Diet and Nutrition Plan

Diet and Nutrition Plan

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  • Date Submitted: 01/30/2009 8:04 PM
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Kyle Rhem
Fitness for Life
Period 7

Diet & Nutrition Plan

Diet and Nutrition are a prescribed selection of foods and the procedure of taking in the food or other substances required for growth, health and good condition. Diet and Nutrition are also both very important in everyday life. These vital aspects of life are both necessary in order to maintain good mental and physical health. These are also essential to perform tasks needed in everyday life.

For my ideal weight, I used an online calculator. My ideal weight was based upon height, age, and gender. I think that the reason I am not at my ideal weight, is because of genetics, since my father had a thin frame when he was my age and also because of my eating habits. Although the results indicated that my body mass index is 18.6, the medical recommendations for my ideal weight has recorded that it is “not applicable for kids”.

For my energy needs, I used an online calculator. My levels of activity in hours are: seven hours for resting, nine hours for inactivity, three hours for very light exercise, one hour for light exercise, one hour for moderate exercise, and three hours for heavy exercise. My seven hours of resting is consisted of sleeping. My three hours of inactivity consist of television watching and relaxation. My seven hours of very light exercise consist of playing an instrument, school, homework, and cooking. My three hours of light exercise consist of walking 2.5 to 3 mph, house cleaning, and child care. My one hour of moderate exercise consists of walking 3.5 to 4 mph. My three hours of heavy exercise consist of hockey, basketball, football, and soccer. My total daily calories are 2799.3.

For my dietary assessments, I used an online calculator to record three separate days of consisting of the foods that I have eaten. For the first day I consumed 9.8 ounces of grain, 3 cups of vegetables, 0.1 cup of fruit, 0.3 cups of milk, and 3.2 ounces of meat and beans. My total...

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