Nutrition History Essay

1593 words - 7 pages

Nutrition History of a Pregnant Woman.
Chinenye Nwawulu.
Morgan State University.
Nutrition 367.101.
Dr. Cynthia Tucker.
09/22/2015.


Nutrition History of a Pregnant Woman.
The nutritional intake of a woman before and during pregnancy can affect not only the growth and development of her baby but can also have an effect on malformation or mental retardation, if the lack of minerals and vitamins like iodine, folic acid or excessive intake of vitamin A is present during pregnancy. Pregnant women become more interested in their body and health; how much they weigh and how they look once they confirm they are pregnant because it is one of the most important times to stay ...view middle of the document...

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|   |   | 3 Day Meal Plan. |
|   |   | This plan is based on a 2000 Calorie allowance during the 1st trimester of pregnancy. |
|   | Date |   | Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner | Snacks |
|   | 09/18/15 |   | | | | |
| | 1 medium (2-1/2" across) Hot dog bun, white |
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| | 1 medium (7" to 7-7/8" long) Banana, raw |
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| | 1 large (3-1/4" across) Apples, raw |
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| | 1 ounce (22 almonds) Almonds, dry roasted, salted |
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| | 1 mug (8 fl oz) Tea, from instant powder, sweetened with sugar |
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| | 1 cup Milk, whole |
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| | 1 cup Salad, Cobb, grilled chicken, bacon, egg, blue cheese, avocado, tomato, Italian dressing |
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| | 1 medium wedge Watermelon, raw |
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| | 1 cup Ravioli, meat filled, with tomato sauce or meat sauce |
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|   | 09/19/15 |   | | | | |
| | 1 cup, cubes Avocado, raw |
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| | 1 medium ear (6-3/4" to 7-1/2" long) Corn, yellow, fresh, cooked (with salt, no fat added) |
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| | 1 cup Kidney beans, cooked from dry (with salt, no fat added) |
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| | 1 square Cracker, saltine |
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| | 1 cup Milk, chocolate flavored, whole |
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| | 1 square Cracker, saltine |
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| | 1 cup Milk, chocolate flavored, whole |
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| | 1 cup Rice cereal (cream of rice), cooked (with salt, no fat added) |
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| | 1 cup Fried rice, with shrimp |
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|   | 09/20/15 |   | | | | |
| | 1 large egg(s) Egg, boiled |
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| | 1 piece (2-1/2" x 4) Lasagna, with chicken or turkey |
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| | 1 cup Mixed vegetable juice (vegetables other than Tomatoes) |
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| | 1 ounce(s) Bagel chips |
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| | 1 cup Orange juice, freshly squeezed |
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| | 1 piece (1/8 of 9" pie) Pie, lemon meringue |
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| | 1 cup Orange juice, freshly squeezed |
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| | 1 cup Soup, mostly noodles (Ramen, Cup Noodles) |
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| | 1 slice (1/8 of 12" pizza) Pizza, with pepperoni, thick crust |
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Food Groups and Calories Report. |
| This plan is based on a 2000 Calorie allowance during the 1st trimester of pregnancy. |
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|   |   | Food Groups | Target | Average Eaten | Status |
| |   |  Grains | 6 ounce(s) | 5½ ounce(s) | OK |
| |   |  Whole Grains | ≥ 3 ounce(s) | ½ ounce(s) | Under |
| |   |  Refined Grains | ≤ 3 ounce(s) | 5 ounce(s) | Over |
| |   |  Vegetables | 2½ cup(s) | 2 cup(s)...

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