Problems Occur In Diets

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Project 2 (50 points) Alex Hinson Format Requirement: Please retain the format of this document. Keep the questions as written and type your responses below. You must write all answers in complete sentences. Points will be deducted for not including complete information about a question. Be sure to include your name at the top. You will submit your work through Blackboard. Instructions: Use information from your Nutrition textbook (Ch 4, 5 & 6) in addition to your 4-Day Food Diary and your MyDietAnalysis averages reports (Project 1 information) to answer and discuss the following questions. 1. What is a macronutrient? Provide a definition relevant to nutrition. Type your response here: A macronutrient is any of the nutritional components…show more content…
What kinds of problems occur in diets that are too high in total fat? Describe at least 3 concerns. Type your response here: Three kinds of problems that occur in diets that are too high in total fat are weight gain, heart disease, and stroke. 16. What kinds of problems occur in diets that are too low in total fat? Describe at least 3 concerns. Type your response here: Three kinds of problems that occur in diets that are too low in total fat are dry skin, slow bone growth, and blindness. 17. Assess your intake of fats. Do you think your intake is too high, too low, or within an appropriate range for your needs? Describe your position and explain your reasoning. Type your response here: My intake of fats is low. My intake was 47 grams and the recommended was 86.28 grams. I could eat a little bit more of fats in my diet. After looking in the book I see the benefits of fats, whereas I thought they were all bad. Ch 6: Proteins 18. View the “Calorie and Fat Sources” report in MyDietAnalysis. What percentage of your total daily calories comes from protein? Type your response here: 14% of my total daily calories came from…show more content…
Carbs and fats are needed in the diet for energy but proteins are not intended to be used as energy. What do they do for the body instead? List a few of the functions of proteins. Type your response here: Proteins do so much for the body. They help with your hair and nails. Proteins also help repair your tissues. 23. What kinds of problems occur in diets that are too high in protein? Describe at least 3 concerns. Type your response here: Three kinds of problems that result from diets too high in protein are gaining weight, reduced liver and brain function, and high cholesterol. 24. What kinds of problems occur in diets that are too low in protein? Describe at least 3 concerns. Type your response here: Three kinds of problems that occur in diets that are too low in protein are low energy levels and fatigue, sluggish metabolism, and muscle, bone, and joint pain. 25. Assess your intake of proteins. Do you think your intake is too high, too low, or within an appropriate range for your needs? Describe your position and explain your reasoning. Type your response here: My intake of proteins is 34.40 grams and the recommended is 67.13 grams; therefore, my intake is very
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