Choose a diet/weight loss/weight gain program/food lifestyle (vegan, raw foodist, etc.)
You will present your program to the class with a powerpoint presentation. This is an oral presentation not a written report. The only part that will be written is a copy of "a day on the diet" for each of your classmates to review.
ü What is the background of the author(s), group, or inventor(s) of the diet? What makes them an expert in the field of nutrition?
ü What is the main idea or theme of the program.
ü Does the program encourage or include some form of physical activity. Explain.
ü Does the diet give tips on how to change eating habits – give examples?
ü Does the program encourage a variety of foods from all the food groups of the food pyramid? If so how much. If not, why.
ü Does the diet list any precautions or warnings? If so what are they and why.
ü How much will it cost to follow the program? (food, books, pills, dues, etc.)
ü Does the diet count calories or grams of certain foods?
ü Does the program encourage at least 1200 calories a day?
ü Do you see any potential dangers?
ü Is this program only recommended for a specific period of time?
ü Does it include taking pills, supplements, etc? Why? What is the additional cost if any?
ü What results does your program claim it will accomplish.
ü In your opinion would this be an easy plan to follow and live by. Why/why not?
ü IMPORTANT** Based on your knowlegde of nutrition .... Do you recommend this program? Explain. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this program. Is it healthy? Is it safe?
**** Include a sample of a day with your program. (25 copies) Include all meals, snacks, water, beverages, pills, etc. (Typed ) Do not choose a program that does not provide enough information to complete the assignment. I suggest you use a book - bring the book to class on the day of the presenation.