What did you learn about your eating habits while completing this assignment?
While completing this assignment I learned that my eating habits need improvement as I am not meeting the daily recommended daily servings for the 5 food groups. In addition, I am eating foods that I want and crave instead of foods that are healthy, nutritious, and hold nutritional value. For example, over the span of 2 days I realized that I have consumed quite a bit of fried food and not enough vegetables and fruits.
Furthermore, I learned that I usually begin eating healthy in the morning such as eating a bowl of Honey Bunches of Oats, a few sticks of mozzarella cheese, and a cup of orange juice or low fat milk. However, once lunch time came and I was in a rush to return back to work, I noticed that I stopped at McDonalds one day and Beef O’ Brady’s the…show more content… For example, my daily calorie goal was 1330 calories and I ate exactly 1330 calories on day one and 1250 on day 2. This is a positive element because I did not go over my caloric goal nor did I go drastically under. In addition, the general saying is that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I consumed a healthy breakfast each morning. For breakfast it is important to aim for a meal that combines good carbs, fiber, and protein in order to be energized for the rest of the day. On day 1 I ate a bowl of Honey Bunches of Oats, 3 slices of turkey bacon, mozzarella string cheese, and a cup of milk. On day 2 I ate a bowl of Honey Bunches of Oats, 2 sticks of string cheese, and a cup of orange juice. I believe this was a positive element of my dietary intake because I felt energized and could finish the work day without feeling sleepy or needing to drink an energy drink. I naturally felt refueled and energized by simply eating a healthy