Sci 220 Food Intake Essay

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Food Intake – 3 Days
SCI/220
May 21, 2014

Food Intake – 3 Days SCI/ 220 Week 2 assignment was to document the foods and beverages consumed over the course of three (3) days. I assumed this would be challenging because these past few weeks have been more hectic than usual due to work, and I would be traveling one of the 3 days because I was visiting my daughter in New Jersey. The period I chose was from Sunday May 18th thru Tuesday May 20th. On Sunday, we were actually running around quite a bit because that’s the day I had to drop my daughter off at her mother’s house and trek back to Maryland. Normally, days like this are just filled with unhealthy decisions.
Food Intake Day 1 Sunday May 18th was the first day I
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Lunch seems to be the only time I force myself to eat healthy. I seriously try to eat as healthy as I can but it is a constant challenge. For dinner I was still working and the office ordered food from Baja Fresh ©. I ate a steak quesadilla and about 3 sodas, I was trying to keep myself awake. For snacks I have a few bags of fruit snacks and a back of cheese Doritos. I ended up working 16 hours this day so I’m pretty certain I didn’t eat the right foods, nor the right amount of foods. This has always been my issue and I’m sure doesn’t help my metabolism very much.
Food Intake Day 3 Tuesday May 20th, Day 3 and the final day of the food intake reporting. Again, I start off for breakfast with a single cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, with cream and sugar. For Lunch I ate about 2 servings of chicken salad on 2 slices of wheat bread with a large bottle of water. I got out of work early on this day (only a 13 hour day) so I stopped at a chicken place on the way home and ordered their Chicken, steak and shrimp meal, with rice and french fries. When I got home, I found out that I was shorted my chicken, a total bummer but it turns out I didn’t really need it anyway.
Food Intake Numbers
I recorded all the food I had eaten into the iProfile student resource and it allowed me to view my intake of protein, carbohydrates, and lipids. Through the three days, I had a total protein intake of 500 Grams, total carbohydrate intake of 640 Grams, and a lipids

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