Weight Management Body Image Fad Diets Maintaining a healthy weight Healthy ways to lose weight Healthy ways to gain weight
Objectives • 9.NPA.3.1Differentiate between healthy and unhealthy plans for weight gain, maintenance and loss • 9.NPA3.1 Investigate and differentiate 2 unhealthy current weight loss products on the market and one fad diets with a healthy plan • 9.NPA.4 Apply lifelong nutrition and health-related fitness concepts to enhance quality of life.
True/False in yourJOURNALS • 1. The body’s need for food is far greater than its need for water. • 2. People who are extremely underweight can have as many problems as people who are overweight. • 3. If you eat more calories than you burn, you will lose weight • 4. There are 1,000 calories in one pound of fat • 5. When you diet, the first weight to be lost will be fat
Check Your Answers • 1. False- 3 days water, 3 weeks food • 2. True- eating disorders • 3. False- you will gain weight • 4. False- 3,500 calories • 5. False- water
Body Image • Body image is the way you see your body • During teen years, you experience many physical changes at a rapid pace • It’s common to sometimes feel unhappy with your body type and wish you were taller, shorter, thinner, or more muscular • Body Image Video Clip
Accept Yourself • Growth spurts may cause some teens to look thin • Hormonal changes may cause other teens to gain weight • Try to accept yourself the way you are • Talk to a parent or other trusted adult about your feelings • You can’t change your basic body type, and you could hurt your health if you try
Fad Diets • Teens who want to lose weight may be tempted to try fad diets • Fad diets are weight loss plans that tend to be popular for only a short time • Weight lost is usually regained
Weight loss products and Fad Diets • Americans spend an estimated $42 billion annually on weight loss foods, products, and services. • With that much money at stake, it's no surprise there are an overwhelming number of "fad" diets and other weight-loss products on the market.
Hydroxycut Commercial • NBC News • Commercial
Hydroxycut? • Benefits of Hydroxycut: • weight loss (average 12 lbs), increased metabolism, increased energy, decreased appetite • Consequences of Hydroxycut: • Increased blood pressure, heart rate, sweating • Headaches, light-headedness, and dizziness • Restless and jittery • Not FDA approved
Pros vs. Cons • PROS: Write down all the benefits to taking Alli • CONS: Write down all the negative aspects to taking Alli
Alli? • Benefits of Alli: • Encourages healthy eating habits • Encourages exercise • FDA approved • Consequences to Alli: • urgent bowel movements, diarrhea, gas with oily spotting • Waste of money. Will only lose a couple of more pounds compared to diet and exercise alone.
Jennifer Hudson Weight Watchers Ad, BELIEVE • Weight Watchers Commercial
Benefits to Weight Watchers • Steady, long-term weight loss • Education on healthier eating habits and portion size • Encourages eating from all the food groups • Point system makes the process simple
Argumentative Writing Sally is 80 pounds overweight and is considering either taking Alli, signing up for Weight Watchers, or partnering up with Jessica (50 lbs overweight) to exercise and motivate each other to eat healthier. Write an argumentative paper to convince Sally which is the best method to take to lose weight. Include 3 strong points. Include: A topic sentence Transition words (First, In addition, Lastly) Facts and Details Concluding Sentence
Reflect in your Journals • Do these kind of “diets/weight loss products” encourage people to create an unhealthy relationship with food? • What if losing weight starts to become an obsession?
Healthful ways to gain weight • Select food from the 5 major food groups that are higher in calories • Choose whole milk instead of low-fat or fat-free milk • Choose higher calorie, nutrient rich foods • Examples include nuts, dried fruits, cheese, and avocados
Healthy Weight Gain • Eat nutritious snacks • Enjoy healthful snacks more often to increase your daily calorie intake • Get regular physical activity • If you’re increasing your calorie intake to gain weight, don’t forget to exercise. Physical activity will ensure that most of the weight you gain is muscle rather than fat
Physical Activity • Physical activity can help you lose or maintain a healthy weight. • Added benefits: • Helps relieve stress • Promotes a normal appetite response • Increases self-esteem, which helps keep your plan on track • It helps you feel more energetic
Liquid Diets • Liquid diets replace all food intake with a special liquid formula • Lacks fiber and other nutrients • Leaves dieter fatigued
Fasting • Fasting is to abstain from eating • Deprives the body of needed nutrients and can result in dehydration • Some religions and cultural customs require people to fast for short periods of time. • This kind of short-term fasting is safe for most people
Diet Pills • Some diet pills and supplements claim to suppress your appetite so that you eat less. • Diet pills can be addictive • Serious side effects include racing heart and anxiety
Managing your weight • Target a healthy weight • Learn your ideal weight range from a health care professional • Set realistic goals • Eat a consistently healthful diet and exercise regularly • Personalize your plan • Incorporate foods you enjoy into your daily eating plan • Put your goals and plan in writing • Write down your goals and your plan • Evaluate your progress • Track your weight on a weekly basis
Choose foods low in calories • Look at food labels to determine what foods are low in calories VS
Eat 5 small meals instead of 3 large meals • Increases metabolism • Balances blood sugar levels • Encourages smaller stomach size VS.
Eat breakfast everyday • provides energy and increases metabolism
Eat lots of fruits and Vegetables • Low in calories • High in vitamins and minerals
Grill and Bake Meats. Don’t fry! • Choose lean meats (chicken, fish) instead of fatty meats (sausage, red meat) VS.
Limit the amount of sugar in your diet • High sugar foods are not filling calories
Don’t drink your calories • Drink water! • If necessary, drink low calorie drinks such as skim milk or G2 VS.
Eat whole grains instead of refined grains • More filling VS.
Encourage your parents to buy healthy food • If it is not in the house, you won’t eat it. VS.
Plan ahead and prepare meals/snacks in advance • Keep cut up veggies and fruit in the fridge. • Cook more so that there are leftovers for a snack the next day. • Pack a lunch the night before. Pack an extra snack.
Eat at home instead of restaurants • At home, you can control the calories in your food. At restaurants, you lose control over what goes in your food. • Restaurant food is typically large portions and high in calories. VS.
Slow down when you eat • It takes 20 minutes for your brain to process that you are eating • Don’t eat in front of TV! Often people eat faster and more calories. VS.
Exercise daily • Increases metabolism • Goal: at least 30 minutes • Choose an activity that you will enjoy. • Get a workout partner.
Lift weights • Increases metabolism • Builds muscle tissue (less fat mass) • Increases self-esteem