Week 2 How Much Am I Actually Eating

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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: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/chd/visualreality/visualreality.htm . 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 okay I just didn’t agree with some of the serving sizes some were not enough and some were too much. No I generally didn’t agree with the amount of ice cream or cereal they say to eat and the amount of salad dressing was way too much to eat on one salad. 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? I believe it is good to know how much saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories is in what I eat every day. I now know how to cut down on what I’m eating too much and watch my weight. I also know to go with more foods that are low fat or have no fat in them to help cut down in fats that are unhealthy when eating too much of them. SCI/162...
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