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Use this nutrition analysis tool to examine your dietary choices

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Assignment

How do little changes make a big difference in our diet?

In this assignment, students will examine trends in their diets and decide on small nutritional changes they can make to improve their diet.

 

Personal Nutrition Assignment

 

Step One:

 

Track your food intake for two days. Don’t forget to include beverages and snacks.

 

Step Two:

 

Create an account at caloriecount.com (note: please use your best sense when creating an account. It is safest to not reveal personal information online. You may wish to have an “Internet Identity”)

 

Step Three:

 

Put your nutritional information into the caloriecount.com site. Once you have completed each day, do an analysis of the foods you have consumed. Enter the results below

 

Step Four: 

 

Examine the results of step Three. What are three trends you have noted in your diet?

 

Step Five:

 

Determine three small changes you can make to improve your diet,

 

Step Six:

 

Develop a plan for eating out. Make a list of three strategies you can use to make good nutritional decisions when you are eating out

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