Food Log Analysis Paper

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Nutrition is extremely important in living a healthy lifestyle. Keeping an eye on our personal daily nutrition values and intake combined with daily physical activity are essential to a healthy and balance nutrition. In this paper, to compare and contrast my daily value totals as documented on 24-hour food log with the recommendation food intake based on the food tracker guideline. During the course of this comparison, I will determine whether my current diet is healthy or not, as well as my daily activity and how it affects on my future health and wellness. My food journal states that in a 2-day period I consumed around to 1400 calories per day ; 8 to 8 1/2 ounces of carbohydrates (refined grains); 1 to 1 1/2 cup of vegetables; 1/2 cup of fruit; 4-5 ounces of protein; 55 to 77 calories of…show more content…
My job required a lot of standing and walking. During these two days, I was walking & standing between 240 to 300 minutes (4 to 5 hours) per day. Many times, it takes me 8 hours straight either walking or standing. The normal recommended nutrition values and intake for myself based on the Food tracker is 1800 calories daily; 6 ounces carbohydrates (> 3 ounces of grains and < 180 calories of fat. These are all based on my age and weight These do vary from person to person, again due to age and weight. Comparing with my 2-day food log, it is clear that a lot of my numbers have a big difference between them. As well as missing a lot of daily vitamins and nutrients that is vital to a healthy diet, such as dairy, whole grains, fruits and vegetables for a stable everyday energy level. The recommended physical activity is 150 minutes fro aerobic activity and 2 day for muscles strengthening activity. According to my 2-day food log, my aerobic activity exceeded the target, which was around 240 to 300 minutes a day. However, I was lack muscle strengthening

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