Presentation on theme: "Let’s Play Nutrition Jeopardy!. Fat and Cholesterol Carbohydrates And Fiber ProteinWhat’s healthier? 100 200 300 400 500."— Presentation transcript:
Let’s Play Nutrition Jeopardy!
Fat and Cholesterol Carbohydrates And Fiber ProteinWhat’s healthier?
Name one food that is high in “healthy” fat.
Healthy Fats Nuts Seeds Heart healthy oils (olive, canola, and peanut) Avocados Fish, especially fatty cold water fish like salmon (contains Omega-3 Fatty Acids)
Name two foods that contain a high amount of saturated fat.
Foods High in Saturated Fat Meat—beef, pork, chicken fat Cheese Whole and 2% Milk Butter Shortening Lard A few plant-based foods including coconut and coconut oil
We all need some fat in our diet. Name one positive aspect or function of dietary fat.
Functions of Fat Principal form of stored energy in the body— This provides an emergency reserve when we are sick or when our food intake is diminished Helps maintain body temperature Helps you feel full Assists in absorption of fat-soluble vitamins It makes food taste good
What happens if you eat too much fat?
Gain weight High cholesterol if you eat too much saturated fat
Approximately what % of calories in your diet should come from fat for adults? (This is a range. You will get credit if you pick a number within the range.)
20-35% for adults age 19+
Name two sources of whole wheat or whole grain.
There are a lot of whole grain products… Whole wheat bread Oatmeal Whole wheat pasta Brown rice Some cereals Other grains like barley and quinoa
Carbohydrates can be sugars or starches. Name one healthy food and one less healthy that is high in carbohydrates.
Healthy and Less Healthy Carbohydrates Healthy – Beans and legumes – Vegetables – Whole-grain breads and cereals – Fruit – Milk and milk products Less Healthy – Candy – Soda – Syrups – Sugar – White flour (white bread, pasta, refined cereal)
Name two functions of carbohydrates and/or fiber.
Function of Carbohydrates and Fiber Carbohydrates – The body’s main source of energy – Fuel most of the body’s cells during daily activities – Used by muscle cells during high-intensity exercise – Only source of energy for brain cells, red-blood cells and some other types of cells Fiber – Allows for passage of food quickly through the intestines helping to prevent hemorrhoids and constipation – Lowers cholesterol
Some people eat “low carb” diets to lose weight. What happens when if your body doesn’t get enough carbohydrates?
Without carbs… Low energy Trouble concentrating Constipation Bad breath—Ketones breaking down
How much fiber do you need in a day? (The answer is in grams. Get credit for anywhere in the range.)
Women = 25 grams Men = 36 grams
People on this type of diet do not always get enough complete proteins.
There are many sources of complete protein. Name two.