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Eating right -your_health_depends_on_it!

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Eating right -your_health_depends_on_it!

  1. 1. Eating Right - Your Health Depends on It! Rose Ann Chiurazzi, MA, RD, LD, CDE Cleveland Foodbank Agency Conference September 30, 2011
  2. 2. What is “eating right”?
  3. 5. US Dietary Guidelines 2010
  4. 6. Food Guide Pyramid <ul><li>Out with the old…….. </li></ul>
  5. 7. ChooseMyPlate.gov <ul><li>In with the new…. </li></ul>
  6. 8. 10 Tips to a Great Plate <ul><li>1. Balance Calories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase activity </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. 2. Enjoy your food, but eat less <ul><li>Eat when you are hungry and </li></ul><ul><li>stop when you are full. </li></ul><ul><li>Sit at the table and eat. Have family meals. </li></ul><ul><li>Start with a small portion and eat slowly </li></ul>
  8. 12. 3. Avoid oversized portions
  9. 13. 4. Foods to eat more often
  10. 14. Eat more calcium and potassium
  11. 15. Eat more often
  12. 16. <ul><li>Make half of your plate fruits and vegetables </li></ul>
  13. 21. 6. Switch to fat-free or 1% milk <ul><li>The same Calcium and vitamin D </li></ul><ul><li>Lower in Calories and saturated fat </li></ul>
  14. 22. <ul><li>Make half of your grains whole grains </li></ul>
  15. 24. 8. Foods to eat less often
  16. 27. 9. Compare sodium in foods
  17. 28. Use herbs to add flavor!
  18. 29. <ul><li>Drink water instead of sugary drinks </li></ul><ul><li>Soda, energy drinks, sports drinks, sweet tea, kool-aid </li></ul><ul><li>Juice more that 1 cup/day </li></ul>
  19. 31. A few extra words about sodium… <ul><li>Blood pressure and sodium… </li></ul><ul><li>1,500 -2,300 milligrams per day. </li></ul>
  20. 32. Eat Right- Your Health Depends on It! <ul><li>Start today! </li></ul>
  21. 33. <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>

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