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*Food Pyramid*

*Food Pyramid*. By: Ashley Adams AUDIENCE: ATHLETES. What does the food pyramid look like?. http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/Fpyr/pmap.htm. *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*

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  1. *Food Pyramid* By: Ashley Adams AUDIENCE: ATHLETES

  2. What does the food pyramid look like? http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/Fpyr/pmap.htm

  3. *Fats, Oils, and Sweets Group* • Use Sparingly • Try to choose fewer foods high in sugar

  4. Serving Size for Fats, Oils, and Sweets • Small amount to almost none. • Eat once in a while

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. Meat, Poultry, and Fish Group • Always choose lean meat. • Limit proportions of nuts and seeds (high in fat) • Poultry without skin

  8. 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

  9. Vegetable Group • Different vegetables provide different nutrients. • Dark, leafy vegetables • Easy on fats you add to vegetables

  10. Serving Size for Vegetable Group • 1 cup of raw, leafy vegetables • ½ cup of chopped, cooked, or raw • ¾ cups vegetable juice

  11. Fruit Group • Always choose whole fruits • Fresh fruits • Only count 100% fruit juices as fruit.

  12. Serving Size for Fruits Group • 1 medium apple, banana, or orange • ½ cup chopped, cooked, canned fruit • ¾ cups fruit juice

  13. Bread, Cereal, Rice, ands Pasta Group • Always choose whole grains. • Choose food with little or no sugar • Brown rice instead of white rice

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. -Unhealthy Eating Habits- • Fast food • A lot of sweets and sugar • Soft drinks • Obesity concerns • Depression, suicide • More likely to get sick

  17. Fun Facts about the Food Pyramid • Grains= orange • Vegetables= green • Fruits= Red • Oils= yellow • Milk= blue • Meats and beans= purple

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. NEVER FORGET!! • The food pyramid is the key to a nutritious diet! THE END!!!

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