Please track your diet throughout the week using the fooducate app. Once you have tracked your food intake for several days. Write a two page essay double spaced, 12 point font, times new roman. The essay should include a well thought out intro, body and conclusion and should have in text citations. It should be in APA format and include a reference page with at least two credible resources. You should consider the following in your essay:

1. This essay will focus on your carbohydrate intake specifically. Take a look at the nutrition facts on the foods you’ve eaten, which can be found within the app. Look at Total Carbohydrates of these foods. Overall did you meet the RDA for carbohydrates? How do you know? use resources for support.

2. As discussed in Chapter 4, please break down the total carbohydrates into fiber, and sugars (monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides). Which one is a better source of carbohydrate? why? Could you improve your diet in this area? How are you going to do that? Use resources for support.

3. Explain how these carbohydrates (monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides) are used in the body of someone that has diabetes and does not have diabetes. Also, discuss soluble and insoluble fiber (differences between them) is one better than the other?

Last Updated on February 6, 2018

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