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Your best friend has just been diagnosed with Type II diabetes and high blood pressure. He has a BMI of 29 and a waist-to-hip ratio of 1.13. He has been trying to improve his diet, he says he eats more chicken than beef now and reduced the amount of soda he drinks to 32 oz per day. He also started going to the gym 1-2 days a week. He did a 3-day diet analysis (see below).

A) How has he done on improving his diet? Is he going to lose weight?

B) Is this a healthy diet considering his medical condition? Analyze his diet below and highlight food choices that show that his diet is improving and/or any food choice you would recommend he avoid.

C) Being specific, suggest a further improved diet for him for 1-day?

Time

Food

Fluid

Calories

Where?

Why?

645

Carmel macchiato

300

Starbucks

Reduced fat banana coffee cake

400

Starbucks

Breakfast

1210

12” Spicy Italian sub

960

Subway

Lunch

Baked chips

120

Subway

32 Oz Coke

310

Subway

645

Rotisserie chicken

Water

140

Home

Green salad with home made dressing

105

Home

Pita bread

170

Home

GRAND TOTAL (Add a together all three days)

Calories gain/loss (Consumed – used)___1267_____ Pounds of fat gain/loss __0.363________