Nutritional diary

1) BMI and Hamwi #1Points Range: 26.1 (13.05%) – 30 (15%)

Calculates weight correctly using the BMI formula and Hamwi method. Shows proof of calculations. Provides a comprehensive and reasonable analysis of the results according to both methods. Includes references to support position.

2)Food Diary #2Points Range: 26.1 (13.05%) – 30 (15%)

Submits a food diary documenting all food, drink, and medication consumed for 3 days. Provides nutritional information for all foods contained in food diary including serving size, amount consumed, total calories, total fat calories, total carbohydrates calories, total protein calories, grams of sodium, vitamins, and minerals. Food diary provides detailed situational information including where the student was when eating the food, what he/she was doing, and why this food was chosen.

Nutritional Analysis of Food Diary #2Points Range: 34.8 (17.4%) – 40 (20%)

Provides analysis of weekly food intake by food groups and nutrients, as well as quantities of foods/calories consumed, and compares these to recommended amounts with references to support conclusions.

3) Physical and Emotional Analysis #4Points Range: 8.7 (4.35%) – 10 (5%)

Analyzes mood and feeling associated with nutrition and activity level. Makes clear and descriptive connections between emotions and items in the food journal. Elaborates on patterns and draws thoughtful conclusions.

4)Medical Conditions #5Points Range: 8.7 (4.35%) – 10 (5%)

Provides an in‐depth analysis of physical and/or medical conditions that may contribute to diet or nutrient intake or may interact with nutrition. Thoroughly explores the connection between nutrition and physical and/or medical health factors. Draws thoughtful conclusions

5)Culture and Religion #6 Points Range: 8.7 (4.35%) – 10 (5%)

Reflects on cultural and/or religious influences on the diet, both positive and negative, and includes strategies for change. Provides specific examples and situations.

6)Diet Plan #7 Points Range: 26.1 (13.05%) – 30 (15%)

Describes a detailed diet plan based on height, weight, BMI, culture, religion, activity level, health, and medication use. Identifies specific changes that will need to be made to comply with the diet plan and ways the diet plan can benefit the individual. Provides 1 reference for support.

a.What calorie, nutrient, and drug intake changes will you make? Explain. • What lifestyle changes will you specifically make, if any? • Does your activity level need to change? If so, how? • Explain how the diet plan will benefit you. • Explain how you plan to implement the changes you want to make. • Provide at least one academic source/reference in support of your diet plan.

7)Goals #7Points Range: 8.7 (4.35%) – 10 (5%)

Provides 3 specific goals to improve nutrition based on analysis of dietary habits. Goals are clear, precise, and reasonable to fulfill.

Implementation Strategies and Obstacles #7Points Range: 8.7 (4.35%) – 10 (5%)

Provides an implementation strategy for each of the 3 goals. Provides three obstacles for meeting the goals above.


Last Updated on February 11, 2019

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