Presentation on theme: "Following a Balanced Food Plan"— Presentation transcript:
1Following a Balanced Food Plan In this lesson, you will Learn About…How to use the Food Guide Pyramid.The five food groups.How much of the different kinds of food you should eat.
2Following a Balanced Food Plan The Vocabulary term for this lesson is:Food Guide PyramidClick the term to display its definition.
3Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group The Food Guide PyramidThe Food Guide Pyramid divides foods into six groups.Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese GroupVegetable GroupBread, Cereal, Rice, Pasta GroupFats, Oils, and SweetsMeat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts GroupFruits GroupThe U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Resources, have provided the Food Guide Pyramid to help teens plan nutritious meals. The size of each section in the Pyramid gives teens a good idea of how much of each kind of food to eat everyday.Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta Group – 6-11 servingsVegetable Group – 3-5 servingsFruits Group – 2-4 servingsMilk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group – 2-3 servingsMeat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group – 2-3 servingsFats, Oils, and Sweets Group – eat small amounts
4Nutrients in the Food Groups Foods in the Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta Group:Are rich in complex carbohydrates.Contain certain vitamins and minerals.Contain some protein.Are rich in fiber.
5Nutrients in the Food Groups (cont’d.) Foods in the Vegetable and the Fruit Groups:Are low in fat and high in carbohydrates.Contain many vitamins, such as vitamin A and C.Contain some minerals.Contain fiber.
6Nutrients in the Food Groups (cont’d.) Foods in the Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group:Are a major source of calcium.Contain proteins, carbohydrates, and some vitamins.Can be high in fat.State that some foods in this group are high in fat.
7Nutrients in the Food Groups (cont’d.) Foods in the Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group:Are high in protein.Contain B vitamins, and minerals such as iron.Can be high in fat.
8Using the Food Guide Pyramid The number of daily recommended servings for each food group depends on:AgeGenderBody sizeActivity level
9Using the Food Guide Pyramid (cont’d.) Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta Group6–11 servingsVegetable Group3–5 servingsFruit Group2–4 servingsBread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta Group: 1 slice of bread, 1 cup of cereal, ½ cup cooked pasta, 1 tortilla, ½ cup cooked rice, ½ small bagelVegetable Group: ½ cup chopped raw vegetables, ½ cup cooked vegetables, 1 cup raw leafy vegetables, ¾ cup vegetable juiceFruit Group: 1 medium apple, ½ cup chopped, cooked, or canned fruit, ¾ cup fruit juice, ¼ cup dried fruitMilk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group: 1 cup milk, 1 cup yogurt, 2 ounces processed cheese, such as American, 1 ½ ounces natural cheese, such as cheddarMeat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group: 2 to 3 ounces cooked lean meat, poultry, or fish; ½ cup tofu, ½ cup cooked dried beans, 2 tablespoons peanut butter, 1 egg – these count as 1 ounce of meat.Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group2–3 servingsMeat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group2–3 servings
10Reviewing Terms and Facts What is the Food Guide Pyramid?The Food Guide Pyramid is a daily guideline to help you choose what and how much to eat to get the nutrients you need.Click to show the correct answer.
11Reviewing Terms and Facts For each food group, list the number daily recommended servings.Food Groups:Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta ________.Vegetable Group ________.Fruit Group ________.Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group ________.Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs, and Nuts Group ________.3-56-112-42-3Click to show the correct answer.
12Thinking CriticallyWhy does the Food Guide Pyramid recommend that a person eat only small amounts of the foods in the Fats, Oils, and Sweets Group?Foods in the fats, oils, and sweets group provide energy, but few nutrients and therefore do not contribute to a nutritious eating plan.Click to show the correct answer.
13Vocabulary ReviewThe Food Guide Pyramid is a tool that provides a daily guideline to help you choose what and how much to eat to get the nutrients you need.Click the slide to go back to the Vocabulary Review home page.