logging in or signing up Food Pyramid PowerPoint tracy.kathryn Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2309 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: January 20, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: rachellerivera (28 month(s) ago) hey, can i download this powerpoint? its for a homework assignment. please email it to me. thanks Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript the : the FOOD Pyramid Steps to a healthier you Eating Right Every Day : Eating Right Every Day The new food guide pyramid is called “My Pyramid.” My Pyramid allows for more flexibility based on your age, weight, height, gender, and physical activity level. You can go to www.mypyramid.gov and the website will calculate how many calories you should be eating and how many servings of each food group you need. The Food PyramidSteps to a healthier you : The Food PyramidSteps to a healthier you GRAINS VEGETABLES FRUITS OILS MILK MEAT & BEANS GrainsMake half of your grains whole : GrainsMake half of your grains whole What are some of your favorite grains? How many servings should the average teen have each day? 6 oz. Everyday Grains provide B Vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin). B Vitamins are responsible for providing energy to the body. Fiber is also a nutrient that the grain group provides our bodies. VegetablesVary your veggies : VegetablesVary your veggies What are some of your favorite vegetables? How many servings should the average teen have each day? 2 ½ cups every day Vegetables provide Vitamin A Vitamin A is necessary for healthy eyes Fiber is also a nutrient that the vegetable group provides. FruitsFocus on fruits : FruitsFocus on fruits What are some of your favorite fruits? How many servings should the average teen have each day? 2 cups everyday Fruits provide Vitamin C. Vitamin C is responsible for helping build and maintain your immune system so you do not get sick. Fiber is also a nutrient that the fruit group provides our bodies, along with vitamin A and good carbohydrates (energy). MilkGet your calcium rich foods : MilkGet your calcium rich foods What are some of your favorite dairy products? How many servings should the average teen have each day? 3 cups every day Dairy provides Calcium. Calcium is important for strong bones. Meat and BeansGo lean on protein : Meat and BeansGo lean on protein What are some of your favorite meat/bean foods? How many servings should the average teen have each day? 5 ½ oz. every day This food group provides protein. Protein is a source of energy, but it is essential to build and maintain muscles. Physical ActivityStrive for 60 minutes or more per day : Physical ActivityStrive for 60 minutes or more per day What is physical activity? Moderate vs. vigorous activity. What are some examples of Moderate and Vigorous activity? MODERATE VIGOROUS You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.