NUTRITION Internet Assignment:
Print this instruction sheet and follow the directions. Go to the following websites and answer the
questions on this sheet. Staple everything you print together and turn in when finished.
a) Go to my pyramid plan and input your personal information to determine your individual food-
guide pyramid plan.
b) Go to View, print and learn more-and print a PDF version of your results.
c) Once you are on the results page for your pyramid, go to the Meal Tracking Worksheet and print
out 2 copies for a later assignment!
(hit the back button after the barracuda block)
Calculate your caloric needs and write your results here: Based upon my gender, height, weight, age
and activity level; I need _______________ calories per day
a) What does BMR stand for and mean?
b) My BMR is ____________
a) How does puberty play a role on your weight?
b) Calculate your BMI and print out your results (where it says print results)
c) What does your BMI stand for and tell you?
d) Why is BMI not the most accurate way to determine if a person is healthy?
Go to the website and answer the following questions:
a) What are vitamins and minerals?
b) What is the difference between fat soluble and water soluble vitamins?
c) How do you know if you are getting enough vitamins and minerals (under common concerns)?
a) Find your favorite fast food and print 4-5 of your favorite foods nutritional information. You can go to
other websites to find your favorite fast food. If you would like chipotle nutrition information:
www.chipotlefan.com/, or for panera: www.panerabread.com