Assignment 2 this week we are looking at myplate. first you will

Assignment 2

This week we are looking at MyPlate. First you will have to visit the ChooseMyPlate.gov website to download your Daily Food Plan (cheat sheet is attached). You will not need to attach this document, but keep it, you will need it for an assignment later in the course. Next you will complete the Compare Your Food Intake Assignment (Attached). There is also a sample attached. If you do not understand what you are to do, please ask. You will need to complete this document and upload it for your assignment. This assignment is graded for completeness and accuracy.






















Compare Your Food Intake to
Recommended Daily Amounts from Each Group

List food item and amount that you consumed in this column. (below) Indicate amount consumed from each food group, using the appropriate unit of measurement (in parentheses).
Food Item Fruits (cups) Vegetables (cups) Grains (oz.) Protein foods (oz.) Dairy
(cups) Oils
(tsp.)
Based on MyPlate (fill this in from your Daily Food Plan – you get this from the Choosemyplate.gov website)
Breakfast:





Snack:

Lunch:





Snack:

Dinner:





Snack:

Total consumed (add the servings you consumed)
Total Needed (subtract your column 1 from the total consumed)
Compare Your Food Intake to
Recommended Daily Amounts from Each Group

List food item and amount that you consumed in this column. (below) Indicate amount consumed from each food group, using the appropriate unit of measurement (in parentheses).
Food Item Fruits (cups) Vegetables (cups) Grains (oz.) Protein foods (oz.) Dairy
(cups) Oils
(tsp.)
Based on MyPlate (fill this in from your Daily Food Plan – you get this from the Choosemyplate.gov website) 2 cups 3 cups 7 oz. 6 oz. 3 cups 6 tsp
Breakfast: (write exactly what you ate in this column)
See below. You must have a measure of food in order for me to determine that you understand the appropriate measure that you find in the grain, vegetable, fruit, etc example)
1 apple = 1 cup fruit
1 cup corn flakes = 1 oz grain Go to fruit examples to see what 1 apple is equivalent to, in this case a small apple is = 1 cup)
1 apple 1 cup
½ bagel 2 oz
1 cup milk 1 cup
1 cup Orange Juice 1 cup
1 cup cornflakes 1 oz
Snack:

Lunch:





Snack:

Dinner:





Snack:

Total consumed (add the servings you consumed) 2 cups 3 oz 1 cup
Total Needed (subtract your column 1 from the total consumed) 0 4 oz 2 cups