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Food Pyramid

  1. 1. Food Pyramid<br />Justine Schafer<br />Central Michigan University<br />
  2. 2. What is it?<br />The food pyramid is a guide to eating healthy. <br />
  3. 3. What’s inside the pyramid?<br />Does anyone know what the 6 categories are for the food pyramid?<br />Grains<br />Vegetables<br />Fruits<br />Milk<br />Meats/Beans<br />Oils<br />
  4. 4. Grains (Orange)<br />Examples<br />Wheat<br />Rice<br />Bread<br />Pasta<br />Oatmeal<br />Cereal<br />
  5. 5. Vegetables (Green)<br />Examples<br />Corn<br />Peas<br />Lettuce<br />Tomatoes<br />Cucumbers<br />Celery<br />
  6. 6. Fruits (Red)<br />Examples<br />Apples<br />Strawberries<br />Bananas<br />Grapes<br />Pineapple<br />Watermelon<br />
  7. 7. Milk/Dairy Products (Blue)<br />Examples<br />Milk<br />Cheese<br />Yogurt<br />Ice Cream<br />
  8. 8. Meats/Beans (Purple)<br />Examples<br />Chicken<br />Turkey<br />Beef<br />Beans (black, white)<br />Peanut Butter<br />Almonds<br />
  9. 9. Oils/Fats (Yellow)<br />Examples<br />Oils<br />Fish<br />Nuts <br />
  10. 10. The orange (grains), green (vegetables), red (fruit)and blue (dairy)groups are bigger then then yellow (oils) and the purple (meat). That means that everyone needs to eat more grains, vegetables and fruitsthen they eat of oilsand meats. <br />
  11. 11. Review<br />Can anyone tell me an example of a grain?<br />Vegetable?<br />Fruit?<br />Dairy Product?<br />Meats/Beans?<br />Oil or Fat?<br />
  12. 12. Source <br />United States Department of Agriculture, . &quot;My Pyramid.&quot; Steps to a Healthier You. 17 Sep 2009. Web. 6 Oct 2009. &lt;http://www.mypyramid.gov/&gt;. <br />

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