Biology (nutrition)

biology (nutrition)

Summer 2018
Name:————————————
Part 1: Evaluate the nutrition facts labels shown below and answer the questions in Table 1.
Please type your answers.
Part 2: On a separate sheet of paper, write a short essay and answer the following questions:
· Describe the key nutrients on the nutrition facts label and identify the healthy and unhealthy nutrients.
· How would you use the nutrition facts label to make healthy food choices (5/20 rule)?
· If you want to choose a healthy lunch which one would you choose? Explain why?
Your short essay must be:
· At least 250 words long, double-spaced.
· Typed in 12-points Times New Roman.
· Margins are 1 inch on all sides.
· Work cited at the end of the paper (APA format)
· Please be sure to check for grammatical and spelling errors.
Food Label Essay
Food Item A Food Item B
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 burrito (140 g)
Servings Per Container about 3
Amount Per Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
135
% Daily Value
Total Fat 15 g
24%
Saturated Fat 6 g
30%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
8%
Sodium 900 mg
39%
Total Carbohydrate 45 g
15%
Dietary Fiber 1 g
4%
Sugars 7 g
Protein 13 g
Vitamin A
8%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
6%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients: FILLING: Ground Beef, Rice, Cheddar Cheese, Tomato Salsa (dextrose, corn,wheat rye, oats, rice flours, onion, tomato paste, chili powder, corn starch, cumin), Sea Salt, Garlic Powder, Cayenne, Chipotle powder.
TORTILLA: Bleached Wheat Flour (enriched with niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin and folic acid), Water, Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Salt, Gum, Enzymes, Dough Conditioner, Baking Powder.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 burrito (136g )
Servings Per Container about 3
Amount Per Serving
Calories
186
Calories from Fat
18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2 g
4 %
Saturated Fat 0 g
0 %
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
0 %
Sodium 200 mg
8 %
Potassium 57.8 mg
Total Carbohydrate 32 g
10%
Dietary Fiber 7 g
28%
Sugars 2 g
Protein 10 g
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
15%
Calcium
8 %
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients: FILLING: Beans, Cooked chicken, Jalapeno Peppers, Cheddar Cheese (skim milk, cheese culture, salt and enzymes, annatto color), Salsa (tomatoes, tomato juice) Onions, Bell peppers, Peppers, Parsley, Garlic, Cilantro, Chipotle powder.
TORTILLA: Whole wheat flour, water, canola Oil, Salt, Guar Gum, Baking Powder
Question
Food item A
Food item B
What is the serving size?
Number of servings per container
If one person eats a whole package, how many calories are consumed?
Which food has more saturated fat?
Grams of saturated fat in the entire package?
What ingredients likely contribute the largest amount of saturated fat? (check the ingredient list)
Which food might contain Trans-fat? What is the source of Trans-fat in this food?
(check the ingredient list)
Which food item contains more sugar?
If someone is on a low salt diet, which food is the worst?
Which food is a source of vitamin A?
Which food is the best source of vitamin C?
Which food has more fiber? What ingredient likely contribute the largest amount of fiber?
What is the ingredient that weighs the most in the product?
Filling:
Tortilla:
Filling:
Tortilla:
Table 1

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