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Part 2:

Making Healthy Food ChoicesSlide2

Healthy eating begins with you!

As we age, we need:

Fewer caloriesMore of key vitamins and mineralsMake every food choice count!Slide3

Building your healthy plate

Choose bright colored foods.

A diet should include:FruitsVegetables

Whole grains

Low-fat dairy

PoultryFishNutsSlide4

What does healthy eating look like?

A healthy meal should include:

ProteinWhole grainVegetable

Fruit

Low-fat dairy

Choosing foods from a variety of sources, providing you with a variety of nutrients in one meal. Slide5

Why healthy eating pays off…

Stay a healthy weight, stay independent

Control your medical conditions, feel betterSlide6

Know your foods, use the factsSlide7

Heart-Check Food Certification Program Nutrition Requirements

Total Fat

Less than 6.5 g

Saturated

Fat

1 g or less and

15% or less of calories from saturated fat

Trans Fat

Less than 0.5 g (also per label serving)

Cholesterol

20 mg or less

Sodium

Up

to 140 mg, 240 mg or 360 per label , or 480 mg per label serving and per RACC

Beneficial Nutrients (naturally

occurring or historically fortified)

10% or more of the Daily Value of 1 of 6 nutrients (vitamin

A, vitamin C, iron, calcium, protein or dietary fiber)Slide8

Daily food choices for adults aged 60+

Source:

https://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HealthyEating/Suggested-Servings-from-Each-Food-Group_UCM_318186_Article.jspSlide9

Don’t forget fluids

Water is an important nutrient too!

Drink small amounts of fluids consistently throughout the day (on a schedule) to maintain adequate hydration.Slide10

4 ways to eat healthy as you age

Know what a Healthy Plate should look like at your meals

Look for important nutrients: Protein + Vitamins + Minerals

Read the Nutrition Facts label

Use the Recommended Servings Chart to maintain a healthy dietSlide11

Facilitators name and contact information

Name

Phone numberEmail addressJoin us for these classes to stay healthy!Name, date, time, locationName, date, time, locationName, date, time, location

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