8th Grade Ch 2 Sec 2 Healthy Eating

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8th Grade Ch 2 Sec 2 Healthy Eating

  1. 1. Ch. 2 Sec. 2 Healthy Eating
  2. 2. USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) <ul><li>MyPyramid Plans </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Food Pyramid Steps to a healthier you GRAINS VEGETABLES FRUITS OILS MILK MEAT & BEANS 6 servings 4 servings 4 servings 2 servings 3 servings 5 servings
  4. 5. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/
  5. 6. Grains Make ½ your grains whole
  6. 7. Vegetables Vary your veggies <ul><li>Include dark green & orange veggies more often </li></ul>
  7. 8. Fruits Focus on fruits <ul><li>Eat a variety of fruits. Limit juices & canned fruits with sugar. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Oils Know your fats <ul><li>Limit solid fats. Choose oils from plant sources most often. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Milk Get your calcium rich foods <ul><li>Get plenty of calcium-rich foods. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat mostly low-fat dairy products. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Meat and Beans Go lean on protein <ul><li>Vary your protein sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose lean meats & poultry. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat more fish, beans & nuts. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Food Labels <ul><li>Allow you to evaluate a single food & compare nutritional value of 2 different foods </li></ul><ul><li>Help make healthful choices </li></ul>
  12. 13. How to Read a Food Label <ul><li>Serving Size </li></ul><ul><li>Calories </li></ul><ul><li>Percent Daily Value – nutritional content of 1 serving for a person who eats 2,000 Calories/day </li></ul><ul><li>Main ingredient listed 1 st </li></ul>
  13. 15. DRI Dietary Reference Intakes <ul><li>guidelines that show amt. of nutrients needed every day </li></ul>

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