Three Day Intake

Three Day Food Intake

Three- Day Food Intake

    Maintaining good eating habits is becoming less important. An unhealthy diet will impact the way a person looks and what a person is able to do physically. Health and diet play a major role in the longevity of a person’s life. People do not take the time to educate themselves on what a person eats and how it may affect one’s health. The recommended intakes of food are categorized into five major food groups. The five major food groups include grains, vegetables, fruits, dairy, and meats. In order to maintain a healthy diet a person must include all five on a daily basis. Carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids are a part of the five major food groups; the way a person consumes theses nutrients can play a healthy and unhealthy role in a person’s diet.
    Carbohydrates are supplied in food in three forms, starch, sugar, and fiber. A major source of a human’s energy is provided through the starch and sugar intake. A low amount of carbohydrates in a person’s diet could result in lack of energy needed to keep the body up and running. The tissues in a human body need glucose at all times that is provided by the carbohydrates a person consumes. On my three-day intake I consumed an average amount of carbohydrates needed to be consumed on a daily basis. The foods I consumed that consisted of these carbohydrates were foods such as bread and French fries. My daily intake of carbohydrates fell at the max of what I was supposed to consume. Some of the carbohydrates that I consumed that are not considered to be a very healthy carbohydrate such fast food items.
    Proteins are a major nutrient the body must consume to live daily lives. Proteins help in building tissues and are a part of every cell in a human’s body. Proteins aid in making hemoglobin in the blood that carry oxygen to the cells in a human’s body. Proteins play a major role in the body and keeps our body functioning. Proteins molecules construct the human body’s...