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How do I write an essay where I summarize my eating habits from a nutrition log?...

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idontlikeschool0 | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted October 1, 2013 at 3:40 PM via web

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How do I write an essay where I summarize my eating habits from a nutrition log?

Assignment:

You have Nutrition Log. At end of week, analyze food choices in short essay. ....Include everything you eat and drink during the day.... Recording what you ate in Nutrition Log for an entire week, analyze food choices made during that time. List 3 good eating habits ate during this week and three problems you see in your diet. Then, make a final list 3 ways to improve diet.

Summarize your results in 3-paragraph essay. First paragraph should address 3 positive eating habits. The second paragraph focus 3 potential problems you found in diet. Last paragraph will discuss 3 ways you can improve diet for future. Paragraph must have proper topic/conclusion sentence.

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted October 1, 2013 at 7:17 PM (Answer #1)

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The first step in completing this assignment is to be very faithful and accurate about completing your nutrition log.  Make sure you write everything down exactly as instructed, so that your essay will be easier to write.

Once you have your log, get two highlighters.  In one color, go through and highlight healthy foods. In another color, highlight unhealthy foods.  Now you can visually see how much of each kind of food you eat, and if there are any patters.  For example, do you eat unhealthy food at night during TV snacking?  Do you usually have a healthy breakfast?  These patterns will make it easier to organize your essay.

The instructions tell you what to put in each paragraph, and the assignment requires a topic sentence for each paragraph.  The topic sentence tells what is going to be in the paragraph in one simple sentence.

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