What Was Eaten
One strawberry/chocolate flavor pop tart
One can of Diet Rite soda
One glass of water
One corned beef sandwich with two slices of wheat bread, three slices of corned beef, one slice of Swiss cheese, and 8 quarter sized pickles
One can of diet Pepsi
One small cookie dough Blizzard from Dairy Queen
One turkey sandwich consisting of two slices of wheat bread, three slices of turkey, and two slices of medium cheddar cheese
Two glasses of water
One 1/2 cup Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal
One 1/2 cup 2% milk
One Glass water
One Everything bagel
One cup chicken salad
One can Diet Pepsi
Pancakes — plain cup hash browns slice Canadian Bacon
One Fried Egg
One can Sierra Mist
Four glasses water
What Was Entered
Kellogs Pop Tart Strawberry (1)
Coke Diet Cola Soda (8 oz)
Tap water (8 oz)
Wheat Bread (2 slices)
Land O’Frost Deli Style Thin Sliced Corned Beef (5 oz)
Swiss Cheese (1 oz)
Claussen Kosher Mini Dill Pcickes (4 pieces)
Pepsi Diet Cola Soda (8 oz)
Dairy Queen Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Blizzard Small
Wheat Bread (2 slices)
Turkey or Chicken Breast Prepackaged or Deli (4 oz)
Sargento Deli Style Sliced Cheddar Cheese (1 slice)
Tap Water (16 oz)
Post Honey Bunches of Oats (.5 C)
Reduced Fat Milk 2% (.5 C)
Tap Water (8 oz)
Dunkin Donuts Everything Bagel (4.5 oz)
Chicken Salad (1C)
Diet Pepsi (12 fl oz)
Plain Pancakes (2 items)
Jack in the Box Hash Browns (1 svg)
Pork Canadian Style Bacon, Cured, Grilled (.5 sl)
Fried Egg (1 item)
Sierra Mist Soda (8 fl oz)
Tap Water (68 oz)
Day 3 cup 2% milk cup Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal
One glass water
Two slices wheat bread
Three slices deli turkey
One can Diet Peps
Three cans Diet Pepsi
Two Cans Root Beer
One Iced Tea
Reduced fat milk 2% (.5c)
Post Honey Bunches of Oats (.5c)
Tap water (8 oz)
Wheat bread (2 slices)
Turkey or chicken breast, prepackaged or Deli (4 oz.)
Sargento deli style sliced sharp cheddar cheese (1 sl)
Pepsi Diet Cola Soda (8 fl oz)
Ground beef regular, fried, medium (.5 lb), Plain hamburger roll or bun (1 item), KRAFT Singles pasteurized process American Cheese food slices) 1 sl), Pork Bacon, Cured, Broiled, Pan Fried or Roasted (2 sl)
Pepsi Diet Cola Soda (24 fl oz)
Root Beer (16 fl oz)
NESTEA COOL Iced Tea Drink (8 fl oz)
DRI Goals as Compared With Intake
An Analysis of Four Elements
When comparing the DRI intake vs. The goals, I found that I am within my daily goals for many aspects of health. For instance, I fall within my recommended goals for total fat intake and protein intake. In several other areas, however, I have found that the intake levels are either exceeding falling short of the recommended goals. I will discuss the importance of regulating my cholesterol, fiber, vitamin C, and Vitamin D intakes because of their sheer importance to basic nutrition and health.
While my recommended allotment of cholesterol was 300 mg, my intake report showed that in three days I had exceeded that report by 16.27 mg. This development is rather concerning, since high levels of cholesterol are associated with a myriad of health problems that develop over time. Because the effects of high cholesterol are ones that take years to develop, including the hardening of arteries that can lead to heart attack and other serious cardiac diseases, the problem is especially crucial to grasp in its early stages (Schoenstadt). I believe I have exceeded my cholesterol recommendation because of the large amount of meat products that I consume, including eggs, hamburgers, and bacon. These foods are not only high in cholesterol, but also in saturated fat. In order to lower my cholesterol levels, I should begin to limit these foods. Although they may taste good, several food items exist that can serve as excellent substitutions for these foods. For example, lean meats and eggbeaters can replace the ground beef, bacon, and fried eggs I ate during these three days. In order to address the severe problem of high cholesterol, I will begin to limit my intake of these meat products that are high in cholesterol and saturated fat and replace them with leaner meats, fruits, and vegetables (“All About Lowering Cholesterol”).
