Examples of "go foods" include frozen broccoli, raw apples, whole grain tortillas, brown rice, skim milk, canned tuna in water, vinegar, mustard, fat-free mayonnaise and bottled water. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, which is a division of the National Institutes of Health, has created a list of go foods, slow foods and whoa foods for children.Continue Reading
The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's guide helps kids learn which foods can be enjoyed all of the time, which foods can be eaten some of the time, and which foods can be eaten every once in a while.
Go foods include all fresh and frozen vegetables and fruits that do not contain added fats or sweeteners; unsweetened, whole grain breads, pastas and cereals; skim and 1 percent milk; low-fat or fat-free yogurts and cheeses; skinless, lean meats; and shellfish that are broiled, baked or steamed. Go foods also include beans, lentils and tofu; egg whites and egg substitutes; and naturally fat-free condiments such as mustard, ketchup, fat-free creamy salad dressing and fat-free sour cream. Go beverages include water, unsweetened iced tea, lemonade, diet iced tea, diet soda, 1 percent milk and fat-free milk.
Olive oils and vegetable oils can also be consumed daily since the oils do not contain any saturated or trans fats.Learn more about Food Facts
Glucose is one of the most common forms of sugar in food, found in nearly every fruit, like apples, apricots and pineapples, along with drinks like juice and sports drinks. Glucose is found naturally in most foods, but is also often added to processed foods to make them sweeter.Full Answer >
Examples of unprocessed foods include fruits and vegetables that are not canned and have no added sugar. Unprocessed foods are those that have not been altered from their natural state. Foods that have not been processed are also free of chemicals that may be used to preserve the food or change its color or nutritional makeup.Full Answer >
Foods that provide vitamin D include cod liver oil, cooked swordfish, cooked sockeye salmon and canned tuna fish. Other sources of vitamin D are egg yolks, beef liver, fortified milk, yogurt and orange juice. Canned sardines, fortified breakfast cereals, mushrooms and Swiss cheese also contain vitamin D.Full Answer >
Examples of "go" foods are carbohydrates such as grains, "grow" foods are protein foods such as eggs and "glow" foods are vitamin- and nutrient-rich foods such as fruits and vegetables. The Go, Grow and Glow program is designed to educate preschool children about the importance of a healthy lifestyle.Full Answer >