Tips for Choosing Food

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Tips for Choosing Food

  1. 1. Tips for Choosing foods <ul><li>Go to: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/choose-choix/index-eng.php </li></ul><ul><li>Create one slide for each topic from vegetables and fruit to beverages. </li></ul><ul><li>Give as many tips as you can for each topic </li></ul><ul><li>Sentence form </li></ul>
  2. 2. Tips For Choosing Food BY: Charles You
  3. 3. Vegetables and Fruits <ul><li>Try to eat at least one dark green and one orange vegetables each day. </li></ul><ul><li>Try eating dark green vegetables like broccoli, lettuce, and spinach </li></ul><ul><li>Eat carrots, sweet potatoes, and squash. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to go for vegetables and fruits that has little or no fat, sugar, or salt. </li></ul><ul><li>Go for vegetables that are steamed or baked, and not deep fried. </li></ul><ul><li>Have vegetables and fruits instead of juice. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Grain Products <ul><li>Half of the grain products you eat each day should be at least whole grain. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat different kinds of wheat such as barley, oats, and brown rice. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick grain products that are low in fat, sugar, and salt. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to enjoy the true taste of grain products. Don’t use a lot of sauce. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to make wise decisions and choices. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Milk and Alternatives <ul><li>Drink 1% or 2% milk each and everyday. </li></ul><ul><li>Drink 2 cups of 500mL milk everyday for the proper amount of vitamin D. </li></ul><ul><li>Drink soy beverages if you don’t like milk. </li></ul><ul><li>  Choose low-fat milk alternatives. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the Nutrition table and make wise choices. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Meat and Alternatives <ul><li>Have alternatives like beans and tofu. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat 2 fish minimum for each and every week. </li></ul><ul><li>Select fish like herring, salmon, sardines, and trout. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide meat and alternatives that contain no added fat or salt. </li></ul><ul><li>Cut out the fat you can see from meats. Remove the skin on poultry. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to roast, bake, or poach, which requires a small amount of fat. </li></ul><ul><li>When you eat luncheon meats, sausages, or packaged meats, look for meats that are low in salt and fat. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Oil and Fats <ul><li>There are variety of fats in all kinds of food. Making the right choices of the right amount and types of oils and fat can lower the risk of certain dangerous diseases. To have good health, include a tiny bit of unsaturated fat and limit the amount of fat everyday. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Beverages <ul><li>As your beverage of choice, choose water if you can. Milk products and 100% of fresh juice are also healthy beverages. </li></ul><ul><li>Try not to drink a lot of caffeine. Caffeine affects children more than adults. Coffee, tea, cola, and some energy drinks contain caffeine, so be warned! </li></ul><ul><li>Limit the amount of beverages like energy drink, soft drink, punches, and alcohol. These beverages have low nutrients and high calories. </li></ul>

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