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Food Pyramid

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Food Pyramid

  1. 1. The Food Pyramid<br />
  2. 2. Basic Structure<br /><ul><li> 6 parts to the food pyramid</li></ul>http://www.mealformation.com/images/food_pyramid.gif<br />
  3. 3. 6 Parts<br />Grains<br />Vegetables <br />Fruits<br />Oils<br />Milk<br />Meat & Beans<br />
  4. 4. Grains<br />6 ounces daily<br />Examples: <br />pasta<br />oatmeal <br />cereal<br />bread<br />http://www.usaring.com/health/food/food.htm<br />http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/<br />
  5. 5. Vegetables<br />2 ½ cups daily<br />Vary types<br />More colors = better<br />http://www.usaring.com/health/food/food.htm<br />http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/<br />
  6. 6. Fruits<br />2 cups daily<br />Frozen, canned, fresh, dried<br />Variety<br />http://www.usaring.com/health/food/food.htm<br />http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/<br />
  7. 7. Oils<br />Limit<br />More: fish, vegetable oils, nuts<br />Less: butter…<br />http://www.usaring.com/health/food/food.htm<br />http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/<br />
  8. 8. Milk<br />3 cups daily<br />Low-fat, fat-free<br />Examples: <br />milk<br />yogurt<br />cheese<br />http://www.usaring.com/health/food/food.htm<br />http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/<br />
  9. 9. Meat & Beans<br />5 ½ ounces daily<br />Lean, low-fat<br />Examples<br />Broil, bake, grill<br />http://www.usaring.com/health/food/food.htm<br />http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/<br />

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