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Students identify the total number of grams of fat, protein and carbohydrates using a food label from a breakfast cereal. They use the chart wizard to create a pie chart representing the percentages of fat, protein, and carbohydrates in the cereal.
Students voluntarily participate in a sensory test and examine hypothesis testing and statistical significance. They use low-fat and original Oero cookies for this experiment.
Students investigate foods containing protein. In this protein activity, students explore lesser known foods that contain protein.  Students collaborate and explore menus from fast food restaurants analyzing fat content.  Students construct a menu of low fat foods from various restaurants.
Students read food labels and understand their meaning. For this healthy eating lesson, students discuss healthy foods and snacks. Students understand the fat and calorie content of foods and discuss the regulations on food manufacturers. Students study food labels and analyze them for their health rating. Students choose a food label and fill out a survey about the contents and complete a webquest.
What are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats? What kinds of foods have these components? Here's a nice introductory lesson on foods and calories that will answer these, and many more questions 
Learners demonstrate how chemicals accumulate in fish fat. They study path ways of toxins in the fish's body and ways to prepare fish to avoid consuming the toxins. They examine U.S. and Canada regulations to protect the environment.
Students calculate the amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat in a meal. In this consumer math lesson, students choose a day's worth of meals and calculate the amount of carbohydrates, protein and fat consumed. Students compute the number of calories and the proportion of necessary nutrients in the diet.
Students discuss nutrition and how to make better choices with food. In this algebra and nutrition lesson, students discuss the way the body process food and the importance of nutrition for our cells. They discuss calories, fats and serving size of a normal day intake.
Middle schoolers engage in a lesson that is about developing linear equations while drawing them in the context of measuring fat grams and calories. They conduct research about health issues using a variety of resources. Students determine a healthy number of calories needed to maintain homeostasis.
Fourth graders examine the fats in foods. In this healthy diet science investigation lesson, 4th graders conduct an experiment in which grease spots from snack foods are observed in order to determine fat contents in the foods.
Students examine their personal eating habits and determine how to improve them. In this adolescent healthy diet lesson, students identify the macro-nutrients in food that provide the body with energy; carbohydrates, protein, and fat. They look at the role of vitamins and minerals play in healthy growth. They complete a breakfast diet survey and compare their diet with Canada's Food Guide as an assessment.
Students identify the fat content in foods. In this nutrition lesson, students review the food pyramid and identify foods that are low in fat. Students create a low-fat dessert by using fruit.
Students study the food pyramid. In this adult health lesson, students discover ways to change their cooking habits to lessen fat content. Given different recipes, they brainstorm ways to change some of its fatty ingredients to make it healthier.
Students examine the Food Pyramid to discover the foods they need to eat to have a healthy body. Using food brought to class, they must place the food in the correct category in the pyramid. In groups, they test food samples for fat content and discuss their results as a class.
Students participate in a game of Holiday Bingo then discuss Holiday foods and problems from these foods. They review a list of ideas on how not to overeat during the holidays and review ways to cut down on fat in typical holiday dishes.
Students draw connections between chemical structures of fats and oils (lipids) and their use in food science and nutrition.
High schoolers discover the fat content of takeaway food a variety of other establishments. They consider the risks of a high fat diet and their replications. In addition, they discuss ways in which one can eat less fat daily as well as realize eating fat with getting fat.
Students identify the health risks associated with trans fats. For this adult health lesson, students examine food labels for hydrogenated oils content. They discuss the benefits and sources of omega-3s.
Students analyze nutritional information from a label.  In this middle school mathematics lesson, students use percentages and proportional reasoning skills to create three nutritious lunch menus.  Students calculate the percentage of fat, carbohydrates and protein is a serving to determine if a snack is nutritious.
Students examine Canada's Food Guide. In this exploring body fuel instructional activity, students conduct a variety of experiments to show how proteins, carbohydrates, and fats work together to fuel the body and keep it healthy.