Unit 2 – Nutrition Lesson 1 Food Myths. Key Message  Analyze information about foods before making choices.

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Unit 2 Nutrition Lesson 1 Food Myths </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Key Message Analyze information about foods before making choices </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Vocabulary Misinformation: False or misleading information Fact: something that actually exists; reality; truth; something that is known to be true Fiction: something that is invented, imagined, made up, especially a made up story Myth: fictitious belief </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Food Myths Can you think of any misinformation about food or nutrition? How about diets? </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> True/False 1. One pound of muscle weighs more than one pound of fat. FALSE 2. Vinegar and grapefruit melt away body fat? FALSE 3. No pill or food can burn up fat. TRUE 4. If you eat too many calories, whether from carbohydrates, proteins or fats, your body will store them as fat. TRUE 5. No single food supplies all of the nutrients we need. TRUE </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> True/False 6. Vitamin C cures the common cold. False 7. Muscle converts to body fat when you do not exercise daily False 8. All foods can fit into a healthy eating plan True 9. There are no good or bad foods- just good or bad diets. True 10. Over consumption of some nutrients can be dangerous True </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> True/False 11. You can meet your nutrient needs without supplements and by eating a wide variety of food in moderation from each of the food groups on the food pyramid. True 12. The best way to lose weight is by eliminating dietary fat. False 13. Eating chocolate will cause acne or pimples. False 14. Eating too much sugar will cause you to be hyperactive. False </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> True/False 15. Cholesterol is not fat; it is a fat-like substance. True 16. All forms of fat provide the same number of calories. True 17. Five or more servings of fruits and vegetables should be eaten daily True 18. If you eat extra protein you will build large muscles. False </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Wrap-up Questions What is a nutrition myth? How does nutrition misinformation affect your eating habits? </li> </ul>


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