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Teen Living 7.02 Notes Food Guide Pyramid Gives the daily recommended number of servings from each food group. Customized for individuals at www.mypyramid.gov Food Groups—Dairy Products Provide calcium for strong bones and teeth. Examples are milk, yogurt, cheese, and pudding Food Groups—Bread and Cereal Good source of fiber, which aids in digestion. The dietary guidelines recommend a diet high in fiber. Provide energy You should get ½ of all daily calories from complex carbs Examples: Breads, cereals, pasta Food Groups—Protein Complete proteins provide all of the essential amino acids needed by a person. One serving of meat is 2 to 3 ounces…the size of a deck of cards! Examples: Meat, poultry, fish, peanut butter, legumes (beans), and eggs. Food Groups—Fruits and Vegetables Provide the best source of vitamins Vitamin C is found in orange juice Raisins are rich in iron Too many vitamins can be just as dangerous as not enough vitamins! Food Groups—Fats, Oils, and Sweets Eat food from this group sparingly! People in the US receive most of their sugar intake from soft drinks. Olive oil is a healthy form of oil for cooking. Water 70% of body weight is water! You need 6-8 glasses per day You also get water from the food you eat. Soup Fruits Vegetables Exercise 30 minutes of aerobic exercise a week is recommended. Reducing Cholesterol Replace foods high in cholesterol (eggs, cheese, steak) with beans. Reduce the amount of saturated fats in your diet. Reducing Salt Season foods with herbs and spices instead of salt. Always count snacks as a part of your total daily food intake. Vegetarian Diets Meat is eliminated from the diet Main concern is getting enough protein Eat foods such as beans and rice to obtain proteins Always get professional nutritional counseling before following a strict vegetarian diet An ethical reason for following a vegetarian diet is the belief that it is wrong to kill and eat animals.