Or eating some more protein, such as steak or fish. I could not eat as much oils that are fatty. I could cut down on the amount of candy I eat in a day. I could also stop drinking so much pop and breakfast pizza that has tons of calories and saturated fat in it. To sum it up, I should eat a more healthy diet and try to work out more to get fit.
Instead of munching on chips and cookies, I could eat crunchy food such as cashews, veggie chips, trail mix, and baked chips. At restaurants, I can choose the salad option instead of the soup because there are more vegetables in
I love seafood as well so I know seafood would not be a problem. I consume meats, poultry, and eggs such as, hamburgers, ground beef with spaghetti or tacos, and eggs. I also, like to eat cashews and pecans so I could add more of those to my diet. I usually get whole milk, but with the milk group, I need to get fat free or 1%. I could also start
I tend to eat a lot of chicken as well. On a regular basis, I see that I tend to eat if I may around 3x the DRI as my diet consists of eggs and bacon in the morning some sort of meat for lunch if it being hotdogs, chicken, pork, or back to eggs like an egg salad sandwich which also has mayo in it. I tend to associate healthy fats when it comes to eating my proteins which include avocado oil or olive oil when I cook my foods, cheese plays a big part in my eating when it comes to tacos or sandwiches. Sometimes in the morning I tend to just eat eggs as my breakfast knowing that it contains healthy fats. I like grilling even though in one of the forums it mentions it’s bad for you especially when the fat juices drip onto the coals or flames it then rises exposing unhealthy gasses that move to the food.
One way that I can modify my diet is by adding more nutrient rich foods. Cut out junk foods including chips, candy, cookies, cakes and other unhealthy snacks. I can also instead of going too fast food restaurants make a salad, or make healthy lean cuisine dinners that contain all of the food groups. Eating fruits can also be a way to ensure I am getting the nutrients that I need. I could fix a cup of my favorite fruits which is pineapples and strawberries, I should also make sure that the fruits are fresh and do not have any added sugars or preservatives.
The three changes that I can make in my diet to increase my vitamin A intake will be to make a fruit salad compose of slices of mango with cantaloupe melon and dried Apricots or slices of sweet potato baked. Too I can make juice of carrots or I can make a smoothie of mango, cantaloupe melon, and carrots instead of drinking soda. By making these three changes in my diet I will raise my vitamin A intake. Then, in order to improve my vitamin K intake I can add to my diet pasta with spinach, tomato, and broccoli I can eat it at lunch instead of eating chips or candies. I can also, make a salad compo... ... middle of paper ... ...ings me to school a bag of sunflower seeds as a snack.
Throughout the day when I grab snacks instead of going for the high calorie, high fat, and low fiber vending machine options, I can pack whole grain crackers, trail mix, and granola bars. For lunch and dinner, I can add fresh fruit to my meals such as grapefruit, berries, pineapple, and watermelon. The next nutrient I would like to improve on is calcium. My target value is 1300 mg and the average I ate was 935 mg. In class we discussed how osteoporosis results from a low calcium diet and is affected by how much calcium we are consuming at a young age.
I actually really like fruits and vegetables so I can’t have excuses, I just really need to keep it in mind and make an effort, as explained in number 2. Secondly, I think I should plan healthy snacks to eat between meals. This will prevent me from binging on processed foods and help me never being extremely hungry before meals. Thirdly, I will try to incorporate more milk and alternatives in my eating habits, because I think it’s a group I often neglect. To do so, I will start drinking soy or almond milk and eat
My consumption of fiber was about half of the recommended at 13.64 grams of the 25 grams. My carbohydrates are pretty well of but I think I need to watch my intake of carbs, but fiber is what I need to start taking in. I want to eat about 80 grams of fruit a day I will also try to eat fruits that are high in fiber like bananas for example which are also a great source of potassium. The report suggested it would be better to replace white bread with whole grain which is also a great way to get more fiber into my diet and its no trouble at all just siply changing the style of bread. Research online shows that whole grains will keep me full for longer periods of time.