Brotherhood

Topics: Nutrition, Carbohydrate, Amino acid Pages: 3 (339 words) Published: December 19, 2013
Guideline 1

Soda:

If you stop drinking pop it will reduce the risk of getting diabetes. Also, if you stop drinking pop it will prevent caffeine addiction Pop also contains high calories and sugar which is bad for the body

Guideline 2

Sugars:

Sugars are found in many foods from fruits to soda
Sugar can cause many health risks if it is overused
Health experts are trying to reduce sugar amounts in foods

Guideline 3

Carbohydrates:

Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy
Sugars are a form of simple carbohydrates
Starches are also called carbohydrates

Guideline 4

Milk:

Almond milk has 35 calories, and has more calcium then normal milk 2 percent milk has the most calories. It has 170 calories
You should stay away from chocolate milk or limit the amount because it has 30 oz. if sugar per serving

Guideline 5

Reading Food Labels

Reading labels can provide information such as approved health problems. Trans fat is legal to be put as 0 if it is less than .5 grams. On food labels it is always good to look for whole grain in the ingredients.

Guideline 6

Fats

Trans fats increases the risk of heart disease
Trans fats are found in junk food, butter, cheese, desserts, etc. Trans fat is found in 70 percent of foods.

Guideline 7

Water

Water is needed for digestion and it helps carry nutrients throughout the body 75 percent of our body is made up of water
We need 6 to 8 glasses of water a day

Guideline 8

Breakfast

When looking a cereal it is good to look for whole grains
Children/teens who eat breakfast do better in school
Skipping breakfast can lead to weight gain

Guideline 9

Portion Sizes

Controlling portion sizes helps you not eat too much
3 oz. of meat is equal to a deck of cards.
On average you need 2 cups of fruit daily

Guideline 10

Protein

Protein is made up of chemicals called amino acids, and there are 9 essential amino acids Food from animals includes all the...
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