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Health

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How to Read a
Nutrition Facts Label Your Ideal Plate Serving Sizes Healthy Lifestyle Start to Fitness Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle
• Reduces risk of heart disease, including heart attack and stroke later in life

• Protects against certain types of cancers

• A diet containing lots of fiber, can reduce obesity, and type-2 diabetes

• High potassium foods in a diet can lower blood pressure, reduces the risk of developing kidney stones, and lowers bone decreasing By learning/ achieving all of the things stated in this presentation, having a healthy lifestyle would be at your fingertips. OVERCOMING OBESITY By: Hue Tien
& Vicki Dang Vegetables Serving Sizes are Based Off of a 2,000 Calorie Adult Diet Helps lower blood pressure
Helps lower our heart rate and build a stronger heart
Helps lower LDL (bad cholesterol) levels
Helps increase our HDL (good cholesterol)
Feel better, and have more energy
Increases self-esteem (you feel good, you look good)
Helps with sleep
Controls stress
Cuts your cancer risks
Improves posture
Increases lifespan Exercises to Achieve a Good Fitness Lifestyle Push-ups
Sit-ups
Crunches
Pull ups
Stretching
Paced jog
Squats
Leg raises
Planking
Superman
Biking
Sports
Lunges
Dancing Lets Exercise!
•Works as building blocks for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood.

•Helps the body release energy, plays a vital role in the function of the nervous system, aid in the formation of red blood cells, and helps build tissues.

•Iron helps carry oxygen to our blood.

•Magnesium is used in building bones and in releasing energy from muscles.

•Zinc is used for biochemical reactions and helps the immune system function properly.

•Eating 8 ounces per week of seafood may help reduce the risk for heart disease. Protein •Dairy products are linked to improved bone health, and may reduce the risk of osteoporosis

•It is important to bone health while bone mass is being built

•Associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes, and with lower blood pressure in adults Dairy
•May reduce risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke later in life

•May protect against certain types of cancers

•Diets rich in foods containing fiber, may reduce the risk of heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes

•May lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of developing kidney stones, and help to decrease bone loss Fruits •May reduce the risk of heart disease

•May reduce constipation

•May help with weight management Grains Your body needs the right combo of nutrients, (such as vitamins), to work properly and grow.

On a Nutrition Label
-Gives info on what nutrients are in the food.
-Other info given in percentages.
-Located on back of food packaging

Foods contain necessary minerals.

Percentages on the label tell you how this food assists you to meet the 2,000 calorie adult diet. For example, if you were looking at a nutrition fact label for crackers, you would see that
they provide less than 1 gram of fiber, only 3% of the person's daily needs.
So that means you would have to eat other foods to get 100% of the fiber needed each day. Similarly, the person would see that the crackers provide nothing toward the daily goals for vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, or iron. Healthy Life serving sizes
middle school serving sizes/ amounts (how much is needed, what counts as a cup)
stuff only middle school would know/ need
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Add glossary terms http://web.mit.edu/athletics/sportsmedicine/wcrservings.html serving sizes Arm circles How much is needed?
4 daily servings, or 2 cups. How much is needed?
5 servings
2- 2 1/2 cups How much is needed?
3 servings How much his needed?
3- 5.5 ounce-equivalents or servings How much is needed?
6 ounce-equivalents
(1 ounce-equivalent means 1 serving), half of which should be whole grains. http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/labels.html http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/images_86067/1068041769175.nutrition_label.gif Oils Not an actual food group, but provides essential nutrients

Only small amounts of oils are recommended

Major source of vitamin E How much is needed?
24g or 6 teaspoons Serving sizes tells you food portions. Each food group category has different different needed daily serving sizes. Fruit Group- 4 daily servings, or 2 cups.
Vegetable Group- 5 servings, or 2.5 cups.
Grain Group- 6 ounce-equivalents
(1 ounce-equivalent means 1 serving) half of which should be whole grains.
Protein Group- 5.5 ounce-equivalents or servings.
Dairy Group- 3 cups/servings.
Oils- 24g or 6 teaspoons. Obesity Monster Fitness Fish Vitamin D - mineral needed to prevent bone softening
Solid Fats - Fats that are solid in room temp.
Saturated Fats - Type of single-bond animal or veggie fat
Calcium Fortified - When ingredients are added to foods/drinks to make them taste better or added nutrients
Vitamin C - Water soluble vitamin found in many fruits and veggies; necessary for normal growth and body function.
Potassium - Soft, silvery-white metal that quickly oxidizes
Trans Fat - Worst type of fat
Nutrient Dense Foods - Supplies significance amount of nutrients for their calories
Iron - Trace mineral that prevents anemia; keeps red blood cells healthy
Lactose Intolerant - Inability to digest lactose.
Vitamin A - Several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness/ dry eyes
Oils - Any numerous mineral, vegetables, synthetic substances, animals/veggie fats that are combustible liquid at room temp.
Whole Grains - Natural/ unprocessed grain containing germ and bran
Refined Grains - Significantly modified from natural
Hydrogenation - Chemical process that adds hydrogen atoms to unsaturated oil
Dietary Fiber - Indigestible portion of plant foods having 2 main components
Bone loss - Bones breaking down from malnutrition
Calories - Unit of food energy
Empty Calories - Measurement of the digestible energy present in high-energy foods w/ poor nutritional profiles; most energy comes from processed carbohydrates, fats, or ethanol.
Unpasteurized - Not heating up a substance to sterilize it
Cholesterol - Fat-like substance in body Glossary Bibliography Howard, Nancy. "21 Benefits of Healthy Living." DailySpark RSS. Nancy Howard, 24 Jan. 2012. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Ezeoha, Fortune. "Benefits Of A Healthy Lifestyle." Ezine Articles. N.p., 16 Mar. 2008. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2010, September 15). Benefits of healthy lifestyle factors stronger in combination. ScienceDaily. Clarke, Nancy. "The Benefits From a Healthy Lifestyle." LIVESTRONG.COM. Contributing Writer Last, 18 Aug. 2011. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Steffen, Travis. "Exercise and Fitness Routines." Exercises â“ The Best. N.p., 2009. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. USDA. "Choose a Food Group." Food Groups. N.p., 1994. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. "MedicineNet - Health and Medical Information Produced by Doctors." MedicineNet - Health and Medical Information Produced by Doctors. John Wiley & Sons, 1996. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Rose, Nathan. "Kids.Net.Au." Kids.Net.Au. N.p., 2003. Web. 13 Feb. 2012. DuPoint, Alfred I. "KidsHealth." Kids Home Page. Nemours, 1995. Web. 13 Feb. 2013. Nichols, Nicole. "The Portion Distortion Guide." SparkPeople. Spark People, 2012. Web. 13 Feb. 2013.
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