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UNIVERSITY OF TO HUMAN NUTRITION CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY SPRING 2011
ASSIGNMENT 1: MINI DIET ANALYSIS, MYPYRAMID AND THE FOOD LABEL
DUE DATE: IN SECTION THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 7
Name: ______________________ Student ID#: _____________ Section #:________________ Part A: Record your food intake for one-day. In the space provided write down everything you eat and
drink. Include the amount eaten and brand names, be as specific as you can. Estimate serving sizes to the best
of your ability. Use as much space as you need to record your intake.
Food eaten Amount eaten
(ex. 2 c, ¼ c, 1 slice etc.) Brand name Part B: Diet Analysis
• Using the iProfile analysis program, input your food and beverages. Logon to WileyPLUS. Click on
“Read, Study, Practice” and then on any ebook chapter. From there, click on iProfile 2.0: Assessing Your
Diet and Energy Balance. From here, iProfile should open. Enter in your personal profile. • Then click on the “ Food Journal” tab at the top of the page. Enter the foods you ate by searching for
the particular food you ate. Make sure you personalize the quantity of food you ate by modifying the
amount and units. Add the food to the appropriate meal or snack. If the food you ate is not in the
database you can create a new food item and enter the nutritional analysis from the food label. • Click on the “Activity Journal” tab to enter in your activity for the day. • When you have entered all the foods, click the "Reports" tab at the top of the page. On the left hand
side of the page, click and print and attach the following report types:
• "Intake Compared to DRI" (.5 pts)
“Intake Spreadsheet” (.5 pts) Attach these reports to this assignment AND bring these with you to every class period. These are
what you will use to assess your diet as the class progresses. • PLEASE PRINT 2 PAGES PER SHEET AND DOUBLE SIDED! Part C: Answer the following questions (1 pt)
A. According to "Intake Compared to DRI,",I ate MORE than the DRI for: B. According to "Intake Compared to DRI," I ate BELOW the DRI for: C. According to the “Intake spreadsheet” _____________________ food provided the most calcium
in my diet.
D. According to the “Intake spreadsheet” _____________________ food provided the most sodium in
E. According to the “Intake spreadsheet” _____________________ food provided the most iron in
F. I can improve my diet by: 1 Part D: MyPyramid (2 pt)
1. Go to mypyramid.gov. Determine the recommended diet plan for a 19-year old male who is 5 feet 10
inches, weighs 170 pounds, and is physically active 30 to 60 minutes each day. (Hint: You will need to
enter information into the “MyPyramid Plan” on the website to answer this question).
A. This person should eat how many ounces of meat and beans each day? ______________. (.5 pt)
B. Give three examples of what a one-ounce equivalent is for meat & beans. (hint: there is a page with
this information - it might be difficult to find but keep searching and you will) (.5pt) 2. There are many resources available at mypyramid.gov. Investigate the site and then describe two
resources you found useful. (1 pt) Part E: Food Label (1 pt) 1. Before a health claim can be made on a food label it must meet what requirements? As a
consumer, how will knowing these requirements help you? (.5 pt) 2. Find a food package that lists a health claim. Name the food and the health claim. Do you think
this is a healthy food? Why or why not? (0.5 pt) 2 ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course EDUCATION 190 taught by Professor Hull during the Winter '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Winter '10