SCI220 Week 2 Food Intake – 3 Days

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SCI220 Week 2 Food Intake – 3 Days

Enter your food intake for 3 full days in iProfile by following
the WileyPLUS® iProfile instructions. The instructions for
iProfile are located under the Week One Required Learning Activities -
"Introduction to WileyPLUS and iProfile. Save the information you enter at

Click on
the "Access to iProfile" link on the right to access IProfile.

Write a 750-
to 1,050-word paper that addresses the points below about your 3-day food
intake analysis from iProfile and submit the paper together with the iProfile
Report titled "Intake Compared to DRI." Your paper is
calculated at a maximum of 10 points and your iProfle Intake Compared to DRI
Report is calculated at a maximum of 5 points.

IMPORTANT - IMPORTANT - Use headings consistent with
the APA format to clearly identify each bullet point below. The Center for
Writing Excellence (CWE) has a sample paper using the APA format that includes
headings and in-text citations and a reference page that you can review.

  • Recorded intake of
    protein, carbohydrates, and lipids

    • Which foods
      in your recorded daily intake provide protein? Which provide
      carbohydrates? Which provide lipids? 

    • Review how
      your recorded protein, carbohydrate, and lipid intake compares with the
      recommendations of the dietary reference intake. If your recorded
      protein-carbohydrate-fat intake was too high or too low, which foods
      might you add or remove to achieve your goal and keep other nutrients in

    • Is the
      protein in each food you ate complete or incomplete, combining to become
      complementary? Why is this important?

    • How much of
      your daily recommended protein, carbohydrates, and lipid intake did you achieve?
      If your macronutrient intake is insufficient or excessive, what might you
      do to bring it into the recommended range? Provide specific

  • Macronutrient
    intake ranges

    • Is
      macronutrient intake within the recommended range important? What are the
      effects of too much or too little of a macronutrient? What happens if you
      consistently eat too little protein? What happens if you eat too few
      carbohydrates? What happens if you eat too few lipids?

  • Fiber intake ranges

    • Does your
      fiber total meet 100% of the recommendation for you, as calculated at

    • Does your
      diet meet the minimum number of servings of foods from each
      fiber-containing group? If not, which of the fiber-containing
      groups--fruits and vegetables--fell short of the recommended intake?

    • Which
      specific foods provide the most fiber in your meals? Which provide the
      least? Identify trends in your food choices that might affect your fiber

  • Dietary

    • What
      changes might you make to increase the fiber in your diet?

    • How might
      insufficient or excessive amounts of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, or
      fiber contribute to health or illness? Provide examples.

    • What have
      you learned about your diet?

Cite three
references other than the course text.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. The CWE has a
sample paper.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. 
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