Assignment 1 Questions
The areas in which I was lacking were Calories, Total Fat, Saturated Fat, Mono Fat, Poly
Fat, Cholesterol, Carbohydrates, Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin B12, Folate, Calcium,
The foods that I could add to bring up my RDA in these categories are as follows:
Calories – peanut butter, cheese, butter, and sour cream.
Total Fat – desserts, salad dressing, pizza, hamburger.
Saturated Fat – bacon, chicken, milk, and pork.
Monounsaturated Fat – olive oil, avocados, and nuts.
Polyunsaturated Fat – macadamia nuts, cheese, and butter.
Cholesterol – eggs, cheese, chicken, and beef.
Carbohydrates – Potatoes, corn, pasta, and bread.
Dietary Fiber – beans, fruit, broccoli, and bread.
Protein – beef, chicken, fish, and eggs.
Vitamin B12 – salmon, fortified breakfast cereals, and beef.
Folate – spinach, rice, peas, and broccoli.
Calcium – Milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream.
Phosphorus – dairy products, meat, and fish.