Choose My Plate Assignment

Use ChooseMyPlate to evaluate your dietary intake.

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

 First go to the web link provided for ChooseMyPlate then click on Interactive Tools, then click to Food Planner and enter the required information (height, weight, etc) and allow the software to compute your dietary needs for a day.

 

Next, you will record everything you ate in one day, and the amounts in either cups or ounces. Everything is measured after it is cooked, if it needs to be cooked.

 

After you have entered the entire food intake for the day, click on reports, then daily menu.

                  

Comment on the following questions below:

  1. Compare your diet to the recommendations. Pick two areas for improvement. Describe your improvements:

2.  Click in the category “Tips and Resources”.  Pick five substitutions that you make.