MyPlate: The New Food Guide

Microsoft® PowerPoint®

Duration: 94 Slides

Item Number: CEV70573

Price: $125.00

Lesson topics include:

  • Physical Activity
  • Vegetables
  • Health Benefits of Whole Grains
  • Empty Calories
  • Added Sugar
  • Target Heart Rate
  • Calcium-fortified
  • and many more!

Making wise food choices is critical for the future health of our society. This presentation introduces the newest USDA food guidance system, MyPlate, and its key consumer messages. This presentation promotes physical activity as an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. This presentation takes an in depth look at the five food groups, foods within each group, amounts needed, and benefits received from eating a variety of foods. This presentation defines and characterizes oils, solid fats and added sugars. Students will learn how to make healthy choices which lead to a balanced diet grounded by physical activity. Collaborator: Janice Boyce, Ph.D., Texas Tech University



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