Background Information Walter Thompson, Jr. Health and Physical Education Jackson City School. I have taught for 3 years. Bell Work & Exit Slips Main Writing practice used in my classroom Can have rubrics applied Can be used for assessment Purpose of Bell Work and Exit Slip Daily Practice in Writing • Teaches witten communication It is Writing to Learn Writing to Demonstrate Learning Writing for Authentic Purpose I CAN…. I can evaluate the positive and negative impact of food selections that contain essential nutrients (proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals, vitamins, water) on maintaining and promoting health. I CAN…. I can explain key recommendations made in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including recommendations for specific population groups and how these recommendations contribute to good health. Bell Work: Can Fast Food Be Healthy? Write a paragraph explaining your opinion… Review: Nutrition – process in which we take in and use food. Nutrient – Components of food that supplies us with energy, serve as building material, help maintain or repair body parts and support growth. Basic Nutrients: 1) Proteins, 2) Carbohydrates, 3) Fats, 4) Vitamins, 5) Minerals, and 6) Water Calorie - A unit used to measure the energy used by the body, and the energy that food supplies the body. Why Do We Need To Eat? To supply your body with energy To meet your nutritional needs To satisfy our hunger To satisfy our appetite Hunger vs Appetite Hunger is a feeling of physical discomfort that is caused by the body’s need for nutrients. Appetite is a desire for food that is based on emotions and other factors rather than nutritional need. Unlike hunger, which is an inborn response, appetite is learned. (example: popcorn at the movies) Why We Choose Fast Foods Time and Convenience Personal Preferences (Taste) Friends The Media Nutritional Value (Activity) Daily Recommendations 1600-2000 Calories a day is recommended. (Women 1600-1800 Males 1800-2000) 70 -80 Fat Grams a day is recommended. Activity Assignment Write a summary of your calorie and fat intake for your meal. Please Include: - Total number of calories and fat - Reasons for selecting your items - How you compare to your daily recommendations (Group Discussion) Tips For Eating Out Drink Water Fat Free or Low Fat Milk Unsweetened Tea Drinks without Sugars Whole Wheat Bread Start meal with a Salad Tips con’t Order steamed or grilled dishes Choose smaller portions (regular size) Ask for salad dressing to be served on the side Little or no butter Choose fruits for dessert Tips con’t Order Lean Meats (chicken, turkey, roast beef) Remove chicken skin, mayonnaise, and dressing Avoid dishes dripping with sauce Avoid deep fried or breaded sandwiches Tips con’t Get rid of toppings (cheese, croutons, bacon bits) Add more vegetables, mustard, pickles Eat fresh made to order foods when possible Exercise/Activity Conclusion Since 1980 obesity rates among adolescents has almost tripled. Fast food is part of everyday life. We live in a fast paced society. Its our choice on how to make healthy food choices while we eat out. Exit Slip Based on today’s lesson how can you improve your habits while eating out at a restaurant. Please justify your response and include 3 -5 examples in paragraph form. Bibliography "Create A Graph." Create A Graph. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 June 2012. http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/default.aspx "Fast Food Nutrition Facts." -. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 June 2012. <http://www.fastfoodnutrition.org/>. Zinczenko, David, and Ted Spiker. The Abs Diet: Eat Right Every Time Guide. [Emmaus, Pa.]: Rodale, 2005. Print.