Healthy food habits

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Flashcards on Healthy food habits, created by ameliajaneee on 05/25/2014.

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Australia dietary guidelines Guideline 1: Be physically active and choose amounts of nutritious food and drinks Guideline 2: enjoy a wide variety of foods from these five groups every day: Vegetables, fruit, grain foods, lean meats and dairy Guideline 3: Limit intake of foods containing saturated fat, added salt, sugars and alcohol Guideline 4: encourage, support and promote breastfeeding Guideline 5: care for your food, prepare and store it safely
nutrition information panels provide... Nutrition information panels provide information on the average amount of energy, protein, fat, saturated fat, carbohydrate, sugars and sodium in the food.
nutrition information is presented in 100g and per serve.
Why do shoppers read food labels? Shoppers traditionally read food labels because they show the ingredients list, food additives and country of origin. This is important to read as shoppers want to be aware of what they are consuming.
Food labels must • Name/description of food • Legibility requirements (legible, English, warning statements) • Date marking- shelf life less than 2 years must have best before date • Tell the truth (accurate weights and information) • Percentage labelling • Storage and cooking instructions • Recall information- manufacturer address • Allergic reactions to ingredients • Country of origin • Ingredients list • Food additives
what are nutrients Nutrients are found in all of the foods we eat and provide the body with nourishment and energy
energy value of fat? 36
energy value of protein and carbs? P: 17 c: 16
Overweight? having more or excess body fat than is generally healthy. The overweight range for a BMI is 25-30
Obesity When excess body fat has increased to the extent that it has a negative effect on a person’s health. The obese range for BMI is 30 and over.
Factors which cause people to become overweight • Lack of physical activity • Work schedules • Lack of sleep • Fast food industry • Family genes • Emotional eating
Super size me ? - morgan spurlock - 30 day period of only eating McDonald's food - film documents the lifestyles drastic effect on his physical and psychological well-being - explores fast food industry's influence and how it encourages poor nutrition for profit
Purpose of super size me? to make people more aware of the foods they eat, and the possible consequences they are risking.
Five food groups • Breads and cereals • Fruit • Vegetables • Meat and protein products • Dairy
Weight loss scams? Weight loss scams promise weight loss for little or no effort. The scam may involve an unusual or restrictive diet, ‘revolutionary’ exercise or products like pills and creams.
Warning signs of weight loss scams 1) Lacks scientific evidence 2) Sold outside normal commercial channels 3) Claims effortless or fast weight loss 4) Achieve weight loss without exercise 5) Fails to recommend medical supervision 6) Claims to reduce fat in specific areas 7) Terms like “miraculous breakthrough’ 8) Use of gadgets 9) Promotes particular ingredient 10) Large payments or long term contracts
How to protect yourself from weight loss scams always seek medical advice of your health care professional, read all terms and conditions, no magic pills for rapid weight loss
Fast food industry - convince consumers to buy their products by promoting on Tv, Internet and newspapers - experts at getting people to crave and want the foods they endorese - persuade by advertising 'tastier', cheaper and more convenient foods
How does the fast food industry target kids? Advertisements especially target young children with the use of extra toys in meals, play grounds and parties at fast food restaurants for example McDonalds.
Aim of soccer and number of players on team • Number of players on a team: 11 • Aim of game: players attempt to kick a ball into the opposing teams goal • 2 halves in game, number of minutes in each half: 45 minutes
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