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BIO 170: Fundamentals of Nutrition
Module 8 Homework Assignment
PART I: PROJECT – RECIPE
Directions: In this homework assignment, you will use the Internet to search for a recipe of your favorite meal. Once you have located a recipe, you will use the website below to modify the recipe in a healthier manner. Please follow the steps outlined below. Your meal must be at least two pages in length, double-spaced, Times New Roman, and 12-point font. Please be sure to cite any references used. References can be obtained by using the LIRN Library. Please visit the Academic Resource Center (ARC) for helpful APA format, LIRN, and citation information.
Step 1: Using the Internet, search for a recipe of your favorite meal. Write down the ingredients of the recipe.
Step 2: Then visit the Spark Recipes website (http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-calculator.asp) to calculate the nutrition information of the recipe. You will need to first register with the website.
Step 3: After you have registered with the website, use the Recipe Calculator to search for each ingredient.
Step 4: Enter the total number of servings that your recipe makes and click the “Calculate Info” button.
Step 5: Review the nutrition information, taking into consideration how many servings your recipe made.
Step 6: Choose healthier substitutes to lower calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium as best you can. Visit American Heart Association website (http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/SimpleCookingwithHeart/Simple-Cooking-with-Heart-Home-Page_UCM_430043_SubHomePage.jsp) for tips on healthy cooking and healthy substitutions.
Step 7: Be sure to submit your modified healthier recipe along with the original recipe.
PART II: CASE STUDY
Directions: Read the case study below. Then answer the questions. Please ensure that your responses are at least 4 to 6 sentences in length. Please cite any resources referenced using APA format. Please visit the Academic Resource Center for APA format and citation help.
Pamela was adopted at birth and is now 4 months old. Her birth mother was HIV positive and testing at 2 months of age confirmed that she is also infected with HIV.
1. What do her adoptive parents need to know about feeding Pamela?
2. Pamela seems healthy, and it is hard for her adoptive parents to believe she has HIV.