A second and similarly serious problem is my under-consumption of fiber. While the dietary analysis program recommended that I consume a total of 25 grams of fiber, I am currently only consuming 4.13. Consuming too little fiber can lead to dangerous conditions involving irregular bowel movements and chronic constipation. In fact, consuming too little fiber is most often the case of both bowel problems and chronic constipation. Although this may be uncomfortable, it is potentially fatal, as people with chronic bowel problems have been more likely to experience colon cancer (Enker). In order to solve this problem, I must consume more foods that are natural sources of fiber. Also called roughage, fiber is “the portion of the plant, which is not digested by man” (Enjker). Eating these kinds of foods is important in the digestion process and the regulation of bowel movements. Because vegetables, or plants, are one of the largest sources of fiber, it is easy to see why my levels of fiber consumption were so low. I consumed no vegetables during the entire three days of this experiment. In order to change my lifestyle and increase regular digestion and bowel process, I must eat more vegetables, namely beans, potatoes, and broccoli.
In addition to Fiber, I found that I was similarly deficient in both vitamin C and vitamin D My DRI recommendations suggested that I should consume 75 mg of vitamin C and 5 micrograms of vitamin D while I was only consuming.25 mg of vitamin C and 2.02 micrograms of vitamin D Historically, a deficiency of vitamin C has been associated with a myriad of health problems, including gum disease, nosebleeds, and impaired immunity. Receiving too little vitamin C can also be associated with problems that impact daily life, such as being weak, tired, or sick with minor diseases such as a cold. Vitamin C deficiency is also related to the deadly disease of Scurvy, which was often common among sailors in the 1700s who were not able to get fresh fruit on a regular basis. Although Scurvy does not occur in great abundance in the modern era, recent cases have been documented, and symptoms, including gum bleeding and immunity problems, still occur with vitamin C deficiency issues (“Vitamin C”).
While vitamin C deficiency may cause dangerous diseases and discomfort such as colds, nosebleeds, and fatigue, a vitamin D deficiency may prove to be even more serious. For example, low levels of vitamin D have been associated with “stroke, osteoporosis, muscle weakness, muscle wasting, and birth defects” (Robinson). In order to satisfy levels of both vitamin sC and D, I will begin by eating foods in which both are found naturally. Vitamin C is found in fruit, and I currently eat a small amount of fruits and vegetables and a high amount of meat products. I will begin with eating more fruits, namely citrus fruits, and drinking more milk, in which Vitamin D can be found. Additionally, by taking vitamin supplements, I can help boost my intake levels of vitamin sC and D. To the DRI levels. I will begin by taking these supplements, while not forgetting to regulate my food intake.
By comparing my DRI to my intake of foods, it has become clear that I need to make lifestyle changes in order to avoid some potentially dangerous conditions. Namely, I need to decrease my intake of meat products and increase my intake of fruits and vegetables.
Diet Analysis Comparison to Canada’s Food Guide
When comparing my diet as analyzed by Diet Analysis Plus 8 to Canada’s Food Guide, I realize that my diet is severely deficient. Specifically, I am consuming far too many meat products and far too few fruit and vegetable products. While Canada’s Food Guide recommends between two and three servings of meats and meat alternative products each day, I am eating between three and four servings of meat per day. Additionally, my levels of fruit and vegetable servings are far lower than the recommended amount. While seven to eight servings of vegetables and fruit are recommended each day, I am lucky if I receive a single serving of vegetables and fruit.
In Milk and alternatives I am similarly deficient, drinking only about a 1/2 cup of milk each day and perhaps one to four slices of cheese, these usually in conjunction with a sandwich. According to Canada’s Food Guide, however, I should be taking in at least 500 ML of milk or related products each day. In fact, only in the area of grains do I narrowly meet Canada’s Food Guide suggestions.
Compared to both my DRI profile recommendations and Canada’s Food Guide, my diet is severely deficient. In short, I am eating too much of what is not beneficial, and not enough of what is. In order to address this problem, which could develop into a full-blown health crisis in a few years if I do nothing, I must make drastic changes to the way I eat. For example, one of my first goals must be to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables that I eat each day. According to Canada’s Food Guide, my intake of fruits and vegetables should be roughly around 875 ML. I can achieve this goal by drinking 100% juices and eating more salads and leafy vegetables. Similarly, I must increase my amount of milk alternatives by drinking more milk and eating more cheese. Perhaps I can limit my intake of diet soda, replacing it with milk. By changing these eating habits, I will achieve to meet more of the recommendations of Canada’s Food Guide.
