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Click on each of the colored triangles and the persons head to learn about parts of the food pyramid. Can you make it to planet power? Try here now!. Grains. There are two types of grains eaten, whole and refined.
Click on each of the colored triangles and the persons head to learn about parts of the food pyramid. Can you make it to planet power? Try here now!
Grains There are two types of grains eaten, whole and refined. Whole grains contain the entire grain kernel while refined grains are processed and enriched with other vitamins. The whole grains are better for you because they contain fiber. 50% of the grains you eat should be whole grains. • Whole Grains • whole-wheat flour • bulgur (cracked wheat) • oatmeal • whole cornmeal • brown rice • Refined grains • white flour • degermed cornmeal • white bread • white rice Quiz
Grains Which of the following are not whole grains? There are four. whole-wheat flour whole cornmeal degermed cornmeal white rice white bread oatmeal brown rice white flour Back
Vegetables Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the vegetable group. Vegetables may be raw or cooked; fresh, frozen, canned, or dried/dehydrated; and may be whole, cut-up, or mashed. Vegetables are organized into 5 subgroups, based on their nutrient content • The 5 subgroups: • Dark green vegetables • Orange vegetables • Dry beans and peas • Starchy vegetables • Other vegetables Quiz
Vegetables Juice that contains 95% vegetable juice is considered a full serving of vegetables. TRUE FALSE Back
Fruits Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the fruit group. Fruits may be fresh, canned, frozen, or dried, and may be whole, cut-up, or pureed. Buy fruits when they are in season they tend to taste the best. Quiz
Fruits Only Fresh fruits count for a serving. True or False. TRUE FALSE Back
Oils Oils are fats that are liquid at room temperature, like the vegetable oils used in cooking. Oils are not a food group, but you need some oil for good health. • Most fats should be from fish, nuts, and vegetable oil. • Limit solid fats like butter • Choose foods low in added sugar Quiz
Oils Which three factors are the right oils to consume? Animal fat Vegetable oil Fish Butter Nuts Back
Milk All fluid milk products and many foods made from milk are considered part of this food group. Foods made from milk that retain their calcium content are part of the group, while foods made from milk that have little to no calcium, such as cream cheese, cream, and butter, are not. Most milk group choices should be fat-free or low-fat. • Common items: • Milk • Cheese • yogurt Quiz
Milk Foods made from milk that have little to no calcium, such as cream cheese, cream, and butter are considered part of the milk group. True or False. TRUE FALSE Back
Meat and Beans All foods made from meat, poultry, fish, dry beans or peas, eggs, nuts, and seeds are considered part of this group. Most meat and poultry choices should be lean or low-fat. Fish, nuts, and seeds contain healthy oils, so choose these foods frequently instead of meat or poultry. Dry beans and peas are part of this group as well as the vegetable group. Quiz
Meat and Beans Dried peas and beans are only a part of the Meat and beans group. True or False. TRUE FALSE Back
Physical Activity Physical activity simply means movement of the body that uses energy. Walking, climbing stairs, playing soccer, or dancing are all examples of being active. Physical activity should be moderate or vigorous and add up to at 30 minutes a day or more. • Moderate physical activities include: • Walking briskly (about 3 ½ miles per hour) • Hiking • Gardening/yard work • Dancing • Bicycling (less than 10 miles per hour) • Vigorous physical activities include: • Running/jogging (5 miles per hour) • Bicycling (more than 10 miles per hour) • Swimming (freestyle laps) • Aerobics • Basketball (competitive) Quiz
Physical Activity Which of the activities is considered a moderate physical activity? Walking 3.5 mph or Running 5mph Bicycling > 10mph or Bicycling < 10mph Dancing or Aerobics Back
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