Assignment 5.1: Case Study

Step 1: Using the following Case Study, create a meal plan.

Jackie is a healthy women.  She is 45 years old and 5’7″ tall.  Jackie’s current weight is 160 lbs.  She exercises 4-5 times per week but is struggling to meet her goal weight.  Jackie is seeking your clinical advice to lose 15 lbs in 3 months.  Her target weight goal is 145 lbs.

Write a basic meal plan for your client.

  • Include how many calories each day she will need to consume to lose 1-2 lbs each week
  • Calculate her complete macronutrient breakdown including; total carb consumption, total fat consumption, total protein consumption
  • Explain the rationale for all of your choices