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The Science of Eating Well Year 5

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Katherine McDonald

on 22 June 2016

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The Science of Healthy

Mindful Eating Exercise
Why Don't Diets Work?
Australians spend on average about 6.6 billion dollars per year on weight loss activities
It is a known fact that most diets may work for the short term but once the individual goes off the diet they gain more weight then before they where on it.
We live in a crazy world.
There are millions of people in some countries who go to bed hungry every night.
In other countries food supply is so excessive they spend vast amounts of money trying to dispose of it.
Magazine and fashion writers, TV advertising, and movies, conspire to promote images of people that are taller and slimmer, and male models who are more muscular than most people could ever hope for.
Many of the silly diets are recycles information from previous diets that are modified to suit the current generation.
Paleo- mainly meats, vegetables, fruits
Low carb diet- mainly meats, vegetables some fruits
Atkins- mainly meats, vegetables, some fruits
Lets look quickly at the science behind why dieting doesn't work and healthy eating does.
Through out the course of history famine has been a much bigger problem then abundance of food.
The Hypothalamus=thermostat
The Body Image Battle
Don't Swallow What the Media are Trying to Feed you.
we are going to start with a mindful eating exercise
look at body image and how the magazines and movies deceive us
examine why diets don't work
look back at our ancestors for some answers
have a look at how much we eat and what a serving size is
discover the nutritional value of some fast food burgers
watch a few burgers age
Stunt Doubles
Air brushing
A serving size is whatever the manufacture deems it to be.
Lets look at Nutri-Grain.
How much sugar in grams are you having?
What percentage of your daily intake is this?
What about sodium?
It simply means giving all your attention to every bite of food you take.
How it looks, how it tastes, how it feels in your mouth and all the way down into your tummy.
SUBWAY 6 inch sub
Steak & Cheese
Nutritional Values

Values include: White , Capsicum , Cucumber , Lettuce , Tomato , Onion

Subway 6-Inch® Sub
Energy (kJ) 1440.00
Energy (cal) 343.00
Protein(g) 24.50
Fat, Total (g) 8.80
Sat. Fat (g) 4.30
Carb. (g) 38.30
Sugars (g) 5.20
Dietary Fiber (g) 3.20
Sodium (mg) 827.00
McDonald's Big Mac

Nutrition Facts
McDonald's Big Mac
Amount Per 100 grams
Calories 257
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15 g 23%
Saturated fat 3.8 g 19%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated fat 3.5 g
Trans fat 0.6 g
Cholesterol 36 mg 12%
Sodium 460 mg 19%
Potassium 181 mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 20 g 6%
Dietary fiber 1.6 g 6%
Sugar 4 g
Protein 12 g 24%
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 11% Iron 11%
Vitamin B-12 14% Magnesium 5%
*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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