Food We cant stay alive without it!!
What is food? • Something that helps you by providing energy. • Something you require to live. • Something that helps you lose weight. • Something that keeps you fit.
What is a diet? • Your everyday pattern of food • Anything that you eat • Eating proper diet • Eating unbalanced diet will cause disorders
Dieting • Keeping a balanced diet • Eating the amount that is good for you • Not eating too much or too less • 3 meals is a must
How much should I eat? • Different for every person • Less than 1800 calories = bad • Different highest amount to eat for every person • BMR determines how much you eat
Calories • The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by 1 degree • All food has a caloric value • They are sometimes called Kilocalories
BMR • Basal Metabolic Rate • The body uses up energy • While doing nothing • While sleeping • The amount you use to live • BMR versus caloric intake
How to diet? • Don’t go too low • Check your BMR • Calculate your Calories • Exercise = more caloric need • Stay a bit under your total need
How to keep track? • Useful websites: • BMR Calculator: http://www.health-calc.com/diet/energy-expenditure-advanced • Calorie intake and output tracker: http://www.caloriecount.about.com
!!QUIZ!! ??What have you learned??
1) Is food bad for you? • No • Yes • Too much is bad • The lesser is better
2) What is BMR? • The amount you should eat • The bare minimum of food you need to live • The amount of energy you use up doing nothing • The total amount of energy you use up each day
3) How much should you eat? • The same amount as your BMR • More than your BMR • Less than your BMR • 18000 Calories
Bibiliography • http://caloriecount.about.com • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calorie • http://www.calorieking.com.au • http://kidshealth.org/kid/nutrition/food/calorie.html • http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/nutrition/diet-calories/overview.html • http://health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/diet-fitness/weight-loss/calorie.htm