An Semester Analysis Of My Health And Diet Essay

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Question 1: After conducting the semester analysis of my health and diet, I am able to both accept and reject several hypotheses I made before the research began.
For hypothesis 1, I must reject my hypothesis that I consumed at least 0.9 cups of fruit per 1,000 calories/day. According to my online dietary record, I am receiving less than a third of what I should be on a daily basis. This may have been due to my previous thought that fruits and vegetables were interchangeable and you only needed to focus on one to get an adequate amount of servings.
For hypothesis 2, I can accept that on average I consumed at least 1.1 cups of vegetables per 1000/calories a day. According to my online dietary record, I am receiving and adequate number of vegetables daily through my current diet.
For hypothesis 3, I can accept my hypothesis that I consume at least 9.5% of my calories through saturated fat. Best on my dietary record I exceeded 10% of calories through saturated fat due to the high amount of processed foods I typically consume
For hypothesis 4, I can accept my hypothesis that I engaged in at least 300min/week of moderate intensity activity or more than 150min/week of vigorous intensity, or an equivalent combination. I am currently participating 6 days a week in resistance training at the gym totaling over 150min/week of vigorous intensity activity
For hypothesis 5, I can accept my hypothesis that I consume less than 2300 mg of sodium a day. The dietary intake has shown I am…

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