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Kim Chin FSN 344 Summary Statement As my reference patient, I used my age, sex, height, weight, and activity level. I am 21 years old, Female, 5’2”, 115 pounds, and I put moderate activity level. For the specific day that I chose for the assortment of food, it was a total of 3319 calories, while the recommended amount for this patient would be 2280 calories. Another negative was the amount of fat intake that day, there was 140 grams compared to the needed 71 grams. This day had an excess amount of protein; it had 176 grams compared to the recommended 42 grams. The amount of carbohydrates was very similar to the recommended (112% of the recommended amount). There was a good amount of B vitamins in the meals that day. Especially in Niacin, there is a recommended amount of 14 grams, but there was 46 grams for that day. There was a recommended amount of 75 mg of vitamin C, but there was 340 mg for that day. This helps immensely with the immune
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Unformatted text preview: system but does not reach the upper level of 2000 mg. There was also a good amount of Calcium to help with bone health. There was 1857 mg compared to the 1000 mg recommended amount. On the other hand, there was a large amount of unneeded Sodium. There was 9104 mg compared to the recommended 2300 mg. This could be from the grilled cheese, bbq chicken wings, corn bread, black bean chili with tofu, spaghetti with meatballs, or tomato soup. In re-doing this menu, I would try very hard to keep the Sodium low. There was also a problem with the amount of water. The recommended amount is to have 2700 g of water for this patient, but she would only receive 2120 g that day. I may edit this menu to include water throughout the day. But overall, this menu fulfilled many of the daily requirements of Carbohydrates, Protein, Fats and vitamins and minerals....
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course FSN 344 taught by Professor Watabe during the Spring '11 term at Cal Poly.

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