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Navigating the Supermarket Property of University of Florida Athletic Association Sports Nutrition Dept.
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Before You Enter the Store Don’t go to the store hungry – you’ll be more likely to buy “splurge” foods. Make a list before you shop Ads & coupons
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Basic Grocery Store Tips Stay on the perimeter of the grocery store. You will find less processed foods like fresh produce and raw meats. Read labels and compare prices to find the best buy.
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Reading a label: Serving Size: this is the amount of food that contains the nutrients on this label Calories: this is the amount of calories in one serving Fat: This is the amount of fat in one serving Protein: this is the amount of protein in one serving Look for products that are higher in dietary fiber Total carbohydrate: this is the amount of carbohydrate found in one serving
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Dairy products are: A great source of calcium Can be high in saturated fat Stick to reduced fat or fat free/skim products. Milk: aim for 2%, 1%, or skim Cheese: choose low fat or part skim. White cheese is generally lower in fat than yellow cheese. Yogurt: read the label, many yogurts contain added sugar such as “Fruit on the Bottom” versions. Avoid “Fruit on the Bottom” and candy topped selections On the perimeter: Dairy
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What’s the difference between the colors? 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Skim 1% 2% Whole When comparing skim, 1%, 2%, and whole milk… They all have the same amount of _______ and _______. The only difference is the amount of ______.
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On the perimeter: Meat Meat products: Great source of protein Beef: red meat is higher in saturated fat and cholesterol. Poultry: white meat is leaner than dark meat.
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