Sally’s information:Height: 1.60mWeight: 72 kgResting HR: 75Resting Blood Pressure: 135/85Waist circumference: 80cmSally does not have breakfast as she feels that there is no point in eating if she’s not hungry of a morning;however, she will grab a coffee on her way to work. Lunch might be sushi or a chicken and salad sandwich anddinners are takeaway meals. She tries to drink water but sometimes gets a can of coke with dinner. She hasn’texercised in over a year and is feeling she lacks energy, motivation and happiness within herself.a)Explain the adverse effectsof Sally’s poor nutritional habits.Poor nutrition habits will serious health issues to Sally some of which has started manifesting. For instant the lack of energy she feels is an outcome of poor eating habits she has fostered. Additionally, bad eating habits will yield to uncontrolled eating habits that will yield to obesity, and health complications like hypertension and other chronic disease(Hesketh et al., 2005). Shelly’s habit of eating food with little nutrient content is the cause of the plummeted energy level. This is because the energy production is a product of proteins and the carbohydrates present in the meal. Thus, this makes sally lack motivation, energy and happiness. b)Based on the Australian Dietary Guidelines, Sally should strive and eat foods that give her energy and which arerich in proteins and complex carbohydrates a combination that will motivate her and meet the body requirements(Spiteri & Moraes, VC003 College of Sports & Fitness – Assessment Cover Sheet 22-06-2017International College of Capoeira Pty Ltd trading as ’College of Sports & Fitness’ ABN 90 125 114 730/ Registered Training Organisation 91345/ CRICOS Provider Code 03057C
SISSSCO307 Provide nutrition information to athleteseducate Sally by making three suggestions to improving her eating habits.2015).Similarly, Sally should have a regular eating time and should not skip any meal and desist from consuming junk.Moreover, She should ensure she has a fruit with her in case a day becomes so busy. In this regard she will consume the fruit which is an excellent source of energy unlike the junk food.e)We know from the information above that Sally is feeling a lack of energy and motivation. (i)Explain the concept of metabolismMetabolism is the route through which the body transforms food ordrinks ingested into energy. During this biochemical process the calories in the food ingested is oxidised to release energy needed for optimal body functioning. (ii)What are three factors you believe are affecting Sally’s metabolism?Poor nutrition practices where sally is eating junk food.Lack of exercise is another contributing factor.Mental happiness f)Comment on Sally’s attitude to her current eating habits and explain how a change in her attitude would benefit herphysical and mental healthEating a balanced diet will be beneficial to sally. In this regard, if sally focuses on eating a balance diet comprising of energy food, vitamins and proteins she will not only have the physical strength required but also a achieve mental peace. This shift will ensure that she now strive at physical activities which will stimulate her brain atthe same time.
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