Food That WorksAdequate and balanced nutrition is your foundation
What we eat Menzel and DiAluisio. Hungry Planet: What the World Eats. C 2005.
We’re eating more: Starch, Fat,Sugar Where do added Calories come from? 500+ refined starch 600+ added fat 450+ added sugar
3 Key Questions What to eat? When to eat? How much is enough?
What to eat? Eat a balance of carbohydrate, protein and fat for greater satiety and enduring energyBLOOD GLUCOSE Refined sugars/starches Carbohydrate Protein + Protein/Carbohydrate Carbohydrate + Fat 0 1 2 3 4 5 TIME AFTER EATING (hours)
When to eat? 7:00 AM Breakfast 8:15 AM Language Arts 10:00 AM Break/ Snack? 10:30 AM Math 12:00 PM Lunch 12:45 PM Social Studies 1:15 PM Art 1:45 PM Science 2:30 PM End of school day/ Snack? 4:00 – ??? Homework 7:00 PM Dinner 10:00 PM Bedtime
Honor how much isenough?Starving Just Enough Full Stuffed Still Hungry Satisfied Overfull
Allow food it’s rightful place Satisfying Soothing Social Celebratory
Questions & Answers Bonnie Y. Modugno, MS, RD www.muchmorethanfood.com