Nutrition Discussion Set 1

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NUTR 2202
DISCUSSION SET I
CHAPTERS 1-5

1. (30 points) Using Appendix H in your textbook:

• Fill in the calories, carbohydrate, fat and its components (sat, poly, mono, trans), and fiber values for each food/beverage in the table found on the last page of this Discussion Set. Remember to look at the portion and adjust values if the portion in the table is different than that listed in Appendix H.

• Add each column to get a total for all nutrients. Please answer this question by filling in the chart. TIP: we will also use this day’s intake for DS2 and DS3. Highlight the entries in your text and you won’t have to find them again.

2. (35 points) Using the example for how to calculate the energy from
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No, because it shows 0 grams next to trans-fat in the nutrition label, but even then some foods can still contain trans-fat even if it says 0g so I had to look at the ingredients to check to see if hydrogenated/ partially hydrogenated was in the list and in this case it was not.

10. (10 points) Would this be considered a low-fat food? Why or why not? No, because generally for it to be considered a low fat food it needs to have 3g or less fat per serving, and this product has 7g.

5 EC points: is your computer file named correctly?

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NOTE—this page is in Landscape format so it will be wider than the previous pages and, if you print it out, should print in the Landscape orientation.

FOOD |PORTION |CALORIES
(kcal) |Carbohydrate (g) |FAT (g) |
Sat (g) |
Mono (g) |
Poly (g) |
Trans (g) |FIBER (g) | |Breakfast | | | | | | | | | | |Skim milk |1.5 cups |124.5 kcal |18.3 g |0.3 g |0.15 g |0.15 g |0 g |--------- |0 g | |Cracklin’ Oat Bran |1 cup |267 kcal |46.7 g |9.3 g |4.0 g |4.7 g |1.3 g |0 g |8.0 g | |A.M. Snack | | | | | | | | | | |Popcorn (popped in oil) |2 cups |128 kcal |10.0 g |9.6 g |1.6 g |2.2 g |5.2 g |-------- |1.8 g | |Kool-Aid |16 oz. |216 kcal |55.6 g |0 g | 0 g |0 g |0 g |-------- |0.4 g | |Lunch | | | | | | | | | | |Jack in the Box. Ultimate Cheeseburger |1 |1010 kcal |53.0 g |71.0 g |28.0 g |-------- |------- |3.0 g |2.0 g | |Jack in the Box Onion Rings |1 serving |500 kcal |51.0 g |30.0 g |6.0 g |--------- |---------

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