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Nutrition And Fitness

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Nutrition And Fitness

  1. 1. Healthy Eating Healthy Living Nutrition and Fitness Basics Clark College Fitness Center
  2. 2. Nutrition Guidelines <ul><li>Healthy Eating Pyramid </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eat more vegetable oils, whole grains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eat less pasta, white bread </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Recommended Exercise <ul><li>30 minutes of daily moderate-intensity activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brisk walking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bicycling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gardening </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Relaxation Techniques <ul><li>Quiet the mind and body </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visualize a tranquil setting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concentrate on positive thoughts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build strength and refresh body </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice yoga or Pilates basics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve balance through core training </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Healthy Living Benefits <ul><li>Lowers cholesterol, blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces heart disease risk </li></ul><ul><li>Helps prevent adult-onset diabetes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Affects 8% of adults </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maintains body weight </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps avoid excess gain </li></ul></ul>

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