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Nutrition power point

  1. 1. The Food Guide PyramidThe Food Guide Pyramid
  2. 2. Food Guide PyramidFood Guide Pyramid  Go toGo to http://www.mypyramid.gov/http://www.mypyramid.gov/ to findto find more information about dietary guidelines,more information about dietary guidelines, weight management, interactive tools and menuweight management, interactive tools and menu planner.planner.  This presentation will provide basic informationThis presentation will provide basic information and pictures of each portion of the pyramid.and pictures of each portion of the pyramid.
  3. 3. FruitsFruits  Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part ofAny fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the fruit group.the fruit group.
  4. 4. OilsOils  Oils are fats that are liquid at room temperature, likeOils are fats that are liquid at room temperature, like the vegetable oils used in cooking. Oils come fromthe vegetable oils used in cooking. Oils come from many different plants and from fish. Some commonmany different plants and from fish. Some common oils are:oils are:  canola oilcanola oil  olive oilolive oil  soybean oilsoybean oil  Some oils are used mainly as flavorings, such as walnutSome oils are used mainly as flavorings, such as walnut oil and sesame oil. A number of foods are naturallyoil and sesame oil. A number of foods are naturally high in oils, like:high in oils, like:  nutsnuts  olivesolives
  5. 5. MilkMilk  All fluid milk products and many foods madeAll fluid milk products and many foods made from milk are considered part of this foodfrom milk are considered part of this food group.group.
  6. 6. Meat and BeansMeat and Beans  All foods made from meat, poultry, fish, dryAll foods made from meat, poultry, fish, dry beans or peas, eggs, nuts, and seeds arebeans or peas, eggs, nuts, and seeds are considered part of this group.considered part of this group.
  7. 7. VegetablesVegetables  Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts asAny vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the vegetable group.a member of the vegetable group.
  8. 8. GrainsGrains  Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal,Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product.barley or another cereal grain is a grain product.
  9. 9. Daily Physical ActivityDaily Physical Activity  Children and teenagers should be physicallyChildren and teenagers should be physically active for 60 minutes every day, or most days.active for 60 minutes every day, or most days.
  10. 10. ConclusionConclusion  Live a healthy lifestyle by balancing your foods,Live a healthy lifestyle by balancing your foods, choosing nutritious meals, and exercising daily!choosing nutritious meals, and exercising daily!

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