2Calorie content ??? A) 150 calories 1) One plain bagel B) 180 calories D) 155E) 5F) 520G) 100H) 4051) One plain bagel2) 1 cup of chocolate milk3) 1 slice of apple pie4) 1 cup cooked spaghetti5) 1 stalk of celery6) 1 can of regular coke7) 1 quarter-pound hamburger with cheese8)1 pear
3How did you do??? 1 plain bagel – 180 (B) 1 cup of chocolate milk – 210 (C)1 slice of apple pie – 405 (H)1 cup cooked spaghetti – 155 (D)1 stalk of celery – 5 (E)1 can of regular coke (A)1 qtr.-pound hamburger with cheese – 520 (F)1 pear (G)
4Obesity Trends* Among U.S. AdultsBRFSS, 1990, 1998, 2006 (*BMI 30, or about 30 lbs. overweight for 5’4” person)199019982006No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%
5Nutrition FactsReading The Labels On The Products You Buy & Eat
6History of the LabelNutrition labeling for consumers has been around since the 70’sIt was only in that the USDA & FDA made labeling the law!
7Importance to YouYou're a Consumer who must be able to make wise decisions and discern between facts and gimmicks! (low fat)Its your $$$ spend it wisely!
15Let’s Be RealisticUnless you really know your nutrition and have a lot of time to discern between products, choosing can be difficult!
16A Realistic Approach Label Ease Method KISS Principle When monitoring what you eat, just take it one meal at a time. Don’t overwhelm yourself. Just think, “all I have to do is ensure I eat something healthy and fresh this ONE meal.” Then worry about the next meal when it comes.When preparing your meals for the week, stay simple. Pick your 5 favorite proteins and carbs, and then mix and match them to make meals. Make sure you include some fresh vegetables along the way.
17Label Ease It’s a method of raising and lowering your fingers The Magic Number is 10!
18Label Ease Raise a Finger if… 10% > Vitamin A 10% > Vitamin C 10% > Calcium (Ca)10% > Iron (Fe)10% or 5g > Protein10% > Fiber
19Label Ease Lower a Finger if… 10% > Total Fat 200 > Calories 10% > Cholesterol
20Label EaseIf You Have ANY Fingers Left Standing The Food Is Nutrient Dense
21Lets Try OneBroccoliHow Many FingersDo You HaveStanding?
22Quiz Time #1OatmealHow Many FingersDo You HaveStanding?
23Quiz Time #2CheeriosHow Many FingersDo You HaveStanding?
24Quiz Time #3Plain ChipsHow Many FingersDo You HaveStanding?
25Quiz Time #4Raw AppleHow Many FingersDo You HaveStanding?
26Quiz Time #5StuffingHow Many FingersDo You HaveStanding?
27Quiz Time #6Pumpkin PieHow Many FingersDo You HaveStanding?
28Your TurnLets Look At Some of the Products You Brought In!