b. The Weight Loss Clinic diet consists of 800 calories per day,
with 46.1% protein, 35.2% carbohydrate, and 18.7% fat.
c. The macrobiotic diet includes 10% to 20% protein, 70%
carbohydrate, and 10% fat, with a half hour of walking
each day. Most familiar foods are forbidden, but you can
eat many unusual foods—such as rice cakes, seaweed,
barley stew, pumpkin soup, rice gruel, kasha and onions,
millet balls, wheat berries, and parsnip chips.
d. The No Aging diet maintains that eating food rich in nucleic
acids (RNA and DNA) can prolong life, because these
are the genetic materials. Recommended foods include
sardines, salmon, calves’ liver, lentils, and beets.
OUTCOMES 18.2, 18.3, 18.4, 18.6, 18.7
7. Examine the label information on the packages of a variety
of breakfast cereals. Which types of cereals provide the best
sources of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, and
minerals? Which major nutrients are lacking in these cereals?
8. If a person decided to avoid eating meat and other animal
products, such as milk, cheese, and eggs, what foods might be
included in the diet to provide essential amino acids?
OUTCOMES 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 18.4, 18.5, 18.6,
18.7, 18.8, 18.9
4. How do you think the nutritional requirements of a healthy
twelve-year-old boy, a twenty-four-year-old pregnant woman,
and a healthy sixty-year-old man differ?
OUTCOMES 18.2, 18.3, 18.4, 18.5
5. Using nutrient tables, calculate the number of grams of
carbohydrate, lipid, and protein that you eat in a typical day,
and the total calories in these foods. Suggest ways to improve
OUTCOMES 18.2, 18.3, 18.4, 18.5, 18.6, 18.7, 18.8
6. For each of the following diets, indicate how the diet is
nutritionally unsound (if it is) and why it would be easy or
cult to follow.
a. For the ±
rst ten days of the Beverly Hills diet, only fruit
is eaten. On day ten, you can eat a bagel and butter, and
then only fruit until day nineteen, when you can eat steak
or lobster. The cycle repeats, adding more meat. This diet
is based on “conscious combining”—the idea that eating
certain combinations of foods leads to weight loss.
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