HEALTH – FOOD PYRAMID

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HEALTH FOOD PYRAMID. CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT T&L 445 01 BY: MARISA FLINT BRIANNA LANDIS STEPHANIE EGEBERG. Food Pyramid. Grains. -Grains can be found at the very bottom of the food pyramid. -Grains have the most recommended servings per day. -6-11 servings per day. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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HEALTH FOOD PYRAMID

HEALTH FOOD PYRAMIDCURRENT TECHNOLOGIES PROJECTT&L 445 01BY: MARISA FLINTBRIANNA LANDISSTEPHANIE EGEBERG1Food Pyramid

2Grains-Grains have the most recommended servings per day.-Grains can be found at the very bottom of the food pyramid.-6-11 servings per day.-These foods provided complex carbohydrates.-Carbohydrates are an important source of energy.-Whole grains are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber3GrainsExamples of one serving:1 slice of breadHalf cup of rice, cooked cereal or pasta1 cup of ready-to-eat cereal

4Tommy & BlaireListen carefully so you can answer the question.Tommy:Can you remember what carbohydrates are a good source of? (energy)

Blaire:Where on the pyramid are grains found? (bottom layer)5Fruits and VegetablesFruits and Vegetables are rich in different nutrients. They are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, or potassium.Vegetables:-Serving size 3 to 5-Low in fat and sodium, but high in fiber.Fruits:-Serving size 2 to 4-Important source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and potassium.-Low in sodium, which helps those with high blood pressure.

6Fruits and VegetablesVegetable examples of one serving:-1 cup of raw leafy vegetables-1/2 cup of other vegetables (cooked/raw)-3/4 cup of vegetable juiceFruit examples of one serving:-1 medium apple, orange, or banana-1/2 cup of chopped/cooked/canned fruit-3/4 cup of fruit juice

7Sarah & BobbyListen carefully so you can answer the question.Sarah: Vegetables are low in fat and sodium, but high in what? (fiber)

Bobby:How many servings of fruit should we eat in 1 day? (2-4 servings)8Meats & Beans-Meat, poultry, and fish supply protein, iron, and zinc.-Non-meat foods such as dried peas and beans provide some of the same nutrients as meats.-Serving size 2 to 3 of cooked meat, fish, or poultry.-Each serving should be approximately 2 to 3 ounces.-Suggested to choose lean meat, fish, and dried beans because they are low in fat.-Avoid frying foods and eat in moderation!9Meats & BeansExamples of 2-3 servings (2-3 ounces):-All examples count as one ounce of meat.-1 egg-2 tablespoons of peanut butter-1/2 cup cooked dry beans-1/3 cup of nuts

10John & SamListen carefully so you can answer the question.

John:What is the suggested serving size for meat, fish, and poultry? (2-3 servings)Sam:How many eggs would you need to eat to equal 2-3 servings of meat? (2-3 eggs)11Dairy-Milk products provide protein, vitamins, minerals, and especially calcium. -Serving size 2 to 3-Three servings per day are recommended if you are breastfeeding, pregnant, or under age 24.-Cottage cheese is lower in calcium than most other cheeses.-A cup of cottage cheese counts as only serving of milk.-Use in moderate and choose non-fat milks, yogurts, and cheese because they have less fat.

12David & JenListen carefully so you can answer the question.

David:How many servings of dairy should you have if you are breast feeding, pregnant, or under the age of 24? (three)Jen:Name at least two of the things that milk provides us with? (proteins, vitamins, minerals, and mostly calcium)13Oils-Fats, oils, and sweets are found at the peak of the pyramid!-These foods should be eaten sparingly because they mainly provide calories and not the nutrients our bodies need.-Includes: salad dressings, oils, butter, sugar, soda, candies, and desserts.

14Elizabeth & AdamListen carefully so you can answer the question.Elizabeth:Where on the pyramid are the oils found? (at the top)Adam:Should these oil foods be eaten regularly? (no)15Bibliographyhttp://www.lifeclinic.com/focus/nutrition/nutritionview.asp?artId=1023

www.voki.com16Activity-Students will determine their recommended caloric intake.-Factors include: age, sex, size, activity level-Each student will receive a worksheet with the following information provided:The National Academy of Sciences recommends the following calorie categories:1,600 calories - Many sedentary women and some older adults2,200 calories - Children, teenage girls, active women and many sedentary men 2,800 calories - Teenage boys, active men and very active women

17Activity Continued Lower About 1,600 Moderate About 2,200 Higher About 2,800Grain Group servings 6 9 11Vegetable Group Servings 3 4 5Milk Group Servings 2-3 2-3 2-3Meat Group 5 6 7

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