Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Food journal and reflection for 4/12/16

Meal: Breakfast
Time: 8;00 AM
What I ate or drink? Potato chips
Number of calories: 90
Carbs: 17
How much or number of ounces: 12 oz. soda
Where eaten or drank:  BTC Building
Reflection: At least I have eaten something for breakfast.  However, what I consumed was not healthy.

Meal: Lunch
Time: 2:30 PM
What I ate or drink? Cheerios
Number of calories: 700
Carbs: 150
How much or number of ounces: 12 oz. water + 32 oz. coffee
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Reflection: I ate way too much in one setting

Meal: Snack 1
Time: 2:40 PM
What I ate or drink? Peanut butter and preserves sandwich
Number of calories: 460
Carbs: 40
How much or number of ounces: 12 oz. water
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Reflection: Should I have eaten the peanut butter and preserves sandwich alone?

Meal: Snack 1
Time: 4:30 PM
What I ate or drink? Fiber One Bar
Number of calories: 90
Carbs: 17
How much or number of ounces: 12 oz. water
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Reflection: Should I have eaten that before I eaten the fries?

Meal: Dinner
Time: 6:15 PM
What I ate or drink? Sweet Potato pudding and 
Number of calories: 450
Carbs: 15
How much or number of ounces: 12 oz. water + 28 oz. coffee
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Reflection: None.

Meal: Snack 2
Time: 10:50 PM
What I ate or drink? Pretzel sticks
Number of calories: 100
Carbs: 15
How much or number of ounces: 12 oz. water
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Reflection: I think I am hungry late at night, but am I?

Meal: Snack 3
Time : 10:55 PM
What I ate or drink: Peanut butter crackers
Number of calories: 900
Carbs: 25
How  much or how many ounces: 0
Where eaten or drank: Home
Reflection: I have learned that consuming more than say, 500-600 calories in one setting is way too much.  Eating late at night will do me no good since peanut butter can be fattening if eaten in large quantities.

Daily Totals:
Number of calories: 2790
Number of carbs: 269
How much or number of ounces: 60 oz. water+  60 oz. coffee 
Where eaten or drank:  Home
Overall summary: I need to eat more healthy food and exercise more.  I also need to consume more grains, dairy, and beans.  My goal is to consume more healthy foods since I admit to not eating healthy.  That has been a struggle of mine.