Cholesterol<300 mg324.56 mgmilk, eggs, cheddar and jack cheese, steak B.How might the amount and type of fats that you currently consume affect your health over the long-term?I seem to be consuming too much saturated fat. It could cause weight gain, cardiovascular problems,raise my LDL, and lower my HDL. Also, my cholesterol intake is too high. This may lead tocardiovascular problems like heart attack. High cholesterol also increases blood pressure and could potentially lead to hypertension.C.Do you think you need to make any changes regarding your fat intake? If so, what specific positive changes could you make in relation to your fat intake? If not, justify.I should lower my saturated fat intake. I should also watch foods that have a lot of cholesterol. I canmonitor more closely the portion sizes of foods I know are fatty. I can look on the labels of the food thatI buy for fat content. I can replace fatty and high cholesterol snacks like chocolate or eggs with fruit as ageneral change. I can also buy a cereal that is lower in fat. I can cut down on my intake of cheese or buylow fat cheeses.
Evaluation of carbohydrate intake:
Look at your food record. Do you think that you consume more simple sugars or complex carbohydrates?I consume more complex carbohydrates through bread, cereals and vegetables. My three daycarbohydrate average is 217.96 per day, while my three day sugar average is 75.31.
What is the RDA for carbohydrates?130g/day
What is the guideline for intake of added/simple sugars (specifically, what is themaximum recommended percentage range of total daily calories that should come fromadded/simple sugars)?5-10%
What are the major sources of added/simple sugars in your diet (excluding fresh, frozen,and no-sugar added fruits)?My simple sugars come from bananas, Oat, Honey and Raisin Cereal, low fat yogurt, baby carrots, skimmilk, and apple sauce.