Week 6 Fuel Discussion

Learning Goal: I’m working on a fitness discussion question and need the explanation and answer to help me learn.

Our theme for week 4 is Fuel and this is a great time to start making our food choices a big part of our weekly health and wellness practices.

This week your assignment is to answer the following questions and track healthy foods and water for the beginning of the week:

1. Name 2 examples of good/healthy fat you consume on a regular basis. Why is it important in your diet? What health benefits are you getting?

2. Name 3 healthy carbohydrate sources you consume on a regular basis.

3. What roles does protein serve in your diet? What 2 types of food do you consume regularly that provide complete protein?

4. What is your favorite pre or post workout food?

This discussions initial post is due on Wednesday. Please respond to TWO classmates threads by Sunday.

***Food tracking is an important part of eating healthy. In addition to the questions above, continue to write down 3 healthy foods you eat each day and add them to your weekly log. Hydration is still a big piece of healthy fuel too, so in addition to 3 healthy foods include ounces of water consumed each day as well.

Here is an example:

Monday– Oatmeal, Sweet Potatoes, Spinach & 50 ounces of water

Tuesday –Salmon, Strawberries, Barley & 68 ounces of water

Wednesday–Green Smoothie, Ezekial bread and almond butter, Blackberries & 42 oz water

Have fun finding healthy food options and remember —-“The food you eat can be the safest form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.”