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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
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Unformatted text preview: serving sizes simply by looking at them. After completing the visual reality exercise, answer the questions below. 1. How well did you do? Were you generally in agreement with the quiz? I liked the quiz but it never really gave me the feedback I expected I wanted to know if the answers were correct or not but it would tell me how much I would be putting into my body far as calories and fats. 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? If you know what your eating and know how much of it that you need to eat by learning all the nutrients and knowing labels and what they stand for I can allow myself to maintain a healthy diet. SCI/162...
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