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Lesson 16: Eating Healthy: The Big Picture View

Overview

In this lesson, students are