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  1. 1. Nutrition And FITNESSFor a healthy life<br />Nathan Hall<br />
  2. 2. Why Nutrition is Important<br />A balanced diet equals a healthy diet. A balanced diet includes nutritious foods that provide protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and water that a body needs. <br />A well balanced diet provides the energy for kids to grow and develop to their full potential.<br />A poor diet fails to provide the body with the right nutrients that are needed to properly grow.<br />Having a well balanced diet as a kid will kick start you for the rest of your life. <br />
  3. 3. Food Pyramid<br />•Orange: grains <br />• Red: fruits <br />• Green: vegetables <br />• Blue: dairy and dairy products <br />• Purple: proteins (meat, beans, fish and nuts) <br />• Yellow: fats and oils <br />• Provide a variety of nutrient dense foods from the five food groups. <br />
  4. 4. Nutritiants<br />Carbohydrates- are the preferred source of energy of a well balanced diet. <br />Protein- are needed for growth and development as well as development.<br />Fats- supplies the body with calories used for fuel and a ready source of energy.<br />Vitamins- are organic substances that are necessary for normal body functions, growth and maintenance.<br />Minerals- are non-organic substances that are necessary for normal growth, functioning and maintenance of the body. <br />Water- provides the body with hydration, which is important since body weight is made up of 50-70% water<br />
  5. 5. Types of foods<br />Carbohydrates- grains, pastas, cereals and breads.<br />Protein- meats, cheese, milk, eggs, beans, and nuts.<br />Fat-butter, marbling in stakes and other meats.<br />Vitamins- fish, oils, fruits and vegetables<br />Minerals- sodium, potassium(bananas) , calcium (milk) and iron.<br />Water-found in various foods and beverages.<br />
  6. 6. How to Obtain a Healthy Lifestyle<br />Aim for fitness-<br /> Aim for a healthy weight.<br /> Be physically active each day.<br />Build a healthy base-<br /> Let the pyramid guide your food choices.<br /> Choose a variety of grains daily, especially whole grains.<br /> Choose a variety of fruits and vegetables.<br /> Keep food safe to eat. <br />Choose sensibly-<br /> Choose a diet that is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and moderate in total fat.<br /> Choose beverages and foods to moderate your in takes of sugars.<br /> Choose and prepare your foods with less salt.<br />
  7. 7. Physical Activity<br />The food guide pyramid includes stairs. The stairs represent the importance of exercise and active play on a daily basis.<br />
  8. 8. Importance of Being Active<br />Needed for Health and Well Being<br />Setting a Foundation<br />Reduction in Various Disease Risks<br />Helps to Learn Better<br />
  9. 9. Activity Pyramid<br />Level 4- Limit Sedentary Living: inactivity<br />Level 3- Flexibility Activities, Muscle Fitness Activities<br />Level 2- Active Aerobics, Games, Sports and Recreation<br />Level 1- Lifestyle Physical Activities<br />
  10. 10. Activities <br />Aerobic fitness – large muscle movements for long periods time. Long distance bike, Swim, Run<br />Flexibility – ability to move joints through full range of motion. Stretching<br />Muscular fitness – combination of strength and endurance. Stick to resistance training<br />Strength<br />Exerting the muscle to maximal force onetime<br />Endurance<br />Exerting muscle to max force repeatedly over a period of time<br />
  11. 11. Bad Activities<br />Many of these activities are bad unless kept in moderation.<br />Video Games<br />TV<br />Laziness<br />Computer Time<br />Screen Time in General<br />
  12. 12. Short Video<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=kf-arEWLaig<br />Short Video relating Nutrition and Physical Activity to Elementary School Kids<br />
  13. 13. .<br />Sources<br /><ul><li>Pettifor, Bonnie. Physical Education for Lifelong Fitness, The Physical Best Teacher's Guide. 2nd. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2005. Print.
  14. 14. http://www.kids-nutrition-simplified.com/</li>

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