Examining analyses of a food diary—Exercise 3
Aim: To develop and demonstrate skill in examining analyses of a food diary. Follow the steps in Procedure 3 to complete this exercise.
As you work, compare your screens with those presented here.
- To start
- Start FoodChoices®.
- Open the food diary for ‘Abey‘ in the ‘Samples‘ folder and click on the Foods tab.
- Examine the analysis for a specific nutrient
Examine the analyses for protein in each of the foods and compare your analyses with the one below.
- Examine the analysis for a specific food
Examine the analysis for All Components for the chicken drumstick and compare your analysis with the one below.
- Examine the analysis for a specific meal
Examine the contribution that lunch makes to the RDI and compare your analysis with the one below.
- Examine the sources of energy and the fat percentages
Examine the sources of energy and fat percentages for:
- the whole day
What did your entry look like?
Compare your analyses with the following:
Analysis for protein in each of the foods
Analysis for nutrients in the chicken drumstick
Analysis for contribution of lunch to RDI
Analysis for sources of energy (graphs)
Analysis for sources of energy (Analysis Pane, All components)
Analysis for different types of fats
Self-evaluation: How did you go?
|Not very good||First class|
If your analyses look like those above, congratulations.
If not, see if you can identify why they are different. Discuss the matter with your teacher if you cannot see why there is a difference.
Reminders for next time
Make notes of anything that will help you next time you examine analyses of a food diary.