Presentation on theme: "Nutrition & Diet Sajan Patel. About Nutrition and Diet Nutrition-how the things people intake nourishes their body. Diet-consists of what a person eats."— Presentation transcript:
About Nutrition and Diet Nutrition-how the things people intake nourishes their body. Diet-consists of what a person eats. A person has good nutrition if their body gets all of the nutrients and vitamins needed to run well. Good nutrition comes from a healthy diet.
Why Have Good Nutrition? Brings body to a healthy weight. Improves the bodys systems. Cardiovascular, muscular, etc. Reduces risk of getting diseases. Diabetes, heart disease, etc. Gives your body more energy
Food Pyramid Serving Sizes Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese 1 cup of milk or yogurt1 1/2 ounces of natural cheese2 ounces of process cheese Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts 2-3 ounces of cooked lean meat, poultry, or fish1/2 cup of cooked dry beans, 1 egg, or 2 tablespoons of peanut butter count as 1 ounce of lean meat Vegetable 1 cup of raw leafy vegetables1/2 cup of other vegetables, cooked or chopped raw 3/4 cup of vegetable juice Fruit 1 medium apple, banana, orange1/2 cup of chopped, cooked, or canned fruit3/4 cup of fruit juice Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta 1 slice of bread1 ounce of ready-to-eat cereal1/2 cup of cooked cereal, rice, or pasta Info From: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/Fpyr/pmap.htm
What To Eat? Good Sweet Potatoes Vitamin C, Fiber Mangoes Vitamin A, Potassium Unsweetened Yogurt Protein Broccoli Vitamin C, Vitamin K Salmon Omega 3, Protein Bad Margarine Trans fat and sodium French Fries Sodium and Oils Processed Cheese Saturated and Trans fat Doughnuts Sugar and Trans fat.
Food Labels Fat– 56-78 grams. Cholesterol- 300 mg Try to get 100% of yellow nutrients. % of DV– Lower than 5% is low, higher than 20% is high. 40 calories per serving is low, 100 is moderate, and 400 is high. 0 g of something means less than 0.5 per serving. http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HeartSmartShopping/Reading-Food-Nutrition-Labels_UCM_300132_Article.jsp
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