Class 2: Reading Labels – Get out Sugar

Key Messages:
Drink and eat less sodium, saturated fat, and added sugars.
Use the Nutrition Facts label and ingredients list to limit items high in sodium, saturated fat, and added sugars.

Class Information covered:
What are empty calories?
How much sodium is healthy?
What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Activity:
Show Me the Sugar!
Nutrition Facts Scavenger Hunt
eatFresh.org Mini Course 
MyPlate Calories Per Pound

Handouts:
10 tips Salt and Sodium
10 tips salt and sodium in Spanish
Weekly Meal Planner

Recipe:
Slow Cooker Oatmeal  or Overnight Oatmeal
For more recipes visit  www.eatfresh.org

Video: Fed Up

Homework:
Add oatmeal 2-3 times this week.
Make a vegetable soup this week and eat a bowl before dinner 3-5 times this week.
Add a green smoothie 3-5 this week.
Write out a weekly menu and shop for ingredients.

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