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					Quick Quiz
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              • USDA project funded
              through the Food Stamp
              Program

              • School District of
              Philadelphia

              • Nutrition Center,
              Department of Biology
              Drexel University
                   Pop Quiz
      1. Which meal has the least amount of fat?

#1 Quarter Pound Burger with cheese, large fries and diet
soda
                                      54 grams

#2 Crispy chicken salad with 2 oz of creamy Caesar
dressing and regular soda
                                        34 grams

#3 Taco Salad and bottled water
                                       48 grams
     Fast Food Before Choices
What you might choose:
• Quarter Pound Burger
                                             Grams of Fat
  w/cheese
                   40


• Large Fries      30


• Large Milkshake 20

                      10
2. How many…

             1770
                      0
Calories =                 Quarter Pound      Large Fries   Large Milkshake
                           Burger w/cheese
                                                                  Grams of Fat
Grams of Fat =   68
              Fast Food Make-Over
After:        Grilled Chicken Sandwich
              Small Fries and Water
                                                      3. How many now…
40                     Grams of Fat                    Calories = 630
35
30
                                                       Grams of
                                                       Fat = 27
25
20
15
10
 5
 0
     Burger vs. Grill L. Fries vs.    Milkshake vs.      Before
          Chx             S. Fries       Water           After
Pour Yourself a Bowl of Cereal
4. Serving Size Examples
                          = 1/2 cup
 Baseball                 chopped fruit


  Small computer         = 2-3 ounces of
  mouse                  meat

                          = 1 cup of
  Two 9-volt batteries    cereal


                          = 1 1/2 ounces
 Deck of cards            of cheese
Serving Sizes: Reading Labels
              5. How many calories would
              you consume if you eat the
              whole package?

                    500 calories
               How many grams of fat?

                  24 grams of fat
               Would you say this food
               was healthy?
                   Not very healthy
               What food is this?
                   Mac and Cheese
Where do I get Energy?
     Energy and Fuel
     comes from food
    and is measured in
          Calories

    6. Calories come from:
        • Carbohydrates

        • Protein
        • Fat
   How Many Calories Do I Need?

                             Activity Level
Gender   Age     Sedentary     Moderately     Active
                                 Active

Female 14-18       1800          2000         2400



Male     14-18    2200        2400-2800 2800-3200
    7. Which has fewer calories ?




17 French fries      1 ounce of pretzels




                       1 ounce of chips
1 cup of noodles
    Which has fewer calories ?




17 French fries     1 ounce of pretzels




                      1 ounce of chips
1 cup of noodles
    8. Which has fewer calories ?




12 ounces 100% juice      12 ounces of cola




12 ounces orange soda   12 ounces low-fat milk
    Which has fewer calories ?




12 ounces 100% juice        12 ounces of cola




12 ounces orange soda   12 ounces low-fat milk
     Carbohydrates: provide energy

Simple Sugars


Complex
  Carbohydrates
  (Starches)


Dietary Fiber
                  9. Which foods do you
                    think have fiber??
      Fat Matters, But Calories Count
Read the nutrition labels and compare the calories in products.

                    1 Fig Cookie
                        – Fat free                                                        51 calories
                        – Regular                                                         56 calories

                     1/2 cup Vanilla Frozen Yogurt
                        –Nonfat                 100 calories
                        –Regular                104 calories

                    2 Tbsp. Peanut Butter
                       –Reduced Fat                                                       187 calories
                       –Regular                                                           191 calories
Nutrient data taken from Nutrient Data System for Research, Version v4.02/30, Nutrition
Coordinating Center, University of Minnesota
                                        French Fries

                  20 Years Ago                         Today




                     210 Calories               10. How many calories are in
                     2.4 ounces                 today’s portion of fries?




Adapted from
http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/keep.htm
                                        French Fries

                  20 Years Ago                      Today




                     210 Calories                 610 Calories
                      2.4 ounces                   6.9 ounces


                         Calorie Difference: 400 Calories

Adapted from
http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/keep.htm
               Calories In = Calories Out




                          10. How long will you have to walk leisurely in
                            order to burn those extra 400 calories?*


Adapted from
http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/keep.htm
                                            *Based on 160-pound person
                Calories In = Calories Out




            If you walk leisurely for 1 hour and 10 minutes
               you will burn approximately 400 calories.*



                                            *Based on 160-pound person
Adapted from
http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/keep.htm
                                  Chicken Stir-Fry
                          20 Years Ago         Today




                            435 calories    11. How many calories
                              2 cups        are in today’s chicken stir
                                            fry?



Adapted from
http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/keep.htm
                                 Chicken Stir-Fry
                        20 Years Ago            Today




                           435 calories        865 calories
                             2 cups             4 ½ cups


                          Calorie Difference: 430 calories
Adapted from
http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/keep.htm
               Calories In = Calories Out




                       11. How long will you have to do aerobic
                      dance to burn those extra 430 calories?*

Adapted from                                *Based on 130-pound person
http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/keep.htm
              Calories In = Calories Out




                          If you do aerobic dance for 1 hour
                              and 5 minutes you will burn
                             approximately 430 calories.*

                                            *Based on 130-pound person
Adapted from
http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/keep.htm
                 Portion Vs. Serving
                Hamburger

                          Bagel

                         Steak

                         Muffin

                          Pasta

                         Cookie

                                  0   200   400   600   800
Young and Nestle, 2002
          Americans Are Eating More
                      12. How much weight
                       gain would this be?




 On average             more than 200
 people                  calories per
 consume more                day
Source:Nestle, 2002
     Setting Healthy Goals
•   Be specific
•   Put it in writing
•   Set realistic goals
•   Develop an action plan
•   Believe in yourself
•   Be flexible
•   Reward yourself
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