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1 Ms. Beer 6 th Health

2  The science that studies how the body makes use of food

3  Your body needs energy  You become hungry  You eat  You feel satisfied  Your body uses more energy

4  Food gives your body the raw materials it needs to grow  Eating is an enjoyable activity  Helps people feel content and secure

5  Everything you eat and drink on a daily basis

6  Nutrients are the substance in food that your body needs

7 Day One:Day Two: Breakfast: Banana Bagel Breakfast: Banana 2 eggs, and 1 piece of toast Lunch: Peanut butter and jelly on wheat bread Apple Carrots Lunch: Peanut butter and jelly on wheat bread Grapes Fruit snacks Dinner: Skinless chicken Whole wheat pasta Corn Dinner: Plain pork chop Sweet potato Brussels sprouts Snacks: Fruit Snacks Gold Fish Snacks: Gold Fish Trail Mix

8  How many categories of nutrients are there?  List the nutrients:

9  Carbohydrates  Proteins  Fats  Vitamins  Minerals  Water

10  Definition: the main source of energy for our body  Simple carbohydrates are found in:  Fruits, milk, and table sugar  Complex carbohydrates are found in:  Bread, rice, and pasta

11 Are essential for the growth and repair of body cells  Proteins are made up of Amino Acids  Examples of proteins are  Eggs  Nuts  Meats

12 Source of energy  Fat protects the body against temperature change  Eating too much fat can lead to weight gain and other health problems  Examples:  Butter, red meat, cheeses

13  Helps regulate body functions  Vitamins help fight infections  Which vitamins dissolve in water?  C and B complex

14  Help our bodies work properly  Examples:  Calcium  Phosphorus  Minerals can be found in:  Milk  Meats  Fruits  Vegetables  Dried beans

15  Essential to life  Water helps with digestion and removes waste and cools you off  We should drink 6-8 glasses of water every day.

16  Recommended Dietary Allowance  Amount of each nutrient to be eaten each day  It varies depending on  Age  Gender

17  List one item under each food group sheet:  Try to list one that is not up there again, If you can not think of one, list your favorite item in that food group  Once you are done, have a seat at your desk, and get your packet out please

18 2 Cups 3-4 Ounces 2 ½ Cups 5 ounces 3 Cups


20  Which food group  Bring in a food label

21  Why did you choose to bring that item, as your food label  Take out your which food group worksheet

22  Complex carbohydrate  Stored in potatoes, rice and bread  Starch is turned into a sugar that gives you energy

23  Is the tough, stringy part of raw vegetables, raw fruits and other grains that you cannot digest  Fiber helps carry food and waste through your body

24  Fats found mostly in animal products, such as milk, butter, and meat

25  It is a wax-like substance our bodies produce and need in small amounts

26  Choose low-fat or non fat milk and milk products  Avoid Fried foods  Choose low fat or nonfat desserts  Eat fish, skinless chicken, or lean meat

27  Having a diet high in sodium can cause your body to retain fluids  It can lead to:  High Blood Pressure  Heart Disease

28  Cut down on salty foods  Eat less processed food  Examples: canned soup  Read food labels and buy brands with less added sodium


30  Avoid soft drinks, candy, and baked goods  Read food labels


32  A unit of heat that measures the energy available in body  Recommended amount varies based on  Age  Sex M/F  Activity Level


34  How many calories are in the entire container?   How many calories are in one serving   How much saturated fat is in one serving?   What is the main ingredient in the food?   How many carbohydrates in the entire food product   How much total fat is in one serving?   Explain if you think this food is a healthy choice


36  Finish your food label worksheet  If finished:  What surprised you about reading your food label

37 Food ItemCaloriesFat (g) Total Calories:Total Fat:

38  Answer the discussion questions on the back of the restaurant worksheet

39  What are the five food groups?  How many serving of vegetables should we have daily?

40  Fitness:  Being ready to handle day to day living  Three benefits of exercising  Physical Benefits  Mental Benefits  Social Benefits



43  Is the most work your muscles can do at any given time  Examples:  Lifting weights You develop arm muscles

44  How well a muscle group can perform over a given time without becoming overly tired

45  Rhythmic  Non stop  Vigorous activities  Examples:  Running  Cycling

46  Date: March 21 or 22

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