The last goal I have for myself is to watch my intake of fats. Fats are another essential part of a daily diet, but luckily for me, I normally end up eating just the right amount of fats. So, as the last step in my goal of maintaining a well-balanced diet and a healthy weight, I am going to try to make sure that my intake of fats will continue to be just the right amount. There are numerous ways to maintain a healthy life style, and this is just one of them. Keeping a food diary has been most beneficial and allowed me to see my need for more proteins and realize that carbohydrates are something that I need to continue to watch.
That’s why its important to find the perfect diet where there is just enough intake of everything essential for our body to function healthier. As I have stated previously, there are many ways that I can improve my current diet, one of them being to decrease my fat intake. Another way I can improve my eating habit is to start cooking more. When I cook for myself I have more control of what ingredients are present; one example is the sodium intake if I were to make my own food I have the control of how much salt I use in my food. Also I definitely need to increase my mineral and vitamin intake as they are crucial to our daily function.
Over the two days, I needed to increase my vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E, folate, and potassium consumption. There are a variety of foods that could be easily added to my daily diet that can help to increase the areas where I am lacking in vitamins and minerals. This dietary assessment has taught me a lot about my own eating habits and has inspired me to modify them for a healthier lifestyle. Probably the biggest change I will make after having done this project is to increase my intake of vegetables and fruits.
Being aware of what you put into your body is the main way to which someone stays healthy. I will be discussing my carbohydrate, lipids and proteins as well as comparing them to the guidelines and discussing what I’ve learned about my own personal diet and physical activity and how I can change my diet with behavior modifying strategies which could reduce my risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. When comparing my carbohydrate intake it exceeds the recommended daily allowance of 45% to 65% of my total calories. The first guideline for carbohydrates is to limit the consumption of refined grains which I need to do because I ingest more refined grains than I should. The second guideline is increase vegetable and fruit intake which
Go foods that provides energy such as bread rice and any other foods that primarily provides carbohydrates. But, food might not only sustain life, it can also give particular disease if you had the wrong selection. Knowledge about food nutrition and proper selection is too pricey to disregard. The key to have a better and healthy lifestyle is to consume a variety of foods at the right amount to meet your body’s calorie needs. Eating with a healthy meal plan will show you how much you need from each food group I gave you above to sustain your body with the daily nutrients intake that promote not only good health but longer lives.
As for myself I need to look closer at the amounts of sodium in the foods that I am eating on a daily basis to maintain a good level of sodium. Taking in too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and possible heart disease. To me this is an important for my health in the long run because I want to live a long and healthy live. As for my diet in a whole I need to focus more on taking in more fiber, and taking in less sodium these are the major weakness throughout my diet. Another weakness in my diet I feel is the amounts of vitamins I need to take in.
Nutritious and healthy eating offers vitality to capacity for the duration of the day and advertises rest. Great eating regimen is obliged to perform your everyday exercises. Sugars, Fats and proteins are a portion of the supplements that give vitality to your body. Then again, the body needs vitamins and minerals to use and additionally change over the vitality. When you eat less carbs that does not hold the obliged vitamins and minerals it can bring health issues.
According to the three-day nutritional report, my RDA intake is not accordingly to a desirable nutrition; I have deficiencies under micronutrients as well as macronutrients. In order to understand this procedure, I decided to break everything down by discussing all of the nutrients that fall below 80%. The goal is to recognize the factors that are affecting a desirable nutrition as well as to identify the food groups that will improve my nutritional health. Note: The DRI values are modify in my diet due to an attempt to lose weight. The usual intake of calories for a person like me would be 2200kcal/day, but the recommended calorie intake to lose 2lb a week would be 1669.73 calories per day.
My second day, however was a little lower than I usually eat. For my carbohydrates, I was recommended 130g as my target. For my average eaten carbohydrates I consumed 334 grams. Since becoming vegan, I have done a lot of search on nutrient and how to probably eat and make sure I am getting everything I need. Before becoming vegan I always had a negative view of carbs because people who were giving weight loss advice said that carb were the enemy when it comes to losing weight.
I would like to overcome my deficiencies in magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and vitamin D. Due to Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome I have dangerously low blood pressure therefore I need to increase my salt intake. I want to be able to walk around while food shopping, be able to use the stair case at least two dozen times a day, and strength my