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ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE?
January is the month for making changes. We typically make New Year's Resolutions
just for the sake of making them. Why not be different this year?
Make a commitment to make a few lifestyle changes.
This month, you will receive counseling on change.
What Is It?
Are You Ready For It?
How To Get Started!
How To Stick With It!
How Not To Get Discouraged If You Wander!
Each Day IS The Beginning Of The Rest Of Your Life!
THE FACTS & FICTION OF NUTRITION
What is fact and what is fiction and how can one tell.
We discuss the nutrition craze, fad diets and gimmicks and why they don't work.
You will receive very basic, reliable and credible facts on:
Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs and Supplements
READING FOOD LABELS TO MAKE YOU A SAVVY SHOPPER
You will learn how to read the new food label and
how to recognize approved content claims and approved health claims.
Also explained are:
THE ART OF LOW FAT LIVING
This month we sort out the facts about fat
including fat in the body and fat in the food.
You will learn to:
Achieve and maintain a 30% fat meal plan,
Make wise choices when dining out,
Make smart substitutions when cooking.
FITNESS FOR LIFE: GETTING THE MOST OUT OF MOVING YOUR BODY
Discussion centers around staying active.
You will learn about metabolism, calories as fuel, how calories differ,
and the starvation state.
We also focus on physical activity including:
Benefits of fitness,
Setting realistic goals,
How long, how hard and how often,
Triad of physical fitness.
SUMMER GRILLING -- EASY AND NUTRITIOUS
It's hot, so we cook outdoors. It's wonderful!
You will learn about the hazards of grilling, easy solutions,
tips for better grilling and safety.
The lesson includes:
The leanest cuts of meat
How to recognize them
The best ways to prepare them
Selecting and grilling fruits and vegetables
We show you how to cut the fat when preparing meat without sacrificing flavor.
WATER: THE FORGOTTEN NUTRIENT
Learn about the chemical properties of water,
where it is found on and in earth, how much of the body is water.
Discussion includes benefits of water as a:
Nutrient, cleaner, stress reducer
How much to drink
Easy tips to increase your intake
AND a bunch of interesting facts about water
that you may find very hard to believe!
FIBER CAN MOVE YOU
We assist you in making sense of the types of fiber,
soluble and insoluble and how processing and enriching changes it.
Also discussed are:
Functions of fiber
How much we need
How to get it
Such a small thing like increasing fiber
can change your quality of life. Believe it!
DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS, ARE THEY WORTH THE MONEY?
Vitamins, minerals, herbs, protein drinks, sports drinks,
sports bars, energy boosters, fat blockers,
cellulite eaters, the list goes on and on.
Are they harmful or helpful, worth the money or a waste,
scientifically supported or just a scam?
We specifically look at vitamins & minerals,
antioxidants & phytochemicals,
fresh and man-made herbs.
SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS
This lesson provides a blueprint for surviving the holidays from
Halloween to New Year's concerning food, exercise,
alcohol, stress, sadness and depression.
Activities include adopting a sample 7-week calendar
or setting up your own to ensure success.
Also provided are some ideas to provide
color and pizzazz to holidays meals.
Everything we need to know to choose healthy
and nutritious choices all about town is in this lesson.
We review how to order with confidence for:
breakfast, appetizers, breads,
salads & vegetables, entrees,
We take you all the way from elegant dining to fast food,
what to order and what to avoid.
An easy checklist is provided to fine tune your skills.
DIET -- THE FOUR LETTER WORD
Learn all about the psychology of eating, how our eating habits start.
We review diet as a noun
(consuming food and drink as a prescribed or planned meal plan)
and as a verb (dieting for weight loss).
Find out about how eating is affected by communication
and how not to feel guilty about "wondering".
HOME SCHOOL CURRICULUM
September - The Food Guide Pyramid
October - Grains
November - Fruits & Vegetables
December - Dairy
January - Meat
February - Sweets & Fats
March - Planning Menus
April - Kitchen Safety
May - Physical Activity & Metabolism
Each lesson includes activities, snack ideas and recipes.
LEAN & MEAN PACKAGE
Reading Food Labels
Metabolism & Physical Activity
Each lesson includes activities, a one-day menu (3 calorie levels and no more than 30% of calories from fat) and a recipe.
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