Diet Analysis

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This is a 3 day dietary recall and nutrient analysis which will provide you with the opportunity to become aware of your eating habits and nutrients you consume. You will be graded on the quality of your work, NOT the nutritional quality of your diet. The purpose of this assignment is to help you make the connection between your diet and what you learn in class.

PART I. FOOD REPORT AND MYPLATE COMPUTER ANALYSIS

YOUR THREE DAY REPORT MUST INCLUDE DATA FROM TWO WEEKDAYS AND ONE WEEKEND DAY.

Step 1: Go to www.choosemyplate.gov
Step 2: On the green bar, select “Super Tracker & Other Tools” Step 3: Select “SuperTracker”
Step 4: Select SuperTracker graphic. This will take you to www.supertracker.usda.gov Step 5: In top right corner, select “Create Profile”
Step 6: Create Profile/Register. SAVE YOUR INFORMATION – YOU WILL NEED TO LOG IN EVERY TIME YOU USE THE SUPERTRACKER Step 7: On blue bar on top, select “Track Food & Activity” Step 8: Begin Inputting Data

For Reports at end of 3 Day Recall:
Step 1: From SuperTracker, Select “My Reports” from blue bar Step 2: Select “Nutrient Reports” , input dates, select “Create Report”, and print* Step 3: Select “Meal Summary Report”
a.Choose the dates (three days in total)
b.Select “ALL”
c.Click on “Generate Report”
d.Print* (you may print the file as a Word doc if you prefer. You can export the list as a word document in the upper right hand corner of the page.) Step 4: Select “Food Groups & Calories” on blue bar, input dates, select “Create Report”, and print report

Remember:
*Always add your foods and beverages to a specific meal (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack), or else your Meal Summary Report will be wrong *Be as SPECIFIC AS POSSIBLE. Ex: enter “battered fried chicken drumstick with the skin” and not just “chicken”. Enter “skim milk” and not just “milk.” Ex: whole wheat bread vs. white bread. *You will need to enter HOW things are cooked/prepared. Is your meat/chicken/fish broiled?...
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