Presentation on theme: "Maintaining A Healthy Weight. Nutrients is classified into 6 groups Carbohydrates Proteins Fats Vitamins Minerals Water Each plays a unique part in maintaining."— Presentation transcript:
Nutrients is classified into 6 groups Carbohydrates Proteins Fats Vitamins Minerals Water Each plays a unique part in maintaining normal growth and functioning of your body.
Carbohydrates “Carbs” – the starches and sugars present in foods. Made up of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen This is the body’s preferred source of energy. 4 Calories per gram 55-60% of daily intake needs to be carbs
Simple vs. Complex Simple carbs are sugars (fruit and milk) Complex carbs are starches (whole grains, seeds, nuts, legumes and tubers
Fiber An indigestible complex carbohydrate that is found in tough, stringy parts of veggies, fruits, and whole grains Fiber is what helps move waste through the digestive system.
Proteins Nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues Complete vs Incomplete Essential amino acidslack one or more Animal productsbeans, peas, nuts
Fats Fats are a type of lipid which is a fatty substance that does not dissolve in water
How do we burn fat? One pound of fat is…. 3500 CALORIES http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/b oost-metabolism
What do you see? When you look in the mirror, how do you feel about what you see? Are you happy with the way you look or do you wish you some things were different? Body Image = The way you see your body – It is affected by several factors (media messages, attitudes of family and friends, etc.)
Weight-Calorie Connection How do you manage your weight? What is a calorie? Calorie is a unit of heat of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water Maintaining a healthy weight is a matter of balance: The calories you consume must = the calories your body burns.
Source of calories Some foods are more in calories Carbs and proteins are 4 calories per gram Fats more than double that a 9 calories per gram
How Do you lose or gain? If you take in fewer calories than you burn, you LOSE If you eat more than you burn, you GAIN. One pound of fat equals 3500 calories
Your Appropriate Weight Your weight is individually influenced by a variety of factors Gender Age Height Body frame Growth rate Metabolic rate Activity level
Body Mass Index A ratio that allows you to assess your body size in relation to your height and weight.
Body Weight vs Body Fat Overweight = a condition in which a person is heavier than the standard weight range for his or her height. Obesity = having an excess amount of body fat
High BMIs Increased risk of cardiovascular disease Type 2 diabetes Cancer High blood pressure Osteoarthritis Joint disease
Underweight A condition in which a person is less than the standard weight range for his or her height Anorexia
Your Task Create a magazine spread (fill the page) You MUST write and draw everything!! NO typing or printing photos… You will need at least a picture per article. You will need to include – Cover (creative and “magazine like” cover) – At least 6 topics (articles on exercise, nutrition, body composition, letters from readers, success stories, workout plans, recipes, fictional stories, etc.) – You could include BMI pictures, weight loss story pictures – Beware column – What To Eat/What Not To Eat