Final Project Nutitional goals and plan

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Final Project Personalized Nutrition Nutrition sci241 University of Phoenix Mark Watson November 28 2010 Kelley Gaske
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Healthy nutrition and exercise plan is one of the major keys to health and well being. Being able to balance my individual nutritional needs with physical activity gives me opportunity in developing a plan that maintains a healthy weight and prevents disease occurring. With an active daily schedule it can be challenging to follow a diet plan, but the reward of it is the overall health and illness deterrence. One of the problems I face is being predisposed to under nutrition is anemia. This disease if not managed can lead to further health risks. This paper constitute an in death preparation in order to initiate a personal nutrition and exercise plan according to a health problem nutritional needs and physical activity, difficulties to overcome while attaining the goals, and plan adjustment through different seasons and life stages. Anemia-a Nutrition Problem Have you ever felt dizzy and little energy? These are the first two of many symptoms of anemia. Most of my adult life I had anemia. Knowing that anemia can be caused by many factors. Seeking help of professionals from being a young adult, I was informed that there are the major reason for the sickness I have is the nutritional problem. Iron-deficiency anemia is caused by the lack of the iron intake. My body does not get enough iron from the foods I consume, my body does not develop red blood cells which are needed for “carrying the oxygen attached to the iron in hemoglobin (Kaslow, 2006). This is the cause of feeling dizzy and easily tired. My sickness is also related to the low level of such nutrient as folic acid. Anemia makes me feel weak and I become easily irritable also cause paleness of skin, headaches, and loss of appetite. My next step into fighting and treating anemia is to elaborate a healthy eating and exercise plan.
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Nutritional and Exercise Goals Taking MyPyramid tracker web site as a reference, I can show how food choices can influence my health concerns and why it is important to make diet and physical activity changes. This web site encouraged me to set up four major goals for achieving estimated results. Increase Iron Stores and Folate Intake Taking into consideration the Recommended Dietary Allowances for the iron intake and to better assess my usual diet intake, in order to find what the requirement for this particular nutrient is necessary for me, I reported and reviewed the iron intake over a week. The estimated average intake was below the RDA which constituted a middle level of iron deficiency. My goal
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course AAIT SCI taught by Professor Pearlman during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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