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  1. Simple Sugars in Simple Terms National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  2. Simple Sugars in Simple Terms National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  3. Sample Labels Label for Frosted Shredded Wheat Label for Reduced-fat Milk Sugars added to the cereal Check the ingredient listing for added sugars Natural sugar found in milk National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  4. Label for Fruit Cocktail in Lite Syrup Sugars naturally occurring in fruit and sugars added in canning process are listed together. Look for health promoters vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Ingredient listing indicates added sugars and foods with natural sugars. National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  5. Physical Activity Booster National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  6. Glucose  Energy Source • Brain, central nervous system, or red blood cells • Muscle • Muscles and liver • Fat cell National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  7. Intake in the United States • The average intake of sweeteners is 74 pounds per person per year. Source information: http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr/2006/060227.htm National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  8. Tasting Activity How Sweet It Is! National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  9. MyPyramid Use MyPyramid Tracker to evaluate your food choices and activity level. National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  10. MyPyramid Recommendations for Women • 5-6 ounces of grains • 2-2½ cups vegetables • 1½ cups fruit • 3 cups milk • 5-6 ounces equivalents meat and beans • 5 teaspoon oils • 1600-1800 total calories each day and • 180-200 discretionary calories (based on less than ½ hour of vigorous activity each day) Food pattern to left is about 1450 calories National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  11. Simple Sugars in Simple Terms National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  12. Non-Nutritive Sweetners • What about non-nutritive sweeteners? National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  13. Food sources of simple sugars include. apples and carrots. soft drinks, candies, and desserts. milk and yogurt. all of the above. Posttest  Question 1 National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  14. Starches are made of hundreds of glucose units. are digested and absorbed more slowly than simple sugars. Are lower in calories than simple sugars. both a and b. Posttest  Question 2 National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  15. Health experts recommend limiting added sugars in the diet to two teaspoons daily. 10% of total calorie needs. no limit as long as food eaten are before noon. no limit as long as activity levels are above average. Posttest  Question 3 National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  16. Eating too much sugar will cause high blood pressure and diabetes. True False Posttest  Question 4 National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  17. A food label is required to list natural and added sugars separately. True False Postest  Question 5 National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  18. Posttest  Review • 1 a b c d • 2 a b c d • 3 a b c d • 4 a b • 5 a b National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  19. Simple Sugars in a Balanced Diet • Simple sugars add pleasure to eating. • In simple terms, keep simple sugars in balance, focus on fruits, milk products, and other nutrient-rich sources. • Spend your discretionary calories wisely. National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi

  20. End of Lesson 7 National Food Service Management Institute The University of Mississippi