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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!