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NUTRITION. Choosing Healthy, Low-Fat Foods. GOOD NUTRITION……………. Gives us more energy, prevents diseases and makes us feel better! The food you eat actually makes up the cells in your body. There’s an old saying that we are what we eat!

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nutrition

NUTRITION

Choosing Healthy, Low-Fat Foods

good nutrition
GOOD NUTRITION…………….

Gives us more energy, prevents diseases and makes us feel better! The food you eat actually makes up the cells in your body.

There’s an old saying that we are what we eat!

Chose food that will help your body to become stronger and more energetic.

Making wise choices about what we eat matters!

carbohydrates
CARBOHYDRATES

Complex CHO (STARCHES)…………………..

GRAINS: breads, whole grains, rice, pasta and potatoes

Give your brain and muscles energy

Are a good source of B vitamins and iron

VEGETABLES/FRUITS: broccoli, carrots, salad, pears,

apples, etc.

Help eyes, hair, blood and boost your immune

system

Are a good source of vitamins A and C,

minerals and fiber

“Good Carbohydrates”

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CARBOHYDRATES

Simple CHO (Sugars)…………………………….

Made From: White, brown and raw sugars, honey,

corn syrup and molasses

Provides little nutrition

Adds extracalories that can lead to extra body fat

“BAD CARBOHYDRATES”

Indigestable CHO Fiber……………………………

Can’t be broken down and absorbed

Not an energy source

proteins
PROTEINS

Proteins……Help build muscles, fight infection

and heal wounds

Best Sources….Poultry, fish, peanut butter,

beef, tofu and eggs

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FATS

Fats…………….Keep hair and skin soft

Protect our organs

Insulate our bodies

Fuel the body

Help to absorb vitamins

Help to clot blood

Saturated Fats……..Found in butter, cheese, milk products, palm

coconut oils ( used in commercial baked

foods)

Unsaturated Fats…Found in plant foods, fish, oils (olive, peanut

canola), tuna, salmon

Trans Fats…………Found in many snack foods, baked goods

and fried foods

I GRAM OF FAT = 9 CALORIES

daily requirements
DAILY REQUIREMENTS

Based on an 1800 Calorie Diet

Carbohydrates…….6o% of 1800 calories

.60x 1800 = 1080 calories

Proteins…………….10-15% of 1800 calories

.15 x 1800 = 270 calories

Fats…………………>30% of 1800 calories

.25 x 1800 = 450 calories

TOTAL 1800 calories

lose 1 a week
LOSE 1# A WEEK

Do The Two Step…………………………..

1. Cut 250 calories every day from your diet preferably in the form

of fat, sugar and alcohol.

2. Burn 250 extra calories every day with physical activity……..

cycling a few minutes in the morning and walking a mile after

lunch. The more you move, the less you need to restrict

your diet.

1# = 3500 calories

500 calories x 7 Days = 3500 calories (1#)

college eating and fitness 101
College Eating and Fitness 101

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be difficult if you keep these general nutrition principles in mind.

  • Eat nutritious meals and snacks: Food is the fuel needed to keep your body and brain energized
  • Balance healthy eating with fitness: Exercise helps

to relieve stress and keeps your body strong

  • Listen to your body: Recognize when you are hungry and full
healthy eating tips
Healthy Eating Tips

Eat 3 meals /day or 6 smaller meals

Down size your portions

Try whole-grain breads/cereals

Ask yourself, “Am I really hungry?”

Eat fruits instead of cookies, cakes or candy

Have 21/2 cups of vegetables/day

Eat low-fat dairy products

Have your big meal at lunch

Drink natural fruit juices and water rather than soda

Have baked snacks or 94% fat-free microwave popcorn

Rather than fried foods have grilled or baked

Take a daily vitamin

Read labels

fitness in college life
Fitness in College Life
  • Walk or bike to class
  • Join an intramural/varsity sport
  • Go for a walk with friends
  • Take a fitness class when offered
  • Utilize the Fitness center
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