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NUTRITION,EXERCISE, ANDSLEEPCOLL 1010 – College and Career Success Skills
Learning ObjectivesExplain why good nutrition is importantList health problems related to being overweight and obesityExplain the general principles of good nutritionMake good choices about foods to emphasize in meals andsnacksList the physical and mental health benefits of regular exercisePlan a program of regular exercise that you enjoy and canmaintainExplain why students need adequate sleep to succeed in collegeDetermine how much sleep you needChange your habits and routines in ways to ensure you get the
Why are so many Americansoverweight?One-third of all Americans twenty years or older are obese. Another thirdof all adults are overweightObesity is associated with many medical conditions, including diabetes,cardiovascular disease, and some cancersDiabetes is increasing rapidly in children and teenagersWorse, the habits young adults may already have or may form during theircollege years generally continue into later yearsGood nutrition is still important even if you don’t have a health problemWhat you eat affects how you feel and how well you function mentally and physically!
Why do students find it so tough to eathealthily?
What is the key to a good diet?Grains (6 ounces)Eat whole grain cereals, breads, rice, orpastaVegetables (2.5 cups)Eat more dark green veggies likebroccoli and spinachEat more orange vegetables likecarrots and sweet potatoesEat more beans and peasFruits (2 cups)Eat a variety of fruitMinimize fruit juicesMilk (3 cups)Choose low-fat or fat-free milk, yogurt,and other milk productsIf you don’t drink milk, chose lactose-free products or other calcium sourcesMeat and beans (5.5 ounces)Choose low-fat or lean meats andpoultryRoast, broil, or grill the meatVary protein sources, including morefish, beans, peas, and nutsMinimize these (check food labels):Solid fats like butter and margarineand foods that contain them (avoidsaturated and trans fats)Watch out for high-sodium foodsMinimize added sugarsExerciseBe physically active for at least thirtyminutes most days of the weekThe key to a good diet is to eat a varied diet with lots ofvegetables, fruits, and whole grains and to minimize fats, sugar,and saltThe following are the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA)general daily guidelines for a two-thousand-calorie diet:
What should I do if I need to loseweight?

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Term
Summer
Professor
DONNY COLLINS
Tags
Diabetes, regular exercise

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