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the FOOD Pyramid Steps to a healthier you - Click Here to Begin - By Megan Lawlor
Eating Right Every Day Do you know how to keep yourself healthy? As you continue on through this presentation you will be learning about what foods you should be eating and the types of activities that will help keep your body happy.
The Food Pyramid What’s in a name? GRAINSVEGETABLESFRUITSOILSMILKMEAT & BEANS
Grains What makes up the Grain Group? Foods made from: Wheat, Corn, or Oats Can you think of any examples? Rice, Bread, Popcorn, Oatmeal, Pasta, Pretzels Did you know that you should be eating 6 to 11 servings of the Grain Group each day?
Vegetables What are some examples of vegetables that you can think of? Broccoli, Spinach, Carrots, Pumpkin, Peas, Cabbage Did you know that you should be eating 3 to 5 servings of vegetables a day?
Fruits Can you name some of the fruits that we have in our area? Apples, Bananas, Strawberries, Lemons, Oranges Did you know that you should be eating 2 to 4 servings of fruit each day?
Oils What are examples of Oils that you can come up with? Olive oil, Sunflower oil, Nuts, Olives, some fish, avocados Did you know that Oils are to be used sparingly (not a lot) in your daily nutritional intake?
Milk Can you think of examples of things that would fall into the milk (or dairy) group? Milk, Pudding, Ice Cream, Cheese, Yogurt Did you know that you should be getting 2 to 4 servings of milk a day?
Meat and Beans Other things aside from just ‘meat and beans’ make up the protein group, can you think of any examples? Pork, Beef, Chicken, Eggs, Beans, Nuts, Fish Did you know that you should be getting 2 to 3 servings a day of protein?
Physical Activity What is physical activity? Physical activity is defined as: “any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in energy expenditure beyond resting expenditure.” There are two different types of activities: moderate and vigorous activity. What are examples of each? Moderate: walking, dancing, leisurely bicycling, yoga Vigorous: Jogging/Running, Weight Training, Swimming Are you aware that you should be getting 30 minutes of exercise each day?
Test What You’ve Learned Which picture represents a food that is part of the protein group?
How many servings of vegetables should you be eating each day? 3 to 5 6 to 11 2 to 4
Which of the following is an example of a moderate physical activity?
Eating Right Every Day Well done! You now have a better understanding of how to keep your body and healthy and happy.
Share with friends and family! Print out your own color copy of the food pyramid and tips on how to eat right and exercise at: http://www.fns.usda.gov/TN/Resources/mpk_tips.pdf The End
Meat is part of the protein group. You need 2 to 3 servings of this group each day. Next Question
You should be eating 3 to 5 servings of vegetables each day! Next Question
` Walking the dog is an example of a moderate physical activity!
Pasta is actually part of the grain group. You need 6 to 11 servings of this group each day. TRY AGAIN!
You need 6 to 11 servings of the grain group each day. TRY AGAIN!
You need 2 to 4 servings of the fruit group each day. TRY AGAIN!
Jogging is an example of a vigorous physical activity! TRY AGAIN!
Weight lifting is an example of a vigorous physical activity! TRY AGAIN!
Swimming is an example of a vigorous physical activity! TRY AGAIN!
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