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Nutrition & Diet Sajan Patel
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 Picture from: http://gianinc.com/category/OBESITY-MANAGEMENT/
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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