“Canada’s Food Guide.” Health Canada. (2007). The Canadian Government. 9 July 2008. http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/order-commander/eating_well_bien_manger-eng.php#2.
Hidgon, Jane. “Vitamin C Deficiency.” Micronutrient Information Center. (2006).
Oregon State University. 9 July, 2008. http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/vitamins/vitaminC/
Enker, Warren. “Bowel Function and Dietary Fiber.” Continuum Health Partners. (n.d.).
Continuum Health Partners. 9 July 2008. http://www.wehealny.org/healthinfo/dietaryfiber/index.html.
Robinson, Sandy. “The dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency.” Fight Fatigue. (2008). Fight
Fatigue. 9 July, 2008. http://www.fightingfatigue.org/?p=1220.
Schoenstadt, Arthur. “Effects of High Cholesterol.” EMedTV. (2006). EMedTV. 9 July 2008. http://cholesterol.emedtv.com/high-cholesterol/effects-of-high- cholesterol.html>.
“What are high cholesterol foods.” All About Lowering Cholesterol. (n.d.). All About Lowering Cholesterol. 9 July 2008. http://www.all-about-lowering-cholesterol.com/high-cholesterol-foods.html.
Are you busy and do not have time to handle your assignment? Are you scared that your paper will not make the grade? Do you have responsibilities that may hinder you from turning in your assignment on time? Are you tired and can barely handle your assignment? Are your grades inconsistent?
Whichever your reason is, it is valid! You can get professional academic help from our service at affordable rates. We have a team of professional academic writers who can handle all your assignments.
Students barely have time to read. We got you! Have your literature essay or book review written without having the hassle of reading the book. You can get your literature paper custom-written for you by our literature specialists.
Do you struggle with finance? No need to torture yourself if finance is not your cup of tea. You can order your finance paper from our academic writing service and get 100% original work from competent finance experts.
While psychology may be an interesting subject, you may lack sufficient time to handle your assignments. Don’t despair; by using our academic writing service, you can be assured of perfect grades. Moreover, your grades will be consistent.
Engineering is quite a demanding subject. Students face a lot of pressure and barely have enough time to do what they love to do. Our academic writing service got you covered! Our engineering specialists follow the paper instructions and ensure timely delivery of the paper.
In the nursing course, you may have difficulties with literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, critical essays, and other assignments. Our nursing assignment writers will offer you professional nursing paper help at low prices.
Truth be told, sociology papers can be quite exhausting. Our academic writing service relieves you of fatigue, pressure, and stress. You can relax and have peace of mind as our academic writers handle your sociology assignment.
We take pride in having some of the best business writers in the industry. Our business writers have a lot of experience in the field. They are reliable, and you can be assured of a high-grade paper. They are able to handle business papers of any subject, length, deadline, and difficulty!
We boast of having some of the most experienced statistics experts in the industry. Our statistics experts have diverse skills, expertise, and knowledge to handle any kind of assignment. They have access to all kinds of software to get your assignment done.
Writing a law essay may prove to be an insurmountable obstacle, especially when you need to know the peculiarities of the legislative framework. Take advantage of our top-notch law specialists and get superb grades and 100% satisfaction.
We have highlighted some of the most popular subjects we handle above. Those are just a tip of the iceberg. We deal in all academic disciplines since our writers are as diverse. They have been drawn from across all disciplines, and orders are assigned to those writers believed to be the best in the field. In a nutshell, there is no task we cannot handle; all you need to do is place your order with us. As long as your instructions are clear, just trust we shall deliver irrespective of the discipline.
Our essay writers are graduates with bachelor's, masters, Ph.D., and doctorate degrees in various subjects. The minimum requirement to be an essay writer with our essay writing service is to have a college degree. All our academic writers have a minimum of two years of academic writing. We have a stringent recruitment process to ensure that we get only the most competent essay writers in the industry. We also ensure that the writers are handsomely compensated for their value. The majority of our writers are native English speakers. As such, the fluency of language and grammar is impeccable.
There is a very low likelihood that you won’t like the paper.
Not at all. All papers are written from scratch. There is no way your tutor or instructor will realize that you did not write the paper yourself. In fact, we recommend using our assignment help services for consistent results.
