Solved by a verified expert:Unit 2 ProjectComplete the Unit 2 Project as described below, and submit as a WORD document to the above link.In the Unit 1 Project, you recorded and submitted a detailed 3-day Dietary Journal. The weekly projects will entail evaluating the food choices you made. Each project will review your intake from a different nutritional standpoint as related to the unit material. For the Unit 2 Project, you will use the My Plate SuperTracker website. You will input your food choices and print out calculated nutrient intakes from the food you ate (as documented in your Dietary Journal). This data will be used to analyze your diet in future Unit Projects.Follow the link to download the project instructions. Input your Dietary Journal contents into the SuperTracker website. Create the necessary reports. Complete the questions.Read and carefully follow the Unit 2 Project Instructions.Go to ChooseMyPlate.gov. If possible, open up another browser to access this site, rather than viewing it within Blackboard. Some students have had difficulty logging in within Blackboard.Please keep in mind that you will NOT be graded (or judged in any way) on your diet. Your grade on the Unit2 Project will be based on creating correct and complete reports and answering the questions thoroughly.BIO 150 Nutrition
– Unit 2 Project Instructions(Rev. 10/12)
Enter your 3 day food record from Unit 1, (instructions below)
Submit your REPORTS and ANSWERS to the questions
Grading 30 points possible: 8 pts per printout (=16pts), Q1= 5 pts, Q2= 4 pts, Q3= 5 pts
the websitewww.choosemyplate.gov. Under “SuperTracker &
Other Tools” on the green menu at the top of the page, select
“SuperTracker”. Then, select the blue, highlighted
top right of the screen you will see “Create Profile” and “Login”. Choose “Create Profile” Fill-in all of the
information to “Personalize Your Profile” (not optional) “Register to save your Profile”, and then
your own reference and future “Login” record:
Profile Name: ______________________ Username: _________________________________
Password: _________________________ Dates of food records:__
“Food Tracker” from the light blue bar across the top, change the date to
reflect the food record day you are recording.
Under “Food Tracker” search for each of the individual items in your
food record for the day you are recording.
Scroll down to view the search results and choose the item which most
closely reflects what you ate. HAVING
TROUBLE finding an item? Use the ‘Search
Tips’ link under the search box. You
may need to choose a similar item OR enter components separately like a recipe/combination
careful when selecting the serving size, meal/snack. Do not use the default portion unless it is
truly accurate to what you consumed.
Click the “Add” button. You will
see the item appear in the appropriate meal/snack area and the food group bar
charts will adjust.
enter your second and third day. Begin
by first changing the date to the day the food was recorded by using the blue
date/day box. DOUBLE CHECK that you
have entered all items, meals and quantities correctly. Utilize the edit button shown under each
item as needed.
Now you will need to create REPORTS and SAVE electronic copies for submission. Go to “My Reports” on the dark blue menu at
the top of the screen.
“Meal Summary Report”, enter the date range for your three days. Click on “all” so that all the meals and
snacks are checked. Click on “Create
Report”. Then, export the report as a
PDF document. Submit this report. (8pts)
“Food Groups & Calories Report” enter the date range for your three days to
create a single 3 day average report.
Click on “Create Report”. Then,
export the report as a PDF document. Submit this report. (8pts)
Submit answers as a word document:
scientific standpoint, what are some benefits to a recording your daily
food and beverage choices? What if
more than three days were recorded? (5pts)
you find that recording your intake influenced you to change your choices
during and/or after the recording period?
Discuss either way. (3pts)
your Food Groups and Calories Report.
Notice your recommendations in the ‘Target’ column. List your ‘Status’ for: grains, whole grains, refined grains,
vegetables, (dark green, red/orange, beans/peas and starchy vegetables),
fruits, dairy, protein foods, seafood. (2pts)
discuss two areas where your status concerns you most. In addition to food groups also consider
oils, total calories and empty calories. (4pts)