Informative Speech On Nutrition

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Public Speaking 230 Informative I. College students are not eating the proper foods or the recommended daily allowances even though they believe they are eating healthy.

A. Illustration Suzanne- Started nibbling on potato chips between meals and late at night.

- To keep up with studies, she cut back on swimming.

- She would prepare her self by eating what she thought was healthy, granola bar or a frozen yogurt.

- Larger breakfast- orange juice, bacon, sausage, eggs, hash browns, toast with butter and jam, and black coffee instead of fruit juice, cereal, and skin milk she had always ate at home.

- By dinnertime she was starved, she loved fried chicken and a helping or two from the salad bar alternative to french fries.

Eric- - Found himself in a similar pattern.

- Putting a lot of time into keeping up with his course work - Spending less time than before on sports and bike riding - Eating fast-food restaurants, - Skipping meals from time to time.

- Eating candy bars for lunch several times a week Before the semester was over, Eric's friends started teasing him about the spare tire around his waist, and Suzanne was having trouble zipping up her clothes that fit her perfectly a couple of months earlier.

B. The (your college) survey shows students aren't eating a balanced nutrition; with little time and effort it is possible for students to know and understand their daily allowances.

1. Survey of (your college) Students nutrition 2. History of Nutrition 3. Food Guide Pyramid C. How many of you feel you are in the same situations as Suzanne or Eric? Whatever the circumstances, many (your college) students are eating wrong and will soon be affected by it.

II. A random survey of fifty Cumberland College students reveals...