Explore the New Food Pyramid by hcj

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									                           Explore the New Food Pyramid
                  Using the following websites, complete the scavenger hunt on
                                    MY FOOD PYRAMID




Website Name                            Website Address
My pyramid.gov                          http://www.mypyramid.gov/mypyramid/index.aspx
My pyramid.gov/grains                   http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/grains_tips.html
My pyramid/vegetables                   http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/vegetables.html
My pyramid/Fruit                        http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/fruits.html
My pyramid/Oil                          http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/oils.html
My pyramid/Milk                         http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/milk.html
My pyramid/Meat & Beans                 http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/meat.html
My Pyramid//Discretionary Calories      http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/discretionary_calories.html
My pyramid.gov/physical activity        http://www.mypyramid.gov/pyramid/physical_activity.html



             1. Enter your age, sex and activity level to create your personal food guide pyramid.
             2. Based on the information provided (age, sex,& physical activity) your results
                indicate that you should eat how much of the following:
                GRAINS________________________

                 VEGETABLES___________________

                 FRUITS_________________________

                 MILK___________________________

                 MEAT & BEANS__________________

             3. Define whole grains.


             4. List 5 examples of whole grains.
                1.
                2.
                3.
                4.
                5.
                                                                   Food Guide Pyramid, 2


   5. Define refined grains.


   6. Define enriched grains


   7. List 4 examples of refined grains.
      1.
      2.
      3.
      4.

   8. What counts as an ounce of grain?


   9. What is the size (inches) of a piece of cornbread that counts as one ounce of
      grain?


   10. How much popcorn counts as one ounce of grain?

   11. Give 2 tips that will help you eat more whole grains.
       1.
       2.

   12. What are 3 types of milk products?
       1.
       2.
       3.

   13. Vegetables are organized into subgroups based on their_____________________.

   14. The amount of vegetables you need depends on your _________, __________, &
       _____________________________.

   15. How much dark green vegetables do you need to eat each week?
      __________________

   16. How much starchy vegetables do you need to eat each week?
       ____________________

   17. What counts as a cup of leafy vegetables?




Created by Cindy Gilmer                                        East Oktibbeha County High
                                                                Food Guide Pyramid, 3


   18. What are the 5 subgroups of vegetables, and give 3 examples of each.
      1.
      a.
      b.
      c.

       2.
       a.
       b.
       c.

       3.
       a.
       b.
       c.

       4.
       a.
       b.
       c.

       5.
       a.
       b.
       c.
   18. What kind of fruit juice counts as a fruit?

   19. List 5 different kinds of fruit.

       1.
       2.
       3.
       4.
       5.


   20. Diets rich in ____________________ may help maintain healthy blood.

   21. One fruit high in potassium is _________________.

   22. List 5 health benefits of eating fruit.
       1.
       2.
       3.
       4.
       5.



Created by Cindy Gilmer                                    East Oktibbeha County High
                                                             Food Guide Pyramid, 4


      23. Most fruits are low in __________, ___________, & ________________.

      24. Do fruits have cholesterol?   YES or NO

      25. Foods made from milk that retain their __________________ content are part
          of the milk group.
      26. Most milk group choices should be ___________ ___________
          or___________ ______________.
      27. List 5 foods in the milk group.
          1.
          2.
          3.
          4.
          5.
      28. List 3 health benefits of milk.
          1.

          2.

          3.

      28. List 5 tips for making wise milk choices.
          1.

          2.

          3.

          4.

          5.

      29. List 2 examples of each of the following:

          Meats

          Poultry

          Eggs

          Dry beans & Peas

          Nuts & Seeds

          Fish




Created by Cindy Gilmer                                 East Oktibbeha County High
                                                                Food Guide Pyramid, 5


      30. What are oils?

       31. List 3 examples of oils.
           1.
           2.
           3.
      32. List 3 foods that are mainly oil.
           1.
           2.
           3.

      32. List 3 foods that are solid fat.
          1.
          2.
          3.

      33. Most Americans consume enough oil in the foods that they eat. List 4 of these
          foods.
          1.
          2.
          3.
          4.
      34. Define physical activity.


      35. For health benefits, physical activity should be _______________
          or_________________ and add up to at least ___________ minutes per day.

      36. List 2 examples of moderate physical activity.
          1.
          2.

      37. List 2 examples of vigorous physical activity.
          1.
          2.




Created by Cindy Gilmer                                    East Oktibbeha County High

								
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