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Healthy Eating Plan Axia College of University of Phoenix
okra. brown rice. Dry beans would include all kinds of beans such as: black beans. it suggested that I consumer at minimum of three and one half cups. These grains would include bread. asparagus. molasses. oatmeal. onions. orange vegetables. There are many types of vegetables so the MyPyramid Plan was able to differentiate the varieties. pasta. mushrooms. pumpkin. Tips including looking at the nutritional labels and looking for words such as sucrose. The dark green vegetables include: broccoli. and other similar foods in the category of grains. and potatoes. etc. This suggested that my eating habits weren’t the best compared to the recommendations that was given. Orange vegetables include: acorn squash. my calories intake was over the recommendation. In regards to the group of vegetables. It gave me tips on how to figure out which foods would be considered as grains. My vegetables intake was low compared to what the recommendations. The biggest habit I’ve recognized is the overeating. carrots. The known starchy vegetables are corn. eggplant. spinach. I’ve noticed many things about my eating habits. romaine lettuce. MyPyramid Plan suggested I eat . dry beans. The MyPyramid Plan suggested I eat 9 ounces of grains daily. green peas. tofu. honey. soy beans. or sweet potatoes. and other miscellaneous vegetables. There are dark green vegetables. I eat too much for someone my age and weight. Two of the three days. The other known types of vegetables are artichokes. This suggested that I ate too much meat which was true given how I ate meat daily that is saturated with lots of fat and calories. or lima beans. or iceberg lettuce. My recommendations were very simple and easily achievable. pinto beans. celery. I noticed that I had little intake in both the vegetables and fruits categories. starchy vegetables. kale. or bok choy. so it was significant that I eat vegetables to optimize my health.Healthy Eating 2 During the three days I recorded my food intake.
apricots. ham. or turkey. oranges. cheddar. grapes. For example. being a person who doesn’t like eating fruits as is. and eight and a half cups of other vegetables weekly. I would have to consume these fruits and it suggested I consume it through drinks if possible. seven cups of starchy vegetables weekly. I consume the recommended amount of the daily three cups. Actually. pork. mangos. two and a half cups of orange vegetables weekly. Different kinds of cheeses include mozzarella. I probably eat over that consistently. I’ll be sure . lemons. After looking at my recommendations. I’ve been doing great. Fruits would include: apples. Along with my low intake of vegetables. I also had very little fruits consumed. The MyPyramid Plan recommended I eat two cups of fruits daily. or parmesan. Meats would include chicken. Instead of drinking liquid milk. I intend to reduce my intake of meats and increase my vegetables and fruits. limes. I’ll implement many changes in my eating habit from what I’ve learned from the MyPyramid Plan. In order for me to be in optimal health. lamb. one can mixed it in a drink to make a smoothie of some kind.Healthy Eating 3 three cups of dark green vegetables weekly. The daily recommended limit I am supposed to eat is six and a half ounces. and weigh one hundred fifty pounds. I am five feet and eight inches. I tend to eat too much in this category as my food diary showed. In regards to my milk intake. I used to exercise daily and burn off all the calories I consumed however that is not the case anymore. or watermelons. I am retaining most of my fat therefore gaining a lot of mass making my health less than the best. three and a half cups of dry beans and peas weekly. I don’t have as much muscle as I used to so I plan to exercise more that would include aerobic exercises. bananas. a person can eat cheese or yogurt products. beef. The last category of foods to examine is the meats.
and protein will be important if I were to eat something I want. There are so many types of foods and after examining many of them I would have to analyze the many ingredients and nutritional facts about them. I think the best way to keep track of what I eat is inputting the data into the same program that analyzed the breakdown of my intake. For lunch. I have to make adjustments to satisfy the dosages. I found out . When eating fruits.Healthy Eating 4 to take the recommended dosages. I looked up an example of nutrition facts on shrimp fried rice. A meal plan like this will definitely enhance my health and satisfy the recommendations. I can eat some raw broccoli and some shrimp. For example. I’d probably buy more drinks that contain fruit juices. and carbohydrates will be noted and accomplished. I’d probably mix them in my food. During the day I’ll eat a snack that will include some bread and chicken noodle soup. fat. this way I can enjoy it better. protein. fiber. Of course getting the balanced calories. I’ll partake in eating those plenty. I’ll then eat some rice with some sauce that will include light turkey. If it is too much or too little. Maybe putting more vegetables in a burger would probably help since I don’t like the taste of a vegetable. understanding how many grams of fats. I will customize my meal plan. Satisfying all the recommendations will be simple so every day I’ll probably start out with eating cereal with milk. it will probably be simple enough to understand. In order to get a better idea of what to do in terms of bettering my health. However as time will progress. Since I do not enjoy eating vegetables and fruits in general. It is best to have a documentation of what I eat so I won’t over eat foods in a particular group or vice versa. carbohydrates. It will be difficult at first in getting use to reading labels as it is not a habit of mine. Since I don’t mind eating grapes and bananas.
13 grams of fat.Healthy Eating 5 that it has 456 calories. . 23 grams of protein. This is a perfect meal for lunch and eating one serving would be perfect to suit the suggested prescribed amounts. and 58 grams of carbohydrates.
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