The Basic Food Groups on the Food Pyramid
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Lets get to know our food better
Go Foods Energy and Heat Giving FoodsThe Go Food Group gives our body heat and energy.
Foods rich in carbohydrates are starchy foods such as rice, corn bread, oatmeal, macaroni, noodles, potatoes, sweet potato, gabi, and cassava
Foods rich in sugar are cakes, candies, honey, jams jellies, molasses, and ice cream.
Foods rich in fats are butter, margarine, cooking oil, salad oils, and fats from meats and nuts.
Glow FoodsBody Regulating and protective foodsThe Glow Food Group regulates and protects our body. Glow Foods are rich in minerals and vitamins.
Mineral-rich foods are milk, cheese, fish, shellfish such as oysters and clams, mussels, shrimps, seaweeds, crabs, lobsters, dilis, radish, carrots, green leafy vegetables, mongo, soy beans, soymilk, cashew, peanuts, onions, animal liver, heart and kidney, egg yolk, banana, apple, corn, molasses, rice, green peas, beans, lettuce, spinach, and orange.
Vitamin-rich foods are green leafy vegetables, yellow fruits and vegetables, egg yolk, tomatoes, prunes, liver, potatoes, mongo sprout, peanuts, cashew nuts, soy beans, pepper leaves, internal organs such as heart, liver and kidney, fresh milk, cheese, sweet potato, horseradish, fish, bread, avocado, citrus fruits, oranges, guavas and cod liver oil.
Grow FoodBody-building and Body-repairing foodsThe Grow Food Group repairs and builds our body. These foods are rich in protein that builds and repairs body cells and tissues. They make us grow.
Foods rich in protein are poultry, meat and meat products, eggs, milk and milk products, fishes, shrimps, crabs, mongo, beans gelatins, soya beans, peanuts, and cereals like rice and corn.
As a student, what is your usual meal diet?
The Food Pyramid:A Guide To a well-balanced diet
What is a food Pyramid?A food guide pyramid is a pyramid shaped guide of healthy foods divided into sections to show the recommended intake for each food group.
The World Health Organization, in conjunction with the Food and Agriculture Organization, published guidelines that can effectively be represented in a food pyramid relating to objectives to prevent obesity, chronic diseases and dental caries based on meta-analysis though they represent it as a table rather than a "pyramid".
Lets check what you know
NowLets take a look how this Food Pyramid built
The base part of the pyramid are the energy and heat-giving foods. Under this section are the Grow foods that are rich in carbohydrates and that are starchy.
Under this section are the vitamin & mineral-rich foods such as the green leafy vegetables. In three basic food groups they belong to the Glow foods.
On the opposite side are the fruits which still belong to the Glow foods. They are rich in minerals & vitamins.
In this section are the Grow foods such as milk and other dairy products, meat, fishes and other sea food, poultry products and beans & nuts. They build and repair the body.
The topmost part are the Go foods again, but under this section are foods that contain sugar and fats.
Lets play another game
I. 1. What occupies the top most part of the pyramid?____2. What occupies the bottom part of the pyramid?_____3. In what food group, does a watermelon belong?_____4. Cassava belongs to what food group?_____5. What is the right amount of fatty & sugary foods that our body has required?_____II. Why we need to have a balanced diet?Answer the following
AssignmentPlan a well-balanced meal which is good for ten people.
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