Food for a Week. The following photographs represent a week’s worth of food for families around the world. Write these questions in your journals:. Which families consume more fruits and vegetables? Which families consume LEAN protein? Which consume more empty calorie snack foods?
The following photographs
represent a week’s worth of food for families around the world.
Family in Italy
Family from Germany
Family from Bhutan
Family from Ecuador
Family from Mexico
Family from Egypt
Family from Chad
Family from the United States
Are we the healthiest?Reflect in your journals about the pictures we just looked at. Write at least 4 sentences about your feelings. Were you surprised? Angry? Confused?Answer the questions you wrote down.
We are the nation with the richest food supply in the world.
Lifelong Nutritional Needs
Special dietary needs
9.NPA.1.2 Organize meal plans to meet special dietary needs for athletes, pregnant women, diabetics, and those experiencing allergies.
9.NPA.1.3 Recognize the benefits of folic acid and other vitamins and minerals
9.NPA.2.3 Summarize the effects of hydration and dehydration and preventive measures for dehydration
High blood pressure
Your body needs more calories during your teen years to support growth
As you get older your needs will change based on activity level
The more active you are, the more calories your body needs
Teen athletes may need from 2,000-5,000 calories per day, depending on their sport and on the intensity, length, and frequency of training
Teen girls should drink about 9 cups of non-caffeinated fluids each day
Teen boys should drink 13 cups
An unborn baby receives nourishment from the mother
Need to consume an additional 300 calories per day to achieve a healthy weight gain
Females at a healthy weight before pregnancy can gain between 25-35 lbs.
Nutrition During Pregnancy Video
Must monitor their eating carefully
Blood sugar must stay in a healthy range
Diabetics who use insulin must tailor the amount of insulin they inject to the amount of carbohydrates in the foods they eat
Some people can control their diabetes without medication and just by carefully controlling the carbohydrates in foods and beverages they consume
Can range from simply annoying to life threatening
People with severe food allergies must avoid the foods and ingredients they are allergic to
They must carefully check the ingredients on food labels and when dining out make sure to ask their server specific questions about how the food is prepared
Food Allergies Report
Poorly Written: I want to exercise more.
Well-written: I will jog 3 days each week for at least 20 minutes each time.
Poorly Written: I will eat less junk food.
Well-written: I will only eat 1 serving of fats, oils, or sweets each day.
Poorly Written: I will eat more fruit and lift weights more often.
Well-written: (Choose one) I will eat 3 servings of fruit each day. OR I will lift weights for 30 minutes 3 times each week.