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Nutrition: "You Are What You Eat"


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I use this in class to teach my 10th grade students how what you eat affects your mind, body, emotions and overall health.

Nutrition: "You Are What You Eat"

  1. 1. “ YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT” Are you making the right choices?
  2. 2. NUTRITION <ul><li>… is the study of HOW </li></ul><ul><li>our BODY USES THE </li></ul><ul><li>FOOD WE EAT to maintain health. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Appetite vs. HUNGER
  4. 4. Appetite <ul><li>… is the DESIRE to eat based on PLEASURES </li></ul>*TASTE *AROMA * TEXTURE It’s what causes us to eat beyond HUNGER!
  5. 6. HUNGER Is the BODY’S PHYSICAL RESPONSE to the need for FUEL.
  6. 7. Hunger Pains tell us when to eat .
  7. 8. “ DIET” <ul><li>A diet is a pattern of eating that includes what a person eats, how much a person eats, and when a person eats. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Diet trends…
  9. 10. <ul><li>CARPIO’S DEFINITION OF “DIET” </li></ul><ul><li>DIET… </li></ul><ul><li>A quick FIX to a LONG TERM </li></ul><ul><li>PROBLEM </li></ul><ul><li>Diets don’t work. </li></ul>Not even weight watchers.
  10. 11. <ul><li>DIET </li></ul><ul><li>is </li></ul><ul><li>a </li></ul><ul><li>LIFESTYLE </li></ul>
  11. 13. Reasons Why we EAT <ul><li>It (food) was there. Boredom </li></ul><ul><li>Social (family, holiday, outing) </li></ul><ul><li>Emotions (anger, sadness, happiness) </li></ul><ul><li>Someone Else </li></ul><ul><li>Nervousness </li></ul><ul><li>Stress </li></ul>
  12. 14. Factors that affect food choices <ul><li>Personal preference </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Convenience </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Religious </li></ul><ul><li>Availability/Variety </li></ul>
  13. 15. BODY IMAGE <ul><li>is the way </li></ul><ul><li>you FEEL about </li></ul><ul><li>and PERCIEVE </li></ul><ul><li>your BODY </li></ul>
  14. 16. Eating Disorders <ul><li>ANOREXIA NERVOSA </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Starvation </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme Weight-Loss </li></ul><ul><li>BULEMIA NERVOSA </li></ul><ul><li>Secretive </li></ul><ul><li>Binge & Purge </li></ul><ul><li>BINGE EATING </li></ul><ul><li>Binge w/o purge </li></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>Mental Distortion </li></ul><ul><li>ONE THINKS they are FAT </li></ul><ul><li>But in REALITY … </li></ul><ul><li>They ARE </li></ul><ul><li>Painfully NOT. </li></ul>
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  17. 20. “ You are what you eat” Short term problems related to diet: <ul><li>depression </li></ul>mood swings fatigue
  18. 21. “ You are what you eat” LONG term problems related to diet: <ul><li>obesity </li></ul><ul><li>heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>High blood pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Cirrhosis of the liver </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Cavities </li></ul><ul><li>Dietary deficiency </li></ul>
  19. 22. What exactly is obesity? <ul><li>having too much body fat </li></ul><ul><li>it occurs over time when you eat more calories than you use </li></ul><ul><li>factors include: genetic makeup, overeating, eating high-fat foods and not being physically active. </li></ul>
  20. 23. Did you know? <ul><li>an estimated 66 % of U.S. adults are either overweight or obese. </li></ul><ul><li>an estimated 17 % of children and adolescents ages 2-19 years are overweight. </li></ul>
  21. 24. Top 10 Leading Causes of Death <ul><li>Top 6 leading causes of death are all associated with obesity </li></ul><ul><li>Coronary Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Chronic lower respiratory diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Accidents (unintentional injuries) </li></ul>National Center for Health Statistics
  22. 25. % of people OBESE by state
  23. 30. Coronary heart disease <ul><li>Heart Attacks </li></ul><ul><li>Start Slow </li></ul><ul><li>Fleeting Chest Pains </li></ul><ul><li>Pain in arms, neck, jaw or stomach </li></ul><ul><li>Shortness of breath </li></ul><ul><li>Nausea </li></ul>
  24. 31. Stroke <ul><li>Numbness in the face (jaw), arm or leg; especially on one side of the body </li></ul><ul><li>Sudden confusion </li></ul><ul><li>Slurred speech </li></ul><ul><li>Blurry vision </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Severe Headaches </li></ul>
  25. 32. Diabetes <ul><li>20.8 million people in the U.S. or (7%) of the population have diabetes. </li></ul><ul><li>6.2 million people (or nearly one-third) are unaware that they have the disease. </li></ul><ul><li>economic cost of diabetes in 2007 was estimated to be $174 billion </li></ul><ul><li>176,500 adolescents aged 20 years or younger have diabetes </li></ul>America Diabetes Association
  26. 33. Types of diabetes <ul><li>TYPE 1 </li></ul><ul><li>the body's failure to produce insulin </li></ul><ul><li>5-10% of Americans who are diagnosed with diabetes have type 1 diabetes. </li></ul><ul><li>TYPE 2 (adult onset) </li></ul><ul><li>The body’s failure to use insulin </li></ul><ul><li>Most Americans who are diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes. </li></ul>Insulin “unlocks” cells to allow glucose to enter them. Insulin “unlocks” cells to allow glucose to enter them.
  27. 34. Complications of diabetes <ul><li>Coronary heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Blindness </li></ul><ul><li>Amputation </li></ul><ul><li>Dental disease </li></ul><ul><li>Kidney disease </li></ul><ul><li>Nervous system disease </li></ul>
  28. 35. In conclusion <ul><li>DIET IS A </li></ul><ul><li>LIFESTYLE </li></ul>
  29. 36. In conclusion <ul><li>what you eat affects </li></ul><ul><li>your MIND, BODY </li></ul><ul><li>& emotions </li></ul>
  30. 37. <ul><li>Yea… FOOD </li></ul><ul><li>choice </li></ul><ul><li>is that IMPORTANT </li></ul>
  31. 38. <ul><li>“ you are what you eat ” </li></ul><ul><li>So eat healthy </li></ul><ul><li>there is good in all of us </li></ul>