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What are you learning today? Today you will be learning about the food pyramid and all the different food groups! At the end of this lesson you will be an expert on foods and what groups they belong to and you can even start packing your own lunches to help out mom and dad!
The Food PyramidClick on theorange words first.Once you have Oilsclicked each one, andclick on “Review” Fats Dairy Meat Fruits Vegetables Grains
Grains Servings daily: 6-11 Too many carbohydrates from the grains can upset the blood sugar level The HealthCentral Network, Inc
Grains The body will feel irritated and tired Examples: bread, rice, cereal, pasta, oatmeal, bagels
Fruits Servings daily: 2-4 Eat a variety of fruits, but go easy on the juices The HealthCentral Network, Inc
Fruits Major nutrients: Vitamins and fiber Examples: Apples, bananas, plums, oranges, grapes, melons, raisins, strawberries
Vegetables Servings Daily: 3-5 Major nutrients: Vitamins and Fiber Eat dark green vegetables and dark orange vegetables for more vitamins The HealthCentral Network, Inc
Vegetables Vegetables are very healthy for your body Examples: broccoli, carrots, green beans, peas, potatoes, tomatoes, spinach
Dairy Servings Daily: 2- 3 Major nutrients: Mineral, Protein The HealthCentral Network, Inc
Dairy Eat low fat or fat free, if you can not consume milk, choose other calcium sources Examples: Milk, cheese, yogurt, ice cream
Meat Servings daily: 2-3 Major nutrients: protein Eat low fat, lean meats, bake, broil, grill. Mix up the protein you eat The HealthCentral Network, Inc
Meat Protein is essential for our bodies and can also be found in other foods like eggs, beans, and nuts Examples: pork, chicken, beef, tuna, eggs, shrimp
Oils and Fats Servings daily: 3- 11 teaspoons Oils and fats should be consumed very lightly because they are high in calories and eating too much can be harmful to the body The HealthCentral Network, Inc
Oils and Fats Major nutrient: Fat Examples: butter, greasy foods, oil, sugar, candy, jelly, soft drinks
QUESTION 1:What is an example of the grains food group?Bread Pork
Correct! Awesome job! You know your grains You may now answer the next question!
Wrong It’sokay, keep going and try hard! The correct answer is bread because pork is a type of meat so it would belong in the meat food group!
QUESTION 2:How long should kids and teens exercise for in one day?3 Hours 1 Hour
Correct! Awesome job! One hour is the ideal time a kid or teenage should exercise their bodies! You may go to the next question
Wrong Itsokay! Keep trying Kids and teens shouldnt’t exercise for 3 hours at a time. It could be harmful to their bodies. 1 hour od exercise is recommended for a healthy body!
QUESTION 3:What is an example of the fruits food group?Apple Lettuce
Correct! Awesome job! You really know your fruits Lets see if you can get the next question right!
Incorrect Sorry lettuce is not a fruit it is a vegetable Keep Trying!
QUESTION 4:How many servings of fats and oils should someone eat/consume? 5-8 3-11
Correct! Awesome job! Lets see if you can get the next question right!
Incorrect Sorry the correct answer is 3-11 servings Keep Trying!
QUESTION 5:Do nuts and eggs belong in the same food group? Yes No
Correct! Awesome job! Both eggs and Nuts belong in the same group believe it or not!
Incorrect Sorry the correct answer is yes they do belong in the same group!
The End! Ifyou didnt’ miss any questions you got a 100%!!!! Great job! You have completed the lesson over the health food pyramid and the food groups Now you can officially pack your own lunches and put healthy foods in your body!Recap ofwhatyouhavelearned!
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