Fast Food Restaurant Analysis
Fast Food Restaurant McDonalds
List the menu items that you frequently choose when eating a meal at this restaurant.
Guidelines for the Grocery Store Field Trip
Visit a major grocery store of our choice (Cub, Econofoods, Rainbow etc. not the Co-Op)
Complete and submit Part I-Label Reading and Part II-Price Comparison
Attach a 2-page, 1.5 line spacing
Grocery Store Field Trip
Part I Label Reading
Name of Food Item:
Name of Brand
Servings per container
Calories per serving
Calories from fat
Total fat/% daily value
Saturated fat/% daily value
Cholesterol/% daily value
Questions to consider:
1. What are the kcal values for carbohydrates, fats, and proteins? Which nutrient
provides the most energy?
Carbs: 4 kcal/g, provides most energy
Fats: 9 kcal/g
Nutrients Report 01/17/13 - 01/17/13
Your plan is based on a default 2000 Calorie allowance.
Protein (% Calories)*
10 - 35% Calories
Ch 1 Summaries
1. The flavor, texture, and appearance of foods primarily influence our food choices. Several
other factors also help determine food habits and choices: food availability and convenience;
early childhood experiences and ethnic customs; nutr
Ch 2 Summary
2.1 A healthy eating plan is based on consuming a variety of foods balanced by a moderate
intake of each food and will minimize the risk of developing nutrition-related diseases.
Nutrient density reflects the nutrient content of a food in rel
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and dry eye
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-Other cell health
-Growth development and
-Promote immune function
and resistance to bacterial
Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Debate
Are vitamin and mineral supplements safe?
Taking vitamin and mineral supplements are safe to a certain extent. There is no clear
evidence that taking supplements can hurt you when you are taking them in moderation.