How to eat helathy diet

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Unformatted text preview: 9/20/11 How to eat helathy diet • Fig 5.1 shows “holy grain” of a healthy diet= Food Pyramids • Modification of food pyramids-instead of ounces & cups, we will talk about # of servings of each food ground/d; eg, grain 9/20/11 How to eat healthy diet- cont • Grains • 1. 3-4 servings/d • 2. Servings includes: – A. Bread=1 slice – B. Cereals= ½ cup cooked cereal or 1 cup ready to eat cold cereal – C. Cooked rice & pasta= ½ cup – D. Potato= one 9/20/11 Grains- cont • 3. Reasons- we need to eat grains because: – A. Excellent source of complex CHO’s (2 types of CHO’s-simple & complex ; complex CHO’s, such as, potato, healthier for us than simple CHO’s [also called sugars], such as candy, fiber¡ (its good for 1. helps to prevent constipation; drink 8 cups of water; 2. helps to lower cholesterol and lower 9/20/11 II. Vegetables • 1. Amount= 2-3 servings/d • 2. A servings includes: – A. Raw or cooked veg’s, such as broccoli or carrots= 1 cup – B. Leafy, green veg’s= 2 cups 9/20/11...
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