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My Daily Food Plan (18+ years old)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Manage your calorie intake with a daily food plan journal. After reviewing a reference sheet with suggested amounts of each food group based on a total calorie pattern, learners can jot down what foods they have eaten during the day as...
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The New Pyramid - Nutrition

For Teachers 5th - 10th
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 
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Protein Foods

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine their protein intake daily. In this adult health lesson, students discover other protein rich foods besides meat. They name examples of vegetarian proteins found in the grocery stores.
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Nutrition in Me

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss and complete activities to further their knowledge about nutrition in their diet. In this nutrition lesson, students discuss their diets and the amount of vegetables and fruits they are consuming daily. Students define...
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Proteins

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students conduct a variety of experiments to explore protein. In this biology lesson, students solve a mystery by testing for the presence of glucose, protein starch and triglycerides. They explain how DNA transcription and translation...
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Eating Out and Eating In- Go Lean with Protein

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate foods containing protein. In this protein lesson plan, students explore lesser known foods that contain protein.  Students collaborate and explore menus from fast food restaurants analyzing fat content.  Students...
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Meats Make Muscles

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the meat group of the food pyramid. In this nutrition and diet lesson, 2nd graders study the benefits of eating foods in the meat group, collect data regarding their classmates' favorite foods, and create a graph...
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Organize Your Favorites (Food)

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this healthy foods worksheet, students organize the names nutrient-rich foods into categories. Students also read passages about nutrition and respond to three short-answer questions.
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Key to Good Health #1: Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers learn tips for healthy eating. In this nutrition lesson, students learn about the four main food groups, view a food pyramid, and get tips on how to get the most nutrition out of their meals. Middle schoolers also...
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Food Groups

For Students 4th - 5th
In this food groups worksheet, students choose two words from the word list that belong in each of 7 food group categories. The groups are: dairy, poultry, grains, proteins, vegetables, fruits and junk food.
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Worksheet 4. Food Groups

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this food groups worksheet, students choose 2 words or phrases from the word pool that belong in each food category. There are 7 food categories to fill in.
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Meal Planning

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners study the nutrients found in foods and the food pyramid.  In this investigative instructional activity students will plan a seven day menu built around the food pyramid. 
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PICTURE PERFECT PYRAMID

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars create a model of the USDA's Food Pyramid Guide, using shoe boxes. They bring an assortment of shoe boxes from home. Students are given a copy of the "Food Guide Pyramid." They wrap boxes for the bread group in white, the...
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Life Skills-"Carrots Or Candy?"- Making Healthy Choices

For Students 1st - 4th
In this healthy food choices activity, students label and color 4 puzzle pieces to represent the food groups. Then students complete a graphic organizer filling in the food group headings and food items that fit in each category.
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Choose Your Food Stamps TO Choose Good Sources Of Protein

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students cook recipes that are high in protein for better health. They research how to contact the government center for Food Stamps in order to start the program and awareness is increased in how this can help overall health with access...
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Nutrients In Our Foods

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use the Internet to learn of, and research, information on health and nutrition. They study the six essential nutrients and explore the Food Pyramid.
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Disease and Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students study disease and explore  how it can be avoided or treated with simple solutions.  In this investigative lesson students create a food chart for two weeks for themselves to track and be sure they are getting all the nutrients...
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Calorie Countdown

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify the advantages of a healthy diet and exercise plan. In this health lesson, students bring in labels of different food products and calculate the amount of calories each serving is. Students keep a food diary to keep...
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Essential Nutrients - Daily Guides

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the food categories supporting the selection of foods providing the six basic nutrients that keep the body healthy.
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PICKING PEANUTS

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create sentences, using words printed on pictures of peanuts. They are explained that the peanut is not really a nut, but a legume, related to beans and peas. Students are also told that the first peanuts grew in Brazil. They...
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Essential Nutrients - Daily Guides

For Teachers All
List the recommended dietary guidelines and explain their function and implementation. (The guidelines are listed below) National Standards 14.3.1 Aim for fitness Aim for a healthy weight Be physically active each day
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Worksheet 1. Reading: How to Be Healthy

For Students 4th - 6th
In this living healthy worksheet, students read a passage titled How to Be Healthy. They then answer 8 multiple choice questions about what they read.
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Reading: How to Be Healthy

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading for information worksheet, students read a one page text about healthy living practices. Students then answer 8 multiple choice questions about what they have read.

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