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Slidecast presentation (nutrition)

  1. 1. Balancing Your Diet Nutrition and Your Health Chapter 5, Lesson 3
  2. 2. <ul><li>Section 1: </li></ul><ul><li>Dietary Guidelines for Americans </li></ul><ul><li>MyPyramid </li></ul><ul><li>Section 2: </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritional Facts Label </li></ul><ul><li>Serving Size </li></ul><ul><li>Portion Size </li></ul>
  3. 3. Making Healthy Food Choices <ul><li>The Dietary Guidelines for Americans </li></ul><ul><li>The MyPyramid Food Guidance System </li></ul><ul><li>The Nutrition Facts Label </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Designed to help Americans get more nutrients without extra calories. </li></ul>The Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  5. 5. <ul><li>Recommendations: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat milk products, fish, beans, peas, nuts, and seeds. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimize the intake of saturated fats, trans fat, cholesterol, salt, and added sugar. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity everyday to help maintain a healthy weight and reduce risk of chronic diseases. </li></ul></ul>The Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  6. 6. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans Choose healthy, nutritious food Choose more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and low-fat milk and get your protein from a variety of sources such as lean meats, fish, nuts, seeds, and legumes. Eat foods that are low in Calories but are rich in important nutrients. Stay Fit Aim to stay at a healthy weight by limiting high-Calorie foods and by being physically active everyday. Limit food items that increase disease risk Choose foods that are low in salt, sugar saturated fat and trans fat.
  7. 7. <ul><li>A food guidance system that is used as a tool to help understand how much of each type of food you should eat everyday. </li></ul>MyPyramid
  8. 8. <ul><li>5 Stripes = 5 Food Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Width = Relative portion of your diet. </li></ul><ul><li>The groups with the widest strips include grains, vegetables, fruit, milk, meats and beans. </li></ul>MyPyramid
  9. 9. <ul><li>The amount of food each person need depends on: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sex (Male/Female) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Level of daily physical activity. </li></ul></ul></ul>MyPyramid
  10. 10. MyPyramid Transparency
  11. 11. Quick Interview <ul><li>DIRECTIONS: Interview your partner about their food choices and physical activity. </li></ul><ul><li>What did you eat for breakfast and lunch today? </li></ul><ul><li>How did you exercise yesterday? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Study Intervention <ul><li>Look at your “Quick Interview” results. </li></ul><ul><li>Design a one day meal for your partner: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Breakfast </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lunch </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dinner </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>