Purpose of Assignment
Students setup an account with the SuperTracker website by using the registration instructions in Appendix B.
Students documentwhat they eat during a 3-day period by using the free food intake assessment tool located on
Set up an account with the Choose My Plate website by using the registration instructions located in Appendix B.
Document what you eat during a 3-day period by using the free food intake assessment tool located at
Watch the “Estimating Portion Size” animated video at Ch. 1 of WileyPlus® located on the student website. This will assist you in relating your own portion sizes to the standard serving size.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper of your 3-day diet analysis, including a screenshot of your final results. Your paper must be in APA format and include a title page, 700 to 1,050 words of analysis, and a separate reference page. Include the following details in your paper:
· Describe your current eating habits.
· How does your diet compare to the recommendations you received from the Food Guide Pyramid? How many servings from each food group did you consume?
· How might you modify your diet to best use the six classes of nutrients and the recommended servings for each food group? What are some nutrient-rich foods you could add to your daily diet?
· Identify the six classes of nutrients and explain how your overall nutrient intake affects current health.
· Explain how your new diet and nutrient intake will affect your current and future health.