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Nutrition presentation

  1. 2. <ul><li>5 food groups: Vegetable, Grain, Fruit, Dairy, & Meat and Beans </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><li>Right balance of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients </li></ul><ul><li>Feel your best and have energy </li></ul><ul><li>Helps to handle stress </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent and control health problems (WebMD) </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Movement of your body </li></ul><ul><li>Moderate to vigorous for 60 minutes/day </li></ul><ul><li>Jumping and climbing 3 days/week (MyPlate) </li></ul><ul><li>Long term health benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Make it FUN! </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley, or another cereal grain </li></ul><ul><li>Eat whole grains rather than refined grains </li></ul><ul><li>6 oz. recommendation (MyPlate) </li></ul><ul><li>Check serving sizes here </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Vital for health and maintenance of our bodies </li></ul><ul><li>Whole grains help with weight management </li></ul><ul><li>Whole grains have high fiber; important for proper bowel function </li></ul><ul><li>When consumed during pregnancy, folate, a B vitamin provided by whole grains, reduces the risk of neural tube defects (MyPlate) </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Provide energy </li></ul><ul><li>Body turns carbs to glucose, used by brain cells </li></ul><ul><li>Important source of essential micronutrients (Turcotte, 2010) </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>Eat raw or cooked </li></ul><ul><li>Broken into 5 groups: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dark green </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Starchy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Red/Orange </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beans and Peas (many also protein foods) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 cups are recommended per day (MyPlate) </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>Reduced risk of some chronic diseases </li></ul><ul><li>No plant foods have cholesterol (MyPlate) </li></ul>Click here to view this vegetable stir fry recipe
  9. 11. <ul><li>Keeps eyes and skin healthy </li></ul><ul><li>Protect against infections </li></ul><ul><li>(MyPlate) </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Daily recommendation of 1 ½ cups of fruit per day </li></ul><ul><li>½ cup of dried fruit is equivalent to 1 cup for serving size purposes (MyPlate) </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas for incorporating fruit, click here. </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>The consumption of fruit can help guard against some types of cancers </li></ul><ul><li>It can ward off numerous types of heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Potassium, found is large amounts in bananas, can help with high blood pressure and decrease bone loss (MyPlate) </li></ul>
  12. 14. <ul><li>Important for growth and repair of body tissues </li></ul><ul><li>Helps heal cuts and wounds </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps teeth and gums healthy (MyPlate) </li></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>Fluid milk products and products made from milk </li></ul><ul><li>Choose fat-free or low-fat </li></ul><ul><li>3 cups needed each day </li></ul><ul><li>1 ½ ounces of cheese is a cup (MyPlate) </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy food gallery </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>Offers potassium, calcium, vitamin D, and protein </li></ul><ul><li>Increased bone health </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced risk of diabetes (MyPlate) </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>Used to build bone and teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Increase bone mass (MyPlate) </li></ul>
  16. 18. <ul><li>Meat, poultry, seafood, egg, soy, nuts, seeds </li></ul><ul><li>Beans and peas…a vegetable too?! </li></ul><ul><li>Lean or low-fat choices </li></ul><ul><li>5 ounces/day (MyPlate) </li></ul><ul><li>1 ounce=deck of cards </li></ul>
  17. 19. <ul><li>Steer clear of saturated fats; high amounts in processed meats </li></ul><ul><li>Nuts reduce the risk of heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Help immune system function </li></ul><ul><li>Release energy from muscles </li></ul><ul><li>Help build muscle (MyPlate) </li></ul>
  18. 20. <ul><li>Building blocks for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood </li></ul><ul><li>Also building blocks for enzymes, hormones, and vitamins </li></ul><ul><li>One of three nutrients that provide calories (the others are fat and carbohydrates) (MyPlate) </li></ul>
  19. 21. <ul><li>Necessary to have some oils, containing healthy fats </li></ul><ul><li>Eat monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, not saturated fats </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy oils: fish, nut, and vegetable oils (MyPlate) </li></ul>
  20. 23. <ul><li>Why is nutrition important? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We can tell other people how to eat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We have less stress and more energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vegetables taste good </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Which is an example of vigorous activity? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Running </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gardening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brushing your teeth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Which food is an example of a dairy item? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strawberry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Milkshake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steak </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What main nutrient does our body get from vegetables? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamin A </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamin C </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protein </li></ul></ul>
  21. 26. <ul><li>Food Pyramid-Slide 2: http://www.upmc.com/HealthAtoZ/patienteducation/W/PublishingImages/foodpyramid.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Stir Fry-Slide 11: http://taosartschool.org/cooking/vegetable_stir_fry.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Wheat Bread-Slide 9: http://assets.kaboose.com/media/00/00/0c/8a/2e061305086554551c9ddc3e7c09cd16a87f061c/476x357/rotator-wholeweat_476x357.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Disneyrob. (5 Feb 2010). Food Rocks at Epcot Center. [Video File]. Retrieved 20 Feb 2012. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bzucLY-Ues </li></ul><ul><li>WebMD. 12 Oct 2009. Healthy Eating: Benefits of a Healthier Diet.Retrieved 19 Feb 2012. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/tc/healthy-eating-overview </li></ul><ul><li>Turcotte, Michele. (14 Sep 2010). What are the Benefits of Carbohydrates? Retrieved 19 Feb 2012. http://www.livestrong.com/article/244182-what-are-the-benefits-of-carbohydrates/ </li></ul><ul><li>MyPlate. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 18 Feb 2012. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/ </li></ul>

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