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Food Groups GrainsVegetablesFruitsDairyMeatSweets 6 – 11 Servings (will vary per person) 3 – 5 Servings (will vary per person) 2 – 4 Servings (will vary per person) 2 – 3 Servings (will vary per person) 2 – 3 Servings (will vary per person) Sparingly Bread, cereal, rice, pasta Broccoli, tomatoes, carrots Grapes, apples, oranges Milk, yogurt, cheese, Meat, chicken, fish, dried beans, eggs, nuts Fats, oils & sweets Provides complex carbs. Provides vitamins and minerals Provides fats and minerals Provides protein Provides fats and simple carbs. Good for long lasting energy Good for the immune system Good for building strong bones Good for muscles Not good for you!
Nutrients CarbsProteinFatsVitaminMineralWater Simple Carbs (sugars) Made up of amino acids Saturated (solid at room temp) Fat soluble (dissolve in fat) Aid in enzyme activity Important for every body function Complex Carbs (starches) 9 essential amino acids (20 diff. Ones) Unsaturated (liquid at room temp) Water Soluble (dissolve in water) Helps in bone formation Makes up 60% of our body Most Calories from Complex Helps body build & repair cells Cholesterol comes from fats and our body Fat sol. Can be stored in the body Get most minerals from our diet 8 glasses of water a day Burned 1 st for energy Helps repairs muscles LDL – bad HDL- good Helps build immune system Cushions major organs
Coke or Water?
75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated
In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger
MILD dehydration will slow down ones metabolism as much as 3%
One glass of water will shut down midnight hunger pangs for almost 100% of the dieters in a University of Washington study.
Lack of water is the #1 trigger of daytime fatigue.
Drinking 5 glasses of water daily decreases the risk of colon cancer by 45% and breast cancer by 79 %.
In many states (in the US) the highway patrol carries 2 gallons of Coke in the trunk to remove blood from the highway after a car accident.
You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of coke and it will be gone in 2 days.
To a clean toilet, pour a can of Coca Cola into the toilet bowl and let the “real thing” sit for one hour then flush clean. The citric acid in the coke removes the stains.
To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers, rub the bumper with a crumpled-up piece of Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil dipped in Coca Cola.
To clean corrosion from car batteries, pour a can of Coca Cola over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion.
To loosen a rusted bolt, apply a cloth soaked in Coca Cola to the rusted bolt for several minutes.
The active ingredient in Coke is phosphoric acid. It’s pH is 2.8. It will dissolve a nail in about 4 days. Phosphoric acid also leaches calcium from bones and is a major contributor to the rising increase of osteoporosis.
To carry Coca Cola syrup (the concentrate) the commercial truck must use the “hazardous” material place cards reserved for highly corrosive materials.
And finally, The distributors of Coke have been using it to clean the engines of their trucks for about 20 years!