Class 1: Drinks

Key Messages:
Drink water instead of sugary drinks.
Make half your plate fruits and vegetables: Focus on whole fruits

Class Information covered:
Why is weight management important?
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Track your food at one of these sites: SuperTracker or MyFitnessPal or Lose It!
8 Great Reasons to Drink Water
Sodas and Energy Drinks

Activity:
RYD How much sugar?
RYD Calculations Key Drink Label Cards
Rethink Your Drink Pledge Card (English/Spanish) 

Handouts:
10 tips make better beverage choices
10 tips make better beverage choices in Spanish
10 tips focus on fruits
10 tips focus on fruits in Spanish
Weekly Meal Planner

Recipe:
Green Smoothie
Mango Smoothie To make this smoothie a green smoothie, just start blending a handful of greens (kale, spinach, dandelion etc) with water and then add the rest of the ingredients.
For more recipes visit the Rethink Your Drink website or www.eatfresh.org

Video: Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead

Homework:

Add a green smoothie 3-5 this week
Write out a weekly menu and shop for ingredients.

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