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*Food Pyramid*. By: Ashley Adams AUDIENCE: ATHLETES. What does the food pyramid look like?. *Fats, Oils, and Sweets Group*. Use Sparingly Try to choose fewer foods high in sugar. Serving Size for Fats, Oils, and Sweets.

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Food pyramid

*Food Pyramid*

By: Ashley Adams


What does the food pyramid look like

What does the food pyramid look like?

Fats oils and sweets group
*Fats, Oils, and Sweets Group*

  • Use Sparingly

  • Try to choose fewer foods high in sugar

Serving size for fats oils and sweets
Serving Size for Fats, Oils, and Sweets

  • Small amount to almost none.

  • Eat once in a while

Milk yogurt and cheese group
Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group

  • Choose skim milk and nonfat yogurt.

  • 1 ½ to 2 ounces of cheese per day

  • Choose part skim of low fat cheese.

  • 8 ounces of yogurt per day.

Serving size for milk yogurt and cheese group
Serving Size for Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese Group

  • 1 cup of milk or yogurt per day

  • 1 ½ cup of natural cheese

  • 2 ounces of process cheese

Meat poultry and fish group
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Group

  • Always choose lean meat.

  • Limit proportions of nuts and seeds (high in fat)

  • Poultry without skin

Serving size for meat poultry and fish group
Serving Size for Meat, Poultry, and Fish Group

  • 2-3 ounces of lean meat, poultry, or fish

  • ½ cooked dry beans

  • 1 egg or 2 tbsp. of peanut butter

Vegetable group
Vegetable Group

  • Different vegetables provide different nutrients.

  • Dark, leafy vegetables

  • Easy on fats you add to vegetables

Serving size for vegetable group
Serving Size for Vegetable Group

  • 1 cup of raw, leafy vegetables

  • ½ cup of chopped, cooked, or raw

  • ¾ cups vegetable juice

Fruit group
Fruit Group

  • Always choose whole fruits

  • Fresh fruits

  • Only count 100% fruit juices as fruit.

Serving size for fruits grou p
Serving Size for Fruits Group

  • 1 medium apple, banana, or orange

  • ½ cup chopped, cooked, canned fruit

  • ¾ cups fruit juice

Bread cereal rice ands pasta group
Bread, Cereal, Rice, ands Pasta Group

  • Always choose whole grains.

  • Choose food with little or no sugar

  • Brown rice instead of white rice

Serving size for bread cereal rice and pasta group
Serving Size for Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta Group

  • 1 slice of bread

  • 1 ounce ready to go cereal

  • ½ cup cooked cereal, rice, or pasta

Fun facts about eating healthy
Fun Facts about Eating Healthy

  • Helps maintain a healthy body weight.

  • Helps keep the body healthy

  • Helps prevent illnesses

  • Helps defend depression

  • Boosts energy levels

  • Sharpens memory and stabilizes mood

Unhealthy eating habits
-Unhealthy Eating Habits-

  • Fast food

  • A lot of sweets and sugar

  • Soft drinks

  • Obesity concerns

  • Depression, suicide

  • More likely to get sick

Fun facts about the food pyramid
Fun Facts about the Food Pyramid

  • Grains= orange

  • Vegetables= green

  • Fruits= Red

  • Oils= yellow

  • Milk= blue

  • Meats and beans= purple

Why do we need the food pyramid
Why do we need the Food Pyramid?

  • Helps reduce obesity rates

  • Shows proportion sizes of food groups

  • Helps people with dieting

  • Helps people eat properly

Did you know
Did you know…

  • The food pyramid was published in Sweden (1974)

  • Was updated in 2005

  • Replaced in 2011

  • 25 other countries published the Food Pyramid.

  • Most widely known food pyramid in the U.S

  • Divided into 6 sections

Never forget

  • The food pyramid is the key to a nutritious diet!

    THE END!!!