This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Ietary Analysis Case Study Assessment

2382 words - 10 pages

Case Study Scenario
LB is a 24 year old female account manager at an advertising agency. She works 12 hour days and goes through phases of eating well and badly. She lives with a friend, never cooks and has little time to exercise. Her height is 172cm and her weight is 72 kg.
LB has recently been feeling tired and moody and was recommended to see a Nutritionist by her Mother. LB does not see the connection between her diet, lifestyle and the way she feels.
The nutritionist asked a series of questions regarding LB’s dietary intake, the results of her questioning are listed below:

Breakfast:
Two pieces of white toast at work, one with vegemite and one with peanut butter (commercial ...view middle of the document...

Nutrient Justification of deficiency
Vitamin C Lack of fruit in the diet.
Protein Lack of iron in the diet.
Carbohydrates Not enough fruit, fibre, vegetables and rice in the diet.
Vitamin A D E K Due to lack of omega 3 and 6, glucose, fruit, vegetables.
Iron Lack of meat and vegetables.
Vitamin B group Deficiencies due to diet and alcohol consumption.
Calcium Lack of dairy products in diet.
Energy levels low Due to inadequate diet

Question 2.
What condition/s is LB at risk of developing? Please justify your reasoning for your answer.
LB is at risk of developing long term conditions like cardiovascular disease (stroke, hypertension, heart disease) due to vitamin and fibre deficiencies and possible high cholesterol. Other possible conditions could be:
Digestive infections and diseases caused by vitamin group deficiencies.
Heart failure, nervous system disorders, muscular disorders, weakened nerve function caused by vitamin B group deficiencies.
Slow healing from weakened immunity to sickness due to lack of vitamin C.
Softened bones from lack of vitamin D.
Easy bruising and chances of severe bleeding due to lack of vitamin K.
Possible anaemia (small red blood cells that don’t have enough haemoglobin.) caused from lack of iron.
Diabetes type 2, causes can be inactivity, obesity, diet rich in saturated fats and also high-glycaemic-load foods. Lack of magnesium, calcium, potassium, zinc and chromium can also contribute to diabetes type 2.
Reactive hypoglycaemia caused by high sugar levels
Fasting hypoglycaemia which can be caused by an underlying serious medical condition.
Due to excessive alcohol consumption, long term conditions can develop like cirrhosis of the liver, breast, liver, oral and colorectal cancers and cardiovascular disease.
Malnutrition due to insufficient intake of energy, vitamins and macronutrients.
Immune system problems due to lack of selenium and zinc
Question 3:
Taking into consideration the potential nutrient deficiencies identified, prepare a three day diet plan that would address these deficiencies and improve LB’s health.
Please specify the quality and quantity of any foods recommended and include brand names where appropriate.
Make sure you provide detailed information, (e.g., specify which vegetables / meats / salads etc.) for the dietary recommendations.
Please also ensure that you include any cooking methods to be used (e.g., stir-fried, steamed, baked, microwaved, boiled, deep fried, etc.) Use the template provided:


Day 1 Breakfast Lunch Dinner Snacks Beverages
30g of Kellogg’s low fat Muesli cereal with 200g of greek yogurt topped with 150g of sliced kiwi fruit.
1 Cup of coffee (250ml) sweetened with one teaspoon stevia 5g and 10ml skim milk. Choice one: Salad sandwich using two slices of wholegrain bread, organic vegetables like 75g avocado spread, 75g lettuce, 50g olives, one medium tomato, lean ham 20g, 75g beetroot and 60g feta cheese.
Choice two: 250g of homemade vegetable soup including...

Find Another Essay On ietary Analysis Case Study Assessment

Xerox Case Study Analysis

1023 words - 4 pages Xerox Case Study Analysis Xerox's "Book In Time" is a revolutionary product, presenting some new opportunities for the company. It is simply a matter of costs. The Book-in-Time equipment allows for a publishing company to produce a 300-page book for $6.90, something which could have been previously reached only for lots larger than 1,000 copies. A significant decrease in publishing costs, given the fact that these cover up to 20

Case Study Analysis

2396 words - 10 pages treat them with disrespect or without moral values. Works Cited JAU-SHIN HONl, MING-YUEH TARNG, & Po-Young, C. (2000). A case study exploring acer's global logistics and innovation. Management International, 5, 21-30. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/204426199?accountid=32521 About the Acer group. (1998). Organizational Dynamics, 27(1), 66. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/210599601?accountid=32521 Reckford, J

Social Media Case Study Analysis

935 words - 4 pages Social Media Case Study Analysis Effective communication in an organization is one of the components of its success. Managers are charged with navigating communication obstacles while making every effort to harness its benefits. This onus placed on managers is compounded by organizational advancements and the application of new technologies. One relatively new organizational technology being applied is the use of social media. Social media

