Healthy Eating Plan

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Healthy Eating Plan Comparison

As I look back on the healthy eating plan from week one, my eating habits have changed my intake results. Diets have always been hard for me, I always thought about eating healthy but I have not always made the right food choices. Since the week one healthy eating plan, there have been some big changes in my eating habits. For example, my fruit intake is more a part of my diet than before and my diet has increased in other important nutrients as well. In week one's food diary checkpoint, the fruit intake was one cup for each day, while in the second food diary assignment showed that the fruit intake is now 2.8 cups each day. However, most of the results from the second food diary assignment show that my diet over the past couple of weeks has changed from what it was during the first week of this course.

The diet of my family is not consistent. For example, one week my diet may be high in milk and grain intakes and low in the next week.

Over the past couple weeks my milk intake dropped dramatically from 14.3 cups to 0.1 cups. First, the milk intake was too high and now it is too low. The meat and beans intake has increased from 26.1 ounces to 33.6 ounces. The meat and beans intake is still too high. The vegetable intake had a major drop as well, the vegetable intake dropped from 9.4 cups to 0.6 cups. My vegetable intake went from a little too much to not nearly enough for a daily intake. The result of the grain intake was good on the second food diary assignment. The grain intake decreased from 88.5 ounces to 8 ounce a day. The grain intake...