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Balanced Eating

Angel Pinto

You will learn about foods which you should consume more and foods which you should avoid.

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8Slides

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1Treats: Good or Bad?
  • Why are treats so little on this plate? Should we eat a plate full of only treats?
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2What is Balanced Eating?
  • Balanced eating is a way of eating that promotes good health. It means eating the right balance of different foods to provide the body with all the nutrients it needs.
3Balanced food Pyramid
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  • Eat Most - Grains. Eat More - Vegetables and fruits. Eat Moderately - Meat, fish, egg and alternatives (including dry beans) and milk and alternatives. Eat Less - Fat/ oil, salt and sugar. Drink adequate amount of fluid every day.
4Balanced food plate
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  • My Healthy Plate is an easy-to-understand visual guide, designed by the Health Promotion Board. It helps you adopt healthier eating habits, which in turn can help you better manage your weight and ward off chronic diseases.
5Food Labels
  • Packaged foods are required by law to carry a nutrition facts label. The labels show the nutrient content and ingredients of foods. Reading labels can help you choose foods that are high in nutrients.
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6Weight gain and Obesity
  • People who consistently consume more food energy then they need may become obese. Obesity occurs when the body mass index is 30.0 kg/m2 or greater.
7Eating Disorders
  • Some people who are obese have an eating disorder, called binge eating disorder, in which they compulsively overeat. An eating disorder is a mental illness in which people feel compelled to eat.
8Conclusion
  • Balanced eating promotes good health. MyPlate, MyPyramid, and food labels are tools that can help you choose the right foods for balanced eating.
  • Eating too much and exercising too little can lead to weight gain and obesity. Some people who are obese have an eating disorder. Eating disorders are mental illnesses that require treatment by health professionals.
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Balanced Eating

By Angel Pinto

You will learn about foods which you should consume more and foods which you should avoid.

generalmiddle

8Slides

See what’s covered

1Treats: Good or Bad?
  • Why are treats so little on this plate? Should we eat a plate full of only treats?
6329acad5146e8846d45a5b2
2What is Balanced Eating?
  • Balanced eating is a way of eating that promotes good health. It means eating the right balance of different foods to provide the body with all the nutrients it needs.
3Balanced food Pyramid
6329c0695146e8846d45a5c7
  • Eat Most - Grains. Eat More - Vegetables and fruits. Eat Moderately - Meat, fish, egg and alternatives (including dry beans) and milk and alternatives. Eat Less - Fat/ oil, salt and sugar. Drink adequate amount of fluid every day.
4Balanced food plate
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  • My Healthy Plate is an easy-to-understand visual guide, designed by the Health Promotion Board. It helps you adopt healthier eating habits, which in turn can help you better manage your weight and ward off chronic diseases.
5Food Labels
  • Packaged foods are required by law to carry a nutrition facts label. The labels show the nutrient content and ingredients of foods. Reading labels can help you choose foods that are high in nutrients.
6329c1ff5146e8846d45a5c9
6Weight gain and Obesity
  • People who consistently consume more food energy then they need may become obese. Obesity occurs when the body mass index is 30.0 kg/m2 or greater.
7Eating Disorders
  • Some people who are obese have an eating disorder, called binge eating disorder, in which they compulsively overeat. An eating disorder is a mental illness in which people feel compelled to eat.
8Conclusion
  • Balanced eating promotes good health. MyPlate, MyPyramid, and food labels are tools that can help you choose the right foods for balanced eating.
  • Eating too much and exercising too little can lead to weight gain and obesity. Some people who are obese have an eating disorder. Eating disorders are mental illnesses that require treatment by health professionals.
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