"Yo Quiero a Glob of Lard" How To Figure the Nutritional Value of Foods
Sometimes students' favorite restaurants aren't the healthiest! Using this nutrition worksheet, they determine the nutritional value of their favorite foods. Breaking down foods into 6 nutrient groups, students apply simple math to figure out where the calories in fast food comes from. They finally do some research and analysis on nutritional value of foods they would order. Consider providing websites which outline nutritional values for popular fast food restaurant items.