Dark green Vegetables Any dark green vegetable Orange Vegetables Yup.. they’re the orange ones Beans and Peas Pretty self explanatory Starchy vegetables Corn.. Potatoes Other.. Cucumbers.. Onions..Tomatoes
Again.. FRESH IS BEST!!!
Meats & Beans
Eat 2-3 servings of meat per day
Most meat and poultry choices should be lean or low-fat.
Fish, nuts, and seeds contain healthy oils, so choose these foods frequently instead of meat or poultry.
The how’s and Why’s Fitness is important for physical and mental health. You need 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity a day to stay healthy. Exercise has great benefits for you (besides making you super fly ;) It can: Reduce anxiety, stress, and depression Improve self-esteem Boost your grades Who doesn’t want that??
Make it SAFE!! Understand the risks but be confident that physical activity is safe for almost everyone. Choose to do activities that are appropriate for your fitness level and health goals. Remember some activities are safer than others. Increase your activity gradually over time. Inactive people should “start low and go slow” by gradually increasing how often and how long activities are done. Protect yourself by using appropriate gear and sports equipment, look for safe environments, follow rules and policies, and making good choices about when, where, and how to be active. If you have chronic conditions and symptoms you should first consult your doctor about the type and amount of activity that is appropriate.
And your assignment is……. Track all of your food and physical activity for 1 weekusing the website below: http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov/ Watch tutorial Register as new user Enter all food and beverages you eat and any physical activity you do for this week Write 1-2 pages detailing what you discovered about your current diet and exercise habits, the steps you can take to improve your diet and exercise habits and the possible health benefits and/or risks Print your daily logs and turn in with your paper.