Part I: Food Analysis and Comparison of Diet IntakeBelow is a table showing my dietary intakes as compared to the RDI required dietary needs of an adult.
So as to reach my dietary requirements, the following nutritional changes need to be considered.
- Increase my calcium and vitamin D intakes so as to help maintain bone health. Vitamin D-fortified or fat free milk or yoghurt on a daily basis would help me reach my target. Other foods that are rich in calcium include cereals, fruit juices, canned fish and dark green leafy vegetables. Multivitamin supplements with vitamin D will also help.
- I also need 100µg more folic acid in my daily diet Continue reading...