Nutritional Plan

Final Project: Personalized Nutrition and Exercise Plan
  Axia College
  University of Phoenix

      “Women’s magazines are full of articles urging that if they can just lose those last twenty pounds, they’ll have it all-the perfect marriage, loving children, great sex, and a rewarding career”, says The Media Awareness Network regarding an article written on Beauty and Body Image in the Media. For years, many of us have struggled to overcome our body images and have tried new “gimmick diets” our whole lives. At the great age of thirty an epiphany has come to mind, that in order to achieve that dream body, it is as simple as eating healthy and getting exercise-for the rest of my life, not just a diet. As a former soccer and softball athlete, my body craves competition and success; hopefully this will allow my body to get with the program. This essay will identify the problem of body image and weight loss, focusing on nutritional and physical exercise goals, actions needed to meet each goal, any setbacks and approaches for overcoming them, outcomes by which to measure success, evidence of the plan’s effectiveness, and evaluation of any potential health risks that may develop if the plan is not implemented.

      Playing sports since the age of four I was able to eat anything in sight; nachos, chili cheese fries, pizza, candy etc. Unfortunately, these bad habits have continued into adult life and have resulted in a struggle of body image and weight problems. In order to break the cycle of bad eating habits it is very important to implement a reasonable plan and to take it day by day. At the age of thirty and with the realization that heart disease and diabetes is real. Below is information on the nutrients our bodies need, along with information about a healthy diet plan in order insure a healthier lifestyle.

      The six Nutrients needed to help us grow, keep and keep us healthy are: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, water, vitamins, and minerals. The...