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1 + Newtrition and Healthy Living Brought to you by the Comprehensive School Health Cohort

2 + WELCOME! What is the Comprehensive School Health Cohort? Nutrition Break Down Tips and Myths Smoothie Tasting Recipes Prizes

3 + What is the Comprehensive School Health Cohort?

4 + STATS Globally 22 million of the world’s children under five years of age are overweight or obese For the first time in history children may not live the long, healthy lives their parents did, thanks to poor nutritional habits. Most children identify breakfast with some sort of food that comes prepackaged with fun pictures on a box. More than 50% of teenage girls think they should be on diets 1 % of females have anorexia and 1 in every 1000 young women between the ages of 10 to 20 are starving themselves. 80% of people who are over weight have diabetes.

5 + Nutrition Break Down Basic Food Groups Fruit & Vegetables Grains Lean Meat and Beans Milk and Alternatives (Oil and Fats) Serving Sizes (one serving) Vegetables ½ cup raw or cooked veggies Fruits 1 medium size piece of fruit Grains ½ cup cooked rice Lean Meat 1 oz cooked fish, poulry Milk 1 cup milk or yogurt Oils Not officially a food group

6 + Nutrition Break Down FATS- one source of energy and important in relation to fat soluble vitamins CARBOHYDRATES- our main source of energy PROTEIN- essential to growth and repair of muscle and other body tissues MINERALS- those inorganic elements occurring in the body which are critical to its normal functions VITAMINS- water and fat soluble vitamins play important roles in many chemical processes in the body WATER- essential to normal body function- as a vehicle for carrying other nutrients and because 60% of the human body is water

7 + CARBS There are two types COMPLEX and SIMPLE sugars. Simple sugars: -confectionary, Museli bars, cakes, cereals, puddings, soda Complex carbohydrates: - These have the vitamins and minerals as well as protein and are low in fat - Quinoa, yams, rice, whole grain cereals, semi skim milk, yogurt, fruit and vegetables, beans, potatoes, oatmeal

8 + FATS Saturated Fats- solid at room temperature tend to be animal fats Beef Bacon Cheese Butter Unsaturated Fats- liquid at room temperature and usually vegetable fats Sunflower Oil Olive Oil Rice Oil Nuts Fish (Sardine, Salmon)

9 + PROTEIN Fish- Tuna, Shrimp, Salmon, Tilapia Chicken Turkey Steak Egg Whites Beans/ Lentils

10 + TIPS / MYTHS Eat 5- 6 small meals every day Eat every 2-3 hours Combine lean protein and complex carbs at every meal Consume healthy fats each day Drink at leas 2 liters of water (8 cups) Never miss a meal Carry a cooler loaded with Eat-Clean foods to get through the day Never miss a meal, especially breakfast

11 + TIPS/ MYTHS Avoid all over-processed, refine foods, especially white flour and sugar Avoid chemicals, preservatives and artificial sugar Avoid saturated and trans fat Avoid sugar-loaded codas and juices Avoid alcohol- another form of sugar Avoid all calorie dense foods that contain little or no nutritional value Depend on fresh fruits and veggies for fiber, vitamins and enzymes Stick to proper portion sizes!



14 + PRIZES Thank you for joining us! A Healthy Body is a Healthy Mind!

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