Food Pyramid Lesson

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Food Pyramid Lesson

  1. 1. What is the Food Pyramid? The food pyramid sorts different foods into groups .
  2. 2. Grains Bread Pasta Oatmeal Rice The orange food group represents:
  3. 3. Vegetables The green food group represents: Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the vegetable group. Broccoli Carrots Corn Tomatoes
  4. 4. Fruits The red food group represents: Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the fruit group. Apples Blueberries Grapes Oranges
  5. 5. Milk The blue food group represents: All fluid milk products and many foods made from milk are a part of this food group. White Milk Chocolate Milk Cheddar Cheese Cottage Cheese
  6. 6. Meat and Beans The purple food group represents: All foods made from meat, poultry, fish, dry beans or peas, eggs, nuts, and seeds are considered part of this group. Eggs Chicken Beans Shrimp
  7. 7. Click on the food that belongs in the grain group.
  8. 8. Incorrect. Try Again.
  9. 9. Correct! Oatmeal is a grain.
  10. 10. Click on the food that belongs in the Vegetable group.
  11. 11. Correct! Corn is a Vegetable!
  12. 12. Click on the food that belongs in the Fruit group.
  13. 13. Correct! Oranges are a Fruit!
  14. 14. Click on the food that belongs in the Milk group.
  15. 15. Correct! Cheese is in the Milk group!
  16. 17. Correct! Shrimp is in the Meat and Bean group!
  17. 18. http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/resources/mpk_coloring.pdf Congratulations! You are finished. Click here to print off your coloring worksheet.
  18. 20. Grade Level Content Expectations: Health Education, Grade Two Strand I: Nutrition and Physical Activity Standard I: Core Concepts 1.2 Classify foods into the food groups.
  19. 21. Works Cited: Images “ Apples.” Atkins Diet Alert. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.atkinsdietalert.org/ads.html>. “ Beans.” Laurel On Health Food. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.laurelonhealthfood.com/2007/07/03/eat-beans-to-avoid-colon-cancer/>. “ Blueberries.” A World Community Cookbook. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.worldcommunitycookbook.org/season/guide/ blueberries.html>. “ Broccoli.” A World Community Cookbook. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.worldcommunitycookbook.org/season/guide/broccoli.html>. “ Carrots.” Mourelatos. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.mourelatos.com/Carrots.html>. “ Cheddar Cheese.” igourmet.com. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.igourmet.com/cheddar-cheese.asp>. “ Chicken.” Emory Healthcare. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.emoryhealthcare.org/emory-health-source/recipes/recipe-grilled-with- warm-fruit-salsa.html>. “ Chocolate Milk.” Rogue. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://roguerunning.com/articles/355.html>. “ Corn.” A World Community Cookbook. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.worldcommunitycookbook.org/season/guide/corn.html>. “ Cottage Cheese.” Genius Beauty. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://geniusbeauty.com/diet-weightloss/cottage-cheese-healthy-facts/>. “ Eggs.” College of Agriculture & Natural Resources. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://healthybirds.umd.edu/Eggs/index.cfm>. “ Food Pyramid.” MyPyramid.gov. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/Resources/mpk_poster.pdf>. “ Grapes.” A World Community Cookbook. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.worldcommunitycookbook.org/season/guide/grapes.html>. “ Milk.” Bon Appetit . Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.bonappetit.com/tipstools/ingredients/2008/04/milk>. “ Oatmeal.” Nutrition Gyan. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http:nutritiongyan.wordpress.com/2008/06/10>. “ Oranges.” Alan’s Kitchen. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.alanskitchen.com/Ingredients/Fruits/Oranges.htm>.  
  20. 22. Works Cited: Images Continued “ Pasta with Tomato Essence.” Gourmet. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.gourmet.com/recipes/diaryofafoodie/2008/03/pastawtomato>. “ Rice.” Dotti’s Place. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http:www.waynescomputerworld.com/Dotti/rice.html>. &quot;Shrimp.&quot; SamCooks.com . Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.samcooks.com/food/seafood/shrimp.htm>. &quot;Tomatoes.&quot; A World Community Cookbook . Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.worldcommunitycookbook.org/season/guide/tomatoes.html>. &quot;USDA's 'new' Food Pyramid.&quot; Slash Food . Web. 31 Mar 2010. <http://www.slashfood.com/tag/food+pyramid/>. &quot;Whole Wheat Bread.&quot; CookingBread.com . Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.cookingbread.com/whole_wheat_bread.html>.
  21. 23. Works Cited: Information “ Inside the Pyramid: Fruits.” MyPyramid.gov. United States Department of Agriculture. 22 Jan 2010. Web 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/fruits.html>. &quot;Inside the Pyramid: Grains.&quot; MyPyramid.gov . United States Department of Agriculture, 01 Oct 2009. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/grains.html>. &quot;Inside the Pyramid: Meat and Beans.&quot; MyPyramid.gov . United States Department of Agriculture, n.d. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/meat.html>. &quot;Inside the Pyramid: Milk.&quot; MyPyramid.gov . United States Department of Agriculture, 06 Apr 2009. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/milk.html>. &quot;Inside the Pyramid: Vegetables.&quot; MyPyramid.gov . United States Department of Agriculture, 01 Oct 2009. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/vegetables.html>. &quot;Grade Level Content Expectations.&quot; Michigan.gov . Michigan Department of Education, n.d. Web. 29 Mar 2010: 4. <http:www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/02_Health_10v2_178894_7.pdf>. &quot;My Pyramid for Kids Coloring Page.&quot; MyPyramid.gov For Kids . United States Department of Agriculture, 23 Sep 2009. Web. 29 Mar 2010. <http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/resources/mpk_coloring.pdf>.

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