findings of your diet analysis table

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  1. From the findings of your diet analysis table, comment how Person A’s eating pattern compares with the Australian dietary recommendations?
  2. State which food groups are different to recommendations (high or low).
  3. Identify which key nutrients are associated with those food groups and how those nutrients may be affected (increased or decreased).
  4. What possible long-term health consequences there could be associated with those nutrients if the current eating pattern continues?

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  1. Calculate Person A’s body mass index (BMI kg/m2) and show your calculations. State your interpretation of the BMI.
  2. Estimate Person A’s energy requirements (EER) from NHMRC’s NRV energy table and show your calculations. Show the final value in kJ.
  3. Calculate the difference between Person A’s estimated energy intake from your Excel analysis template (Cell C41) and their EER calculated in 2b (show your calculations).
  4. Interpret what your answer in 2C means for Person A’s energy balance (positive or negative energy balance or nil effect) and what possible long term health risks there could be if this continues?

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3) Person A is following claims that eating a particular way can improve digestion and metabolism

  1. a) What is the definition of digestion? What is the definition of metabolism?
  2. b) Read Whitney et al. (2017) pp. 237-239 ‘Feasting Excess Energy’ and pp. 68-76 ‘Digestion’ and briefly discuss:

What occurs during digestion and metabolism when consuming carbohydrate, protein and fat? What occurs if these macronutrients are consumed in excess and is this likely to be associated with positive or negative energy balance?

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  • From your responses above, provide a brief conclusion about the potential consequences of Person A following their new eating pattern long term.
    Also discuss any limitations there may be with your calculations and findings.

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