Food and Nutrition
How to be Aware of Food/Nutrition Habits?
Did you ever take one scoop of ice cream instead of two because you thought two would give you too many calories? Well if you eat too much food of one kind you can become obese, or overweight. A portion of a certain kind of food is called it's serving size. You need to see how many calories are in a serving size. To find out more read on. Please enjoy our project.
Celery, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, pea pods, peppers, radishes, mushrooms... can you think of some? Insead of using fattening dressings, be sure to eat them plain or with non-fattening dressings.
Apples, pineapples, bananas, oranges, melons, berries, grapes, pears...can you think of some? Try to be sure not to eat sugar or sweet dips with fruits, instead eat them plain.
Saltines, graham, or animal crackers. Use small amounts of peanut butter or cheese.
Low calorie cookies
Vanilla wafers or ginger snaps. Be sure to eat only one serving size.
Popcorn and pretzels
Leave the butter off the popcorn please.
100% fruit juice, lowfat milk, and water instead of soda pop.
These free web sites were found to give helpful info during our team's research but are not guaranteed to be fully accurate nor are we endorsing them for continued use.
My Fitness Pal
This is a free website that you don't have to join, but what we like best about it is it's calorie counter. If you want to join ask your parents first please.
This is a free weight loss and fitness website, but you have to join and make an account. To join get parental permission please.
U.S. Department of Agriculture My Pyramid
This is a free website that you don't have you join. You can get a personalized diet, and the tip of the day.
Track Your Diet
This is a free website that you have to join before you can enter. Before you join get your parents permission please.
The Food Guide Pryamid Cyber Hunt
This is a cyber hunt game that Mrs. Bocook, one of our first grade teachers, gave us permission to use per note April 19, 2011.