FIND OUT WHAT YOU EAT and whether your diet is as balanced and
healthful as it could be. Keep a record of what you eat for
one week; the determine ways to eat more sensibly if necessary.
For example, if you discover that most of your calories are
coming from fats, decrease your intake of fatty foods such as
butter, cheese, ice cream, margarine, salad dressings, luncheon
meats, or other meats rich in fat, and increase your intake
of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean meats, fish and poultry.
Keep recording your meals and attempting to adjust what you
eat until you achieve a balanced diet.
Make copies of this chart so that you can record what you eat
throughout the day. If you wait until evening, you may forget
what you've eaten.
|Breakfast|| || || || || || || |
|Lunch|| || || || || || || |
|Dinner|| || || || || || || |
|Snacks|| || || || || || || |