sci162r3_Appendix_C[1] week 2 assignment

sci162r3_Appendix_C[1] week 2 assignment - questions below....

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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 pretty good. The only thing I didnt agree with was the amount of ice cream. I myself would have two servings of ice cream. 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? Having a better understanding when it comes to serving size, will make me look at my food before I eat. I have a tiny problem with butter. I love it! Reading what I have read and seeing what I have watched, I realized I over do it with butter. Now learning what serving sizes actually are, and reading my butter bowl. I have now decided to use measuring spoons when using butter. Overall I think doing this will help me monitor the amount of fat, cholesterol, and calorie intake. SCI/162...
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