Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Lesson One: More Produce, Please The Learning Kitchen.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "Lesson One: More Produce, Please The Learning Kitchen."— Presentation transcript:

1 Lesson One: More Produce, Please The Learning Kitchen

2 MyPlate

3 MyPlate: Personal Recommendations

4 Healthy Starts With Hand Washing!

5 Keeping Food Safe!

6 More Fruits and Veggies!

7 How can you add more fruits and vegetables to your meals? Fruit on your cereal 100% fruit juice with breakfast Yogurt with fruit mixed in Try two different vegetables with dinner Fruits and vegetables as snacks Canned, fresh, or frozen, they all count! Anymore suggestions?


9 Lesson Two: Go-To Grains The Learning Kitchen

10 Grain Servings

11 Bread Rice Pasta Crackers Oatmeal Barely Tortillas Popcorn What is a Grain?

12 The Whole Story What is a whole grain? Contain entire kernel What are the benefits of a whole grain? More nutrients than refined How much do you need in one day? At least half of your grains should be whole

13 Whole (unprocessed)Enriched (processed) Proteinprotein Carbohydratescarbohydrates Ironiron B vitamins (6)B vitamins (4) Soluble fibersoluble fiber Trace minerals Insoluble fiber phytochemicals Why are Whole Grains Important?

14 The Whole Story EndospermGermBranProcessedNutrients lost/added Whole Yes NoNot lost or added Refined YesNo YesLost Enriched YesNo YesLost and some added


16 Whole grains words to look for: Whole wheat flour Whole oat flour Cornmeal Barley Read the Label

17 Whole Wheat Bread White Bread Which One is Whole Wheat?

18 Brown rice or whole-grain pasta whole-wheat bread (read the label!) Whole-grain cereals for breakfast Try whole-grain snacks such as popcorn, whole-wheat crackers, or whole-grain cereal How would you add more whole grains into your day?

19 The Learning Kitchen Lesson Three: Strong and Healthy

20 Benefits of CalciumBenefits of Vitamin D Healthy Teeth Strong Bones Helps prevent osteoporosis Aids proper nerve and muscle function Helps blood clot Vitamin D is needed for the absorption of calcium Helps with bone development Helps the immune system function properly Sources of CalciumSources of Vitamin D

21 Food sources Fatty fish like salmon, tuna, and mackerel Cheese Egg yolks It is also added to foods like most milk, cereals, and some juices and yogurt

22 Sources of Calcium Dairy SourcesNon-Dairy Sources Milk Cheese Yogurt Tofu Canned sardines and salmon, with bones Dark leafy greens like beet greens and collards Fortified orange juice

23 Grains are a source of carbohydrates in the diet. Another source of carbohydrates are Added Sugars –What are added sugars? Carbohydrates

24 Sugars and syrups added to food during processing or preparation What are some examples? –Soda –Cakes, cookies, pies –Fruit and energy drinks –Ice cream –Candy What are added sugars?

25 Added sugar foods are sometimes: –High in fat –Low in vitamins and minerals –Adds calories without adding nutrients Why Limit Added Sugar?

26 Nutrients in Beverages SodaNon-fat Milk Orange JuiceChocolate Milk Total Sugar9 tsp4 tsp9 tsp Added SugarYesNo Yes Protein0 g12 g3 g12 g Fat0 g 4 g Major VitaminsNoneA, DC, FolateA, D Major MineralsNoneCalciumPotassiumCalcium

27 Brown Sugar Corn Sweetener Dextrose Fructose Fruit Juice concentrate Glucose High-fructose corn syrup Honey Invert sugar Lactose Malt syrup Maltose Molasses Raw sugar Sucrose Syrup Table sugar Find the Sugars

28 Lesson Four: Meal Shopping & Planning The Learning Kitchen

29 Unit prices can be helpful in comparing prices between similar items. Compare the prices of the different types of rice--> What are you paying for? –Pre-processing –The bag and processing –Just the rice Unit Prices

30 How much are you getting? How much space do you have for storage? How often do you use this item? What is the cost/LB? What’s the best option?

31 Activity: “Let’s Make a Menu” –Using TLK Recipe Cards choose two recipes to create a menu for a well balanced meal Meals must have at least one serving from four or five of the food groups on MyPlate Let’s Make a Menu

32 1. Meals planned ahead of time are more likely to be balanced nutritionally. 2. Shopping with a grocery list can save you time and money. 3. In order to save money, you could stock up on all of the items in the Sunday paper that have coupons. Meal Shopping & Planning

33 Use the “Planning a Meal” sheet in your book to make a personal shopping list for next week’s class. We will take a trip to the grocery store, where each of you will get $10 to purchase your shopping list. Plan wisely! For Next Week

34 Lesson Five: Store Tour The Learning Kitchen

35 Store Tour Produce Meat and poultry Spices and herbs Candy and processed foods Organic/ conventional Grocery store/ co-op/ discount store Nutrient claims Food product dating

36 Lesson Six: Putting It All Together The Learning Kitchen

37 What is Protein? What do you think protein is and what does it do in the body? Ideas about proteinFoods containing Protein Eggs Poultry Beans Seafood Nuts Seeds

38 Proteins are the building blocks that our bodies use to grow, and repair tissues, cells, hair, nails, and muscles It is important to eat enough protein to effectively fight disease! Protein

39 What do you think iron does in the body? What is Iron? Ideas about Iron Iron is a mineral and is essential to maintain energy and prevent fatigue Iron deficiencies can lead to anemia, which can cause decreased physical and mental function


Download ppt "Lesson One: More Produce, Please The Learning Kitchen."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google