# Diet and Weight Management

Diet and Weight Management

Sci/220
July 03rd, 2010
Professor: JOHN ZELANO

University of Phoenix Material
Diet and Weight Management
Activity #1
A) Choose a fast food meal that costs approximately \$5.00. Complete the table below to summarize the major nutritional data about this meal.

Food Item | Calories | Calories from Fat | Total Fat (g) | Total Carb (g) | Total Protein (g) | % Daily Vitamin A | % Daily Vitamin C | % Daily Calcium | % Daily Iron |
Angus Deluxe | 750 | 350 | 39 | 135 | 40 | 700 | 5 | 270 | 6 |
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What is this meal high in? | What is this meal lacking or low in? |
This meal is have in Calories, Vitamin A, and carbohydrate. | This meal is lack in protein and low in vitamin C and Iron |

In the text, locate the formula to calculate your Estimated Energy Requirement (EER). Fill In the appropriate information in the fields below, and calculate your EER.
EER = 662 - (9.53 x 21 ) + 1.11 x (9.36 x 150+ 539.6x 1.23__) = 2757.03__ kcal

Your EER estimates the amount of calories you need during one day to maintain your current weight. 1,440
1) The fast food meal supplies how many of your daily calories?
2) How many calories are you able to consume the rest of the day without gaining weight?   742.97

B) Assuming that the fast food meal cost \$5.00, design a healthy meal alternative that you could make or purchase for the same amount of money or less. To complete this assignment, it may be necessary to visit a local supermarket to obtain the name and price of the items you select. If you select a food item that is sold only in multiportion packages, prorate the cost for the amount that you use; for example, a loaf of bread may cost \$3.25, but contains many slices. Divide the cost of the loaf by the number of slices and include in the cost of your meal only the number of slices you use. You may...