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Diet Scores and Comparing Food Records My second diet score went up and ended up being 10 points higher than my first diet score. I noticed that the individual scored that improved were me eating healthier, eating more fruit and vegetable servings, eating more calcium, and avoiding a lot of fast food meals. I think what helped me improve in these areas was for Lent, which is where I have to give up something for 40 days. So for Lent, I decided to give up meat, fast food, sweets, and anything but water. I think the only way my diet didn’t change or improve was me still not eating 3 meals a day. I still tend to eat big meals twice a day instead of eating 5-6 small meals a day or spreading out my eating times. I think what helped contributed to that was me not preparing my own meals, not eating at the right times or me just not being hungry. One similarity that I noticed from these two records was that I still eat only 2-3 big meals a day and don’t really know how to eat smaller portions. But I did notice that in my second records, I ate a healthy breakfast (yogurt and berries) all three days while in my first record, I would only eat a special K bar. Another difference that I noticed was that I didn’t have any fast food at all and ate more homemade meals, like tilapia with vegetables. I also noticed in the second records that I started to eat more servings of fruits and vegetables in my breakfast and dinners compared to my first records where I barely ate any servings of both.

Behavior Change Contract I did succeed on reaching my goal! What helped me reach it was me telling and making myself prepare my breakfast the night before. So what I would do is take a small disposable cup, put in my yogurt, add the berries and honey, and put in the refrigerator. I started to do it so much that it started to become a routine or habit, and I always made sure that…...

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