please answer 8 questions below

Jackie is a 22 year old college student.She takes classes full time and works at least 24 hours a week as an office assistant at a medical office.Between school and work she spends a lot of time sitting during the day.She does not do much exercise, although tries to get out and walk a few times a week and occasionally goes for a short bicycle ride or hike with her friends on weekends.She is 5’5” tall and weighs 150 pounds.

This is what Jackie ate one day.She says this is a fairly typical diet for her.

Breakfast: 1 cup Special K cereal with ½ cup 2% milk and 2 tsp white sugar, 1 cup calcium fortified OJ, 6 ounces low-fat strawberry yogurt

Morning snack:1 glazed donut

Lunch:Grilled chicken sandwich from Wendy’s (whole wheat bun, cheese, lettuce, tomato, sauce), small French fries, small garden salad with I packet regular honey mustard dressing, 16 oz regular Coke

Afternoon snack:1 apple, 1 granola bar with nuts and fruit

Dinner: 2 cups pasta with meat sauce, 1 cup steamed broccoli, 16 ounces sweetened iced tea

Evening snack:1 medium scoop premium vanilla ice cream, 3 Oreo cookies

An analysis of Jackie’s diet shows it contains the following nutrients:


Amount Eaten

Total calories



483 grams

Dietary fiber

32 grams

Total sugars

246 grams

Added sugars

159 grams

1.What is the recommendation for the percent of total calories that should come from carbohydrates?

2.What is the percent of calories from carbohydrates that Jackie consumed?Did she meet the recommendation?

3.How many grams of fiber should Jackie consume each day?Did she meet the recommendation?

4.The World Health Organization recommends that no more than 10% of total calories come from added sugars. What percent of calories came from added sugar in Jackie’s diet? Did she meet the recommendation?

5.Discuss the foods Jackie ate that provided carbohydrates, fiber, and added sugar. You should list and discuss a minimum of two foods for each category.

6.What effects do her current carbohydrate, fiber, and added sugar intake have on her risk of diseases such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and hypoglycemia?

part 2

1.Discuss a minimum of 5 specific changes to improve Jackie’s overall carbohydrate, fiber and sugar intake. Be sure to explain why your change will improve her carbohydrate, fiber, or sugar intake.

2. Use the changes you described to create a new diet plan for Jackie

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