Presentation on theme: "Food for Life Healthy Cooking and Eating to Beat Diabetes Class 6: Holidays and Feast Days; Healthy Families; Graduation!"— Presentation transcript:
Food for Life Healthy Cooking and Eating to Beat Diabetes Class 6: Holidays and Feast Days; Healthy Families; Graduation!
Let’s Review – Foods to Fight Diabetes Avoid animal products Avoid fats: Anything with lard, shortening, butter or oil Choose good carbohydrates: Good grains (oatmeal, corn, rices, tortillas, pasta) Vegetables Sweet potatoes, yams and small types of potatoes Beans, peas, lentils Fruits Avoid bad carbohydrates: Sugar White flour White and wheat bread Most cold cereals Baking potatoes
How are you doing? Meals or dishes you tried? Successes to share? Challenges you’d like help with?
Today’s Class – Holidays and Feast Days; Family Health; Graduation Your questions answered Redo Favorite Recipes Are some foods addicting? What to do? Ideas for Special Occasions Family Health Graduation
Recipe Do-Overs Got health problems? Let’s do some “surgery” on popular recipes.
The Chocolate “Drugstore” Caffeine (5-10 mg)* Theobromine Phenylethylamine Slows breakdown of anandamide *Compare to coffee (100 mg) In truth, foods that contain chocolate taste so good because of the fat and sugar that are combined with this drugstore of chemicals.
Wendy’s “Cheddar Lover’s Bacon Cheeseburger” promotion sold: 2.25 million pounds of cheese 380 tons of fat 1.2 tons of pure cholesterol USDA Report to Congress on the Dairy Promotion Programs, 2000 The U.S. Government at Work
Wendy’s “Cheddar Lover’s Bacon Cheeseburger” Subway’s “Chicken Cordon Bleu,” “Honey Pepper Melt” Pizza Hut’s “Ultimate Cheese Pizza” Burger King, Taco Bell USDA Report to Congress on the Dairy Promotion Programs, 2000 The U.S. Government at Work
Nutrition Guidelines from the American Dietetic Association Well-planned vegan…diets are appropriate for all stages of the life cycle, including during pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, and adolescence. American Dietetic Association, 2009
Important Considerations for All Ages and Stages of Life Include foods from all 4 sections of the Power Plate. Be sure to include a source of Vitamin B12.