Healthy Choices<br />
Quiz<br />Name 3 of the 6 nutrients<br />Nutrient that provides growth/repair<br />Nutrient that provides energy<br />What...
Guidelines for Eating Right and Active Living<br />My Pyramid Helps you apply what you know about nutrients to choose heal...
Your Best Choices Using My Pyramid<br />Focus on Fruit: fresh whole fruit vs. juices<br />Vary your Veggies: Eat a good mi...
Balancing Food and Physical Activity<br />Even if you eat the right amount and mix of healthful foods, you can still be ov...
Healthy Eating Patterns<br />Nutrient Dense Food: high ratio of nutrients to calories.<br />Start the day off right: BREAK...
Nutrition Basics<br />Food Labels provide information about the ingredients and nutritional value of foods.<br />FOOD LABE...
Nutritional Claims<br />Free: contains none, or an insignificant amount of fat, sugar, saturated fat, trans fat, cholester...
Nutritional Claims<br />Reduced: contains 25% fewer calories ore 25 %less of a given nutrient than the original.<br />
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  1. 1. Healthy Choices<br />
  2. 2. Quiz<br />Name 3 of the 6 nutrients<br />Nutrient that provides growth/repair<br />Nutrient that provides energy<br />What is the equivelent to the motor of a car in the body?<br />Give and example of Breads and the 3 degrees of fuel<br />
  3. 3. Guidelines for Eating Right and Active Living<br />My Pyramid Helps you apply what you know about nutrients to choose healthful foods.<br />MyPyramid: an interactive guide to healthful eating and active living.<br />
  4. 4. Your Best Choices Using My Pyramid<br />Focus on Fruit: fresh whole fruit vs. juices<br />Vary your Veggies: Eat a good mix of colorful veggies. (Green/Yellow/Orange)<br />Get your Calcium: dairy (teens 3 cups a day)<br />Make sure your grains are WHOLE: brown rice, whole grain bread, pasta and crackers.<br />Go Lean Protein: grilled/baked/broil<br />Limit Certain Foods: sugar/salt/saturated fats<br />
  5. 5. Balancing Food and Physical Activity<br />Even if you eat the right amount and mix of healthful foods, you can still be overweight if you aren’t getting enough physical activty.<br />Guidelines recommend that teens should be physically active for 60 minutes almost every day.<br />
  6. 6. Healthy Eating Patterns<br />Nutrient Dense Food: high ratio of nutrients to calories.<br />Start the day off right: BREAKFAST<br />BENEFITS OF EATING BREAKFAST:<br />Do better in school<br />Less likely to be overweight<br />More mentally alert<br />More energy<br />Sensible Snacks: fresh fruit, veggies, nuts, string cheese, popcorn, fat free yogurt, bread<br />
  7. 7. Nutrition Basics<br />Food Labels provide information about the ingredients and nutritional value of foods.<br />FOOD LABELS:<br />Name of the Food<br />Amount in package<br />Ingredients in food<br />Nutrients found in food<br />
  8. 8. Nutritional Claims<br />Free: contains none, or an insignificant amount of fat, sugar, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, sodium or calories<br />Low: you can eat this food regularly without exceeding your daily limits for fats, cholesterol, sodium. (3 grams or less per serving)<br />Light: 1/3 fewer calories, ½ the fat or sodium from the original product<br />
  9. 9. Nutritional Claims<br />Reduced: contains 25% fewer calories ore 25 %less of a given nutrient than the original.<br />

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