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Healthy eating on a budget

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This presentation is designed for university students who are interested in healthy eating but have limited food budgets.

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Healthy eating on a budget

  1. 1. Healthy Eating on a Budget<br />Presentation to the AVC Students<br />February 22, 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is a healthy diet?<br />Adequate<br />Moderate<br />Balanced<br />Varied<br />
  3. 3. Adequacy<br />Energy<br />Carbohydrates<br />Fats<br />Protein<br />Nutrients <br />Vitamins & minerals<br />Fiber<br />Soluble & insoluble<br />Phytochemicals<br />
  4. 4. Moderation<br />Not too much…..<br />Not too little<br />“All foods can fit”<br />
  5. 5. Balanced<br />A diet that contains the combination of foods that provide the nutrients you need in the amounts you need<br />
  6. 6. Varied<br />Variety is the spice of life!<br />Increases the likelihood that you will meet all of your nutrient requirements<br />
  7. 7. What Tools Can Help You Design a Healthy Diet?<br />Canada’s Food Guide<br />http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index-eng.php<br />Food Pyramid<br />http://www.mypyramid.gov/<br />Food labels<br />http://www.healthyeatingisinstore.ca/pdf/ENG_RGB_FactSheet.pdf<br />Eatracker<br />http://www.dietitians.ca/public/content/eat_well_live_well/english/eatracker/<br />

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