We check all papers for plagiarism before we submit them. We use powerful plagiarism checking software such as SafeAssign, LopesWrite, and Turnitin. We also upload the plagiarism report so that you can review it. We understand that plagiarism is academic suicide. We would not take the risk of submitting plagiarized work and jeopardize your academic journey. Furthermore, we do not sell or use prewritten papers, and each paper is written from scratch.
You determine when you get the paper by setting the deadline when placing the order. All papers are delivered within the deadline. We are well aware that we operate in a time-sensitive industry. As such, we have laid out strategies to ensure that the client receives the paper on time and they never miss the deadline. We understand that papers that are submitted late have some points deducted. We do not want you to miss any points due to late submission. We work on beating deadlines by huge margins in order to ensure that you have ample time to review the paper before you submit it.
We have a privacy and confidentiality policy that guides our work. We NEVER share any customer information with third parties. Noone will ever know that you used our assignment help services. It’s only between you and us. We are bound by our policies to protect the customer’s identity and information. All your information, such as your names, phone number, email, order information, and so on, are protected. We have robust security systems that ensure that your data is protected. Hacking our systems is close to impossible, and it has never happened.
You fill all the paper instructions in the order form. Make sure you include all the helpful materials so that our academic writers can deliver the perfect paper. It will also help to eliminate unnecessary revisions.
Proceed to pay for the paper so that it can be assigned to one of our expert academic writers. The paper subject is matched with the writer’s area of specialization.
You communicate with the writer and know about the progress of the paper. The client can ask the writer for drafts of the paper. The client can upload extra material and include additional instructions from the lecturer. Receive a paper.
The paper is sent to your email and uploaded to your personal account. You also get a plagiarism report attached to your paper.
PLACE THIS ORDER OR A SIMILAR ORDER WITH US TODAY!!!
We provide professional writing services to help you score straight A’s by submitting custom written assignments that mirror your guidelines.
Get result-oriented writing and never worry about grades anymore. We follow the highest quality standards to make sure that you get perfect assignments.
Our writers have experience in dealing with papers of every educational level. You can surely rely on the expertise of our qualified professionals.
Your deadline is our threshold for success and we take it very seriously. We make sure you receive your papers before your predefined time.
Someone from our customer support team is always here to respond to your questions. So, hit us up if you have got any ambiguity or concern.
Sit back and relax while we help you out with writing your papers. We have an ultimate policy for keeping your personal and order-related details a secret.
We assure you that your document will be thoroughly checked for plagiarism and grammatical errors as we use highly authentic and licit sources.
Still reluctant about placing an order? Our 100% Moneyback Guarantee backs you up on rare occasions where you aren’t satisfied with the writing.
You don’t have to wait for an update for hours; you can track the progress of your order any time you want. We share the status after each step.
Although you can leverage our expertise for any writing task, we have a knack for creating flawless papers for the following document types.
Although you can leverage our expertise for any writing task, we have a knack for creating flawless papers for the following document types.
From brainstorming your paper's outline to perfecting its grammar, we perform every step carefully to make your paper worthy of A grade.
Hire your preferred writer anytime. Simply specify if you want your preferred expert to write your paper and we’ll make that happen.
Get an elaborate and authentic grammar check report with your work to have the grammar goodness sealed in your document.
You can purchase this feature if you want our writers to sum up your paper in the form of a concise and well-articulated summary.
You don’t have to worry about plagiarism anymore. Get a plagiarism report to certify the uniqueness of your work.
Join us for the best experience while seeking writing assistance in your college life. A good grade is all you need to boost up your academic excellence and we are all about it.
We create perfect papers according to the guidelines.
We seamlessly edit out errors from your papers.
We thoroughly read your final draft to identify errors.
Work with ultimate peace of mind because we ensure that your academic work is our responsibility and your grades are a top concern for us!
Dedication. Quality. Commitment. Punctuality
Here is what we have achieved so far. These numbers are evidence that we go the extra mile to make your college journey successful.
We have the most intuitive and minimalistic process so that you can easily place an order. Just follow a few steps to unlock success.
We understand your guidelines first before delivering any writing service. You can discuss your writing needs and we will have them evaluated by our dedicated team.
We write your papers in a standardized way. We complete your work in such a way that it turns out to be a perfect description of your guidelines.
We promise you excellent grades and academic excellence that you always longed for. Our writers stay in touch with you via email.