Ne Iowa Ffi Intro Ppt September 2008 Presentation To Wellness Fair

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Presentation given at the Women's Wellness Day held in Waukon on September 30, 2008. Talks about eating a rainbow of foods and gives info on the FFI.

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  • Ne Iowa Ffi Intro Ppt September 2008 Presentation To Wellness Fair

    1. 2. What Color is Your Food?
    2. 3. What Color is Your Food? Eat 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day!
    3. 5. Eat a rainbow everyday
    4. 6. Eat 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day! Red apples Beets Red cabbage Cherries Cranberries Pink grapefruit Red grapes Red peppers Pomegranates Red potatoes Radishes Raspberries Rhubarb Strawberries Tomatoes Watermelon
    5. 7. Apricots Butternut squash Cantaloupe Carrots Grapefruit Nectarines Oranges Peaches Pears Yellow peppers Persimmons Pumpkin Rutabagas Yellow summer or winter squash Sweet corn Sweet potatoes
    6. 8. Green apples Asparagus Green beans Broccoli Brussels sprouts Green cabbage Cucumbers Green grapes Honeydew melon Kiwi Lettuce Limes Green onions Peas Green pepper Spinach Zucchini
    7. 9. Blackberries Blueberries Eggplant Figs Juneberries Plums Prunes Purple grapes Raisins
    8. 10. Eat 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day! Bananas Cauliflower Garlic Ginger Jicama Mushrooms Onions Parsnips Potatoes Turnips
    9. 11. Preserve Some Nutrients
    10. 14. Tips to Increase Fruits and Vegetables in Your Diet <ul><li>Keep cleaned fruits and vegetables in the refrigerator—ready to eat. </li></ul><ul><li>Have fruit for dessert </li></ul><ul><li>Keep a bowl of fruit on the table </li></ul><ul><li>Order veggie toppings on your pizza </li></ul><ul><li>Pack fresh or dried fruits for quick snacks </li></ul>
    11. 15. Preserve Some Nutrients <ul><li>Limit peeling to preserve fiber content </li></ul><ul><li>Steam, broil or microwave or cook in a small amount of water </li></ul><ul><li>Grill directly or in foil packets </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid boiling </li></ul><ul><li>Serve foods promptly </li></ul>
    12. 16. Resources <ul><li>www.aboutproduce.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.5aday.gov </li></ul><ul><li>www.5aday.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.extension.iastate.edu </li></ul>
    13. 17. What is a Food and Fitness Initiative? <ul><li>People working together to create vibrant communities where healthy eating and physical activity are convenient, affordable and safe for all children and families. </li></ul>
    14. 18. Where are Food & Fitness Initiatives?
    15. 19. NE Iowa’s Food and Fitness Initiative
    16. 20. Why Food and Fitness is Important The places we live, learn, work and play affect our health.
    17. 21. Why Food and Fitness is Important <ul><li>All children deserve to grow up in places that support being healthy. </li></ul>
    18. 22. Promoting Changes . . .
    19. 23. Who’s Involved? Entire Community
    20. 24. Develop a Common Language <ul><li>Active Living by Design </li></ul><ul><li>Safe Routes to School Program </li></ul><ul><li>School Wellness Policies </li></ul><ul><li>What is a Local Food System? </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a Vision for NE IA </li></ul><ul><li>Linking Health , Food, Active Living </li></ul><ul><li>Policy and System Change </li></ul><ul><li>Setting Vision, Strategies & Tactics </li></ul>
    21. 25. Our Vision . . . <ul><li>Northeast Iowa is a unique place where all residents and guests experience, celebrate and promote healthy locally grown food with abundant opportunities for physical activity and play EVERY DAY. </li></ul><ul><li>Healthier people make stronger families and vibrant communities. </li></ul>
    22. 26. www.iowafoodandfitness.org Working Together

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