The Macronutrients that were in my diet were carbohydrates, protein, fat and water. Carbohydrates are a major source of calories for energy that the body needs. The percent of calories is 58% and is within the recommended guidelines of 45 – 65%. My main source of carbohydrates came from simple carbs such as chocolate and fruits. Proteins are what your body needs to repair and build tissues. The percent of calories is 13% and is within the recommended guidelines of 10 – 35%. My main source of protein is turkey in a subway deli sandwich. Since it is on the low end I should eat more sources of protein such as fish and chicken as well as drink more milk. Fats are essential to your body in controlled amounts. The percent of calories is 24% which is within the recommended guidelines but on the low end. The main sources of fat in my diet came from chick-fil-a waffle fries and the chicken sandwich. I need to limit the amount of saturated fat that I take in.
The micronutrients that were in my diet were vitamins and minerals. The vitamins change the diet by how little or how much you take in. I took in 89% Thiamin. To increase the amount in my diet I can add more whole grain foods such as whole wheat bread, poultry and nuts. I took in 98% Riboflavin and that is an adequate amount. I took in 79% Niacin which is low and I need to eat more green leafy vegetables along with poultry, whole grain breads and nuts. I took in 98% B6 which is within the recommended guidelines. I took in 127% B12 which is over the recommended guidelines. I took in 77% Folate which is under the recommended guidelines and by eating salads with leafy green vegetables, whole grain products such as whole wheat bread and nuts this will increase. I took in 153% C which is over the recommended amount. I need to cut down on the orange juice I drink and add more water. I took in 33% D which is too low and I need to drink milk, eat tuna and add more eggs to...