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Nutrition & Fats. HealthMPowers Empowering Students To Make Healthy Choices. Today’s Health-Enhancing Behavior…. I will limit the amount of fat I eat. HIGH FAT. Test tube demonstration. HIGH FAT. Alarming Statistic. 75% of American students eat more than the recommended amount of fat.

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Nutrition fats

Nutrition & Fats

HealthMPowers

Empowering Students

To Make Healthy Choices


Today s health enhancing behavior

Today’s Health-Enhancing Behavior…

I will limit the amount of fat I eat.

HIGH FAT


Test tube demonstration

Test tube demonstration

HIGH FAT


Alarming statistic

Alarming Statistic

75% of American students eat more than the recommended amount of fat.

Recommendation: 30% of

daily calories


Make healthier choices when eating by

Make healthier choices when eating by…

  • Reading food labels

  • Looking for low-fat items

    We ALSO need to…

  • Exercise for 60 minutes

  • Drink plenty of water

  • Eat 5 or more fruits and vegetables


Good nutrition physical activity good health

Good Nutrition + Physical Activity=Good Health


Today s health enhancing behavior1

Today’s Health-Enhancing Behavior…

I will limit the amount of fat I eat.

HIGH FAT


Importance of fats

Importance of Fats

  • Provides energy for our cells

  • Insulates against cold weather

  • Protects internal organs

    • Padding between the skin and muscles


Dangers of fats

Dangers of Fats

  • Health problems

    • Heart Disease

    • Diabetes

    • Some forms of Cancer

  • Makes it difficult to move and play


Common foods high in fat

Common Foods High in Fat

  • Fried foods

  • Chocolate

  • Donuts

  • Butter

  • Cakes

  • Cheese

  • Potato Chips


Types of fats

Saturated Fats

Raises LDL levels

Animal sources

Solid at room temperature

Unsaturated Fats

Raises HDL levels

Oils and fish sources

Liquid at room temperature

Types of Fats


Trans fat

Trans Fat

  • Produced when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil in a process called Hydrogenation.

  • Formed when liquid oils are made into solid fats like shortening and margarine.

  • Increases shelf life and flavor stability of foods.


Food labels

Food Labels


Activity

High-fat

Is the food item more than 20% daily value of fat?

Low-fat

Is the food item less than or equal to 5% daily value of fat?

Activity


Today s health enhancing behavior2

Today’s Health-Enhancing Behavior…

I will limit the amount of fat I eat.

HIGH FAT


Review questions

Review Questions

  • How is fat used in a positive way in our body?

  • Why is it dangerous to have too much fat in our diets?

  • What can you do to make sure you are getting the recommended amounts of fat in your diet?


Questions

Questions


Thanks

Thanks!

Remember to choose

Health-Enhancing Behaviors!


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