Viewing analyses and graphs for a recipe—Exercise 6

Aim: To develop and demonstrate skill in viewing analyses and graphs for a recipe.

Follow the steps in Procedure 6 to complete this exercise.

As you work, compare your screens with those presented here.

  1. To start
    1. Start FoodChoices®.
    2. Open the recipe document for ‘Baked Stuffed Potatoes’ in the ‘Samples’ folder.
  2. View the different types of analyses that have been performed.
    1. View the following analyses. Tick the boxes below when you have looked at each analysis:
      General All Components
    2. Why are there no data for EER, EAR, AI, UL?
  3. View the different types of graphs.

    Click each of the tabs to see the types of graphs you can produce. As you click each one, note the meaning of the tab headings.

    PFCA  
    PMS  
  4. View the different styles of graphs.
    1. View graphs for sources of energy from protein, fat, carbohydrate and alcohol (PFCA)
      • View a 2D pie graph for the sources of energy in ‘Baked Stuffed Potatoes’.
      • View 3D horizontal and vertical bar graphs for sources of energy in ‘Baked Stuffed Potatoes’.
      • Which style of graph do you think is the most appropriate to represent PFCA?
        Why? ________________
    2. View graphs for the percentage of polyunsaturated, monounsaturated and saturated fats (PMS)
      • Examine different styles of graph for PMS results.
      • Which style of graph do you think is the most appropriate to represent PMS?
        Why? ________________

What did your graphs look like?

Compare your graphs with those below.

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PFCA 3D Vertical bar graph


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PMS 3D Vertical bar graph


Self-evaluation: How did you go?

Not very good   First class
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If your graphs 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.

Comments:

Reminders for next time

Make notes of anything that will help you next time you view analyses and graphs for a recipe.


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