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Get ready!. Quiz on Obj # 1-9 Compare objectives with your neighbor and add new learnings in a different color. Help this family! Can they avoid fast food? Why is processed food so cheap?. What is this familys dilemma?. Reivis family, North Carolina. The Cavens, California. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Get ready!

Quiz on Obj #1-9Compare objectives with your neighbor and add new learnings in a different color.Get ready!

What is this familys dilemma?

Help this family!Can they avoid fast food?Why is processed food so cheap?

Reivis family, North CarolinaThe Cavens, California

Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca

India: The Patkars of Ujjain

The Modern Western DietMeat-centered: meat is main course of every mealprocessed foods!Refined grains and sugarsOver-cooked vegetablesMany convenience foods or fast foodHigh fat, salt and sugar contentsLacking in whole vegetables, fruits, nuts and grains

Major Health Effects of the Modern Western DietHypertension- high-blood pressure, can be worsened by over-intake of saltHeart Disease- gradual malfunctioning of heart due to accumulation of cholesterol from animal and vegetable fats in arteriesLeading cause of death in U.S. and U.K.

Major Health Effects of the Modern Western DietDiabetes- high blood sugar, malfunctioning of pancreas . Can lead to blindness, loss of feet/limbs. Obesity- excess body that may have an adverse effect on health, reduced life expectancy and/or increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, and certain cancers

BMI = weight/height2

Why?In 2011, African American women were 80% more likely to be obese than Non-Hispanic White women. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders are 30% times more likely to be obese than the overall Asian American population. In 2009- 2010 Mexican American children, between the ages 6 and 17, were 60% more likely to be overweight then non- Hispanic White Children. American Indian/Alaskan Natives are 60 percent more likely to be obese than Non-Hispanic whites.

WHY??????Why is the unhealthy stuff so much cheaper??? Food desert: area with limited access to fresh food.

In these areas, people may get their food from:Gas stationsConvenience storesFast food outletsFood Forward!

What is this familys dilemma?

Help this family!Can they avoid fast food?Why is processed food so cheap?Read your sectionSummarize the ruleExplain how it would help the family find real food.Food Rules: How to find the good stuff!Avoid foods with ingredients you cant pronounceAvoid Food with more than 5 ingredientsShop the peripheries of the supermarket and stay away from the middle

If it came from a plant, buy it. If it was made in a plant, pass it by.

Dont buy anything your great-grandmother wouldnt recognize as food.

Food making health claims on the package is not food you want to buy.

Avoid food advertised on television.

Grocery Store Challenge

Help this family!Find meals in the store which are inexpensive and sustainable!Compare the impacts! French fry cooked at home from potatoProcessed food