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Axia College Material Appendix E Create-A- Diet This activity demonstrates how to select a healthful food regime. Go to www.nhlbi.nih.gov/cgi-bin/ chd/diet.cgi to begin the activity. Select foods from a variety of choices and then review a report on how closely you were able to match your intake goals for saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, and calories. After analyzing the nutritional value of your typical daily diet, describe the areas in which you need improvement by answering the questions below. 1. Is your fat intake too high? Surprisingly, yes. I try to eat healthy and share the cooking and food preparations with my wife, ensuring a healthy menu. I am over my estimated daily maximum of total fat, 116-100, however, and saturated fat, 44.4-20. My cholesterol is 215-200. 2. Is your overall calorie intake too high or too low? I am not a “calorie watcher”, but I do have a general awareness of how many calories I need, or should consume. So, therefore, I wasn’t too surprised to discover that I was
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Unformatted text preview: right on target with my calorie intake. On average, I am taking in 3002 calories of my 3000 daily recommended calories. 3. What are the steps you could take to improve your diet? After analyzing my results and discovering that my calorie intake is on target, yet my cholesterol and fat intake is too high, I have come to the conclusion that I do not need to change how much I eat, but, what I eat. I do know that I could use a little more fresh greens and vegetables and fresh fruit in my diet. I do not get enough of those. Some of the foods that I eat are high in fat and cholesterol, therefore, one of the things that I could do is change the way that I prepare and cook them to help reduce some of the total fat and cholesterol in those foods. For instance, using canola oil or olive oil instead of butter or lard, and grilling, broiling, or baking instead of pan frying or deep fat frying. I am constantly looking for tasty and healthy choices for a healthier and happier diet. SCI/162...
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2011 for the course SCI 162 taught by Professor Ebonywardlaw during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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