Worksheet Exercise B How Balanced Is Your Diet

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Compare the data you collected in worksheet 10-3 with other dietary choices. What food items would be eliminated from your diet if you choose to abstain from red meat, became a lactoovovegetarian, or became a vegan? Complete the following table using the food items that would be left.

NUTRIENT

UNITS/ DAY

YOUR TOTALS

RED MEAT ABSTAINER

LACTOOVOVEGETARIAN

VEGAN

Energy

kcal

Protein

g

Essential amino acids

Methionine

g

Lysine

g

Tryptophan

S

Total lipid

g

Saturated fatty acids

g

Monounsaturated fatty acids

g

Polyunsaturated fatty acids

g

Cholesterol

mg

Total carbohydrate

g

Dietary fiber

g

Simple sugars

g

Vitamin A

RE*

Vitamin D

/'g

Vitamin E

mg a TE*

Vitamin K

."g

Vitamin C

mg

Folate

.Ug

Thiamin (B,)

mg

Riboflavin (B2)

mg

Niacin

mg

Pyridoxine (B6)

mg

Cyanocobalamine (B12)

PS

Sodium (Na)

mg

Calcium (Ca)

mg

Phosphorus(P)

mg

Iodine (1)

PS

Iron (Fe)

mg

Zinc (Zn)

mg

  • RE = rctinol equivalents; aTE - d-aJpha tocopherol equivalents.
  • RE = rctinol equivalents; aTE - d-aJpha tocopherol equivalents.

NAME DATE

LAB SECTION NUMBER

LAB SECTION NUMBER

I. If you chose each of the vegetarian diets, what, if any. food would you need to eliminate from your current diet? Red meat abstainer:

Lactoovovegetarian:

Vegan:

  1. If you did eliminate these foods from your diet, what nutrients should you be most concerned about lacking?
  2. What foods could you substitute for the animal products to replace the lost nutrients?

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