Presentation on theme: "Foods that have powerful Health benefits! 2 Why Teach Super Foods? Developmentally appropriate Engaging and student directed Saves on Food Budget Based."— Presentation transcript:
Why Teach Super Foods? Developmentally appropriate Engaging and student directed Saves on Food Budget Based on National Standards Effects behavior change Simple grading rubric
Superfoods are Nutritional Powerhouse Foods They are loaded with phytonutrients that are nonvitamin, nonmineral components in food that provide health benefits. They are proven to help prevent and reverse aging, cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes, hypertension, certain cancers, dementia, and extend your health span.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY LESLIE DEAKINS FEDERAL WAY SD AND VALERIE BARABE PUYALLUP SD INTRODUCING THE SUPERFOODS
Broccoli One of the most powerful foods in ones dietary arsenal against cancer!
Beans Low-fat protein Fiber B Vitamins Iron Phytonutrients
Blueberries One of the 3 major super Superfoods! One of the foods highest in antioxidants
Oats It can lower serum cholesterol levels, especially LDL
Pumpkin One of the most nutritionally valuable foods we have Not a vegetable, but a fruit
WILD SALMON Hasnt been included in our diets like it should be Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids
Soy Inexpensive source of protein Vitamin Rich Lots of fiber Plant source of omega-3 fatty acids Offers a wealth of phytonutrients
Spinach We have more information on spinach than any other potential candidate of nutrient health benefits
TEA Cheap No calories Relaxation Tastes good Lowers blood pressure Reduces Cancer
Tomatoes Excellent source of lycopene, that helps prevent cancer, raises the SPF factor of your skin, helps prevent blindness
Turkey One of the leanest protein sources Inexpensive Lower in saturated fat than chicken
Walnuts Eating a handful of these a day may reduce your chance of having a heart attack by as much as 51%
Yogurt Contributes to the balance of microorganisms in the body Digestible form of milk products that provide calcium
Avocados One of the most nutritionally- dense fruits per gram Improves bodys ability to absorb nutrients
Cinnamon Cinnamon functions as a brain boost Encourages cognitive ability Is a glucose moderator and is antibacterial
Dark Chocolate Has more flavonols than apples, cherries, red wine, and tea
Extra Virgin Olive Oil Reduces the risk for breast/ colon cancer Lowers blood pressure Improves cardiovascular health Good source of vitamin E
Garlic It is a anti- inflammatory and has antiviral properties Has been used to treat stroke, cancer, immune disorders, arthritis, and cerebral aging
Honey Treatment for respiratory diseases, skin ulcers, wounds, urinary diseases, and dandruff Darker the honey, higher levels of antioxidants
Kiwi Helps prevent asthma, osteoarthritis and colon cancer Reduces the risk of stroke, cancer, and heart disease
Onions Reduce risk of heart disease by 20% Lowers risk of cancers of the lungs, brain, stomach and esophagus
Pomegranates They have 2 to 3 times the antioxidant power of equal amounts of green tea or red wine!
Apples Have been proven to be potent weapons against cancer, heart disease, asthma, and type II diabetes compared with other fruits and vegetables
SuperFoods Project Select a SuperFood that you want to become more knowledgeable about and sign up to reserve it Prepare a lesson about the food and its benefits Power Point or Poster Visuals Required Find a recipe or sample of the food that you can prepare in 5 minutes or less of class time Teach lesson and share sample of the food (10 minute max) Use presentation rubric as a guide. Presentations will be next week on_________
Assessment for all presentations What is the Superfood? What do we know about the history of the food? What are the nutritional and/or health benefits of the food? How much do you need? Are there any side kicks? How can you incorporate the food in your diet? What are other interesting facts about this particular Superfood?
SuperFoods SuperFoods HealthStyle Stephen Pratt, M.D., and Kathy Matthews
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