Entering data for a new food—Exercise 5
Aim: To develop and demonstrate skill in entering data for a new food into the FoodChoices® database.
Follow the steps in Procedure 5 to add the following data for the new commercial four-bean mix to the database:
Healthy Four-Bean Mix
Nutrition information per serve size (75 g)
|Total fat||0.2 g|
|Saturated fat||0.2 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||14.2 g|
|Dietary fibre||7 mg|
- To start
- Create a new food.
Name your food ‘Healthy Four-Bean Mix’ in a new folder called ‘Supermarket foods’.
- Enter the nutrient composition data.
Enter the data for the serving size of 75 g.
- Save the data for the food.
What did your food entry look like?
Compare your food entry with the following:
Nutrients tabbed page for Healthy Four-Bean Mix
Self-evaluation: How did you go?
|Not very good||First class|
If your screen looks like the one 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 enter data for a new food.