Tough Guy Case Study Analysis

1816 words - 8 pages Analysis: Tough Guy Case Study The Tough Guy Case Study examines the employees of investment bank Hudson Smith Gordon (“Hudson”) and their reactions to the behavior of one of its vice presidents, Chip Mazey (Yemen & Clawson, 2007). This analysis will discuss the issues of unresolved conflict among Hudson employees and possible remedies to consider. Recommendations will be provided which should be implemented by Hudson management to minimize

Analysis of Tumi’s Case Study

1099 words - 4 pages . We analysis Tumi’s case study through the two elected perspectives and discuss on what evidence in the case study will support that specific perspective. We will also discuss which of the two perspectives has more evidence and which is based on fact rather than belief. The biological perspective was founded by James Old, in 1958. The biological perspective studies the chemical and the biological process of the central nervous system. The

ABC, Inc. Case Study Analysis

518 words - 2 pages  ABC, Inc. Case Study Analysis •     Introduction A number of problems were made during the recent hiring process. This case Study is an attempt to identify and recommend ways to improve this process. From the information that has been obtained, I believe that a lack of employee experience and a lack of prior planning and follow up resulted in a failure to accomplish all the tasks necessary to hire the new employees in a

Effective Communication Case Study Analysis

1123 words - 4 pages response and genuine concern of the public, Johnson and Johnson set a standard for crisis management while handling this situation. The purpose of this paper is to present a case study analysis on Tylenol's crisis management plan and analyze how effective they were with communicating to their publics.Internal and External PublicsNews media, customers, retailers, police, and the FDA were the main external publics involved in the Tylenol crisis

ABC, Inc. Case Study Analysis

1012 words - 4 pages ABC, Inc. Case Study Analysis Problem At the beginning of April, Carl Robbins was hired at ABC, INC. as a new recruiter. He successfully hired several employees, even though he was fairly new at his job. This was his first recruitment effort that turned out quite well. After this, the Operations Supervisor, Monica Carrolls, tasked Carl to recruit 15 new employees to begin working at ABC in July. So Carl scheduled an orientation to take

Elba Holdings Case Study Analysis

6987 words - 28 pages 1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARYA detailed analysis has been carried out on a Malaysian incorporated company: Elba Holdings Bhd. Basically they deal in the manufacturing and retailing of garments and they carry three brands: Elba, Edwin, and Adax. The analysis was done by using the following theories:The PEST analysis was studies to give a better understanding as to how the external macro environment affects the company. There are many external risks

Case Study Analysis ABC Inc

1113 words - 4 pages policy booklets would be in place by the June 15 deadline. Mr. Robins however, has failed or neglected to ensure that necessary arrangements were taken before the June 15 new hire orientation. Mr. Robins also failed or neglected to follow up with all pre-requisites before the new hires could begin orientation. The goal of this case study is to look at ways Mr. Robins could have conducted his work habits better and find resolutions to the problems

Psychosocial Development Case Study Analysis

2095 words - 9 pages Psychosocial Development Case Study Analysis In Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ 2006 movie Little Miss Sunshine, they depict the tribulations of a dysfunctional family trying to get their daughter to a beauty pageant, while encompassing strong portrayals of common issues in the United States today. It communicates the individual’s struggle to be perfect, as well as the difficulties of the average middle class family in society. In this paper

Similar Essays

Situational Approach: Assessment Of A Case Study

829 words - 4 pages Northouse’s (2013) book presents a case study of a training series at a pharmaceutical company. The training specialist, Jim Anderson, realized his approach with attendees was not effective half through the series. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the training series using the Situational Approach. The attendees’ development level and Jim’s initial leadership style will be identified. Using the leadership perspective, weaknesses in Jim’s

Case Study Analysis

1156 words - 5 pages Case Study Analysis: The patient,MMMM, needs a blood transfusion and possibly surgery to save her life as well as the life of her unborn child related to an injury she sustained from a motor vehicle accident. The patient does not want to receive blood products or surgery. The patient's reluctance is related to her faith, which is based upon biblical scripture pertaining to blood. The primary ethical issue in this case is the patient's right to

Mc Kinsey Case Study Analysis

2766 words - 12 pages McKinsey Case Study Analysis PAGE 1 McKinsey Case Study AnalysisMcKinsey and Co. Case Study AnalysisThis paper applies the management by objective (MBO) philosophy of Peter Drucker to the case study analysis of McKinsey and Company (McKinsey). Founded in 1926 by James "Mac" McKinsey, a University of Chicago professor, the firm started as an accounting and engineering consultancy agency, which experienced rapid growth. This paper is a plan that

Case Study Analysis

998 words - 4 pages Case Study AnalysisIntroductionThis is a case study analysis of Carl Robins, a new campus recruiter for ABC, Inc. Carl has enlisted and hired 15 new employees who are to be trained and work for Monica Carrolls, who is the Operations Supervisor. Carl has failed however to make the necessary arrangements for the new trainee orientation that is scheduled to take place on June 15. He also has neglected to follow-up with each of the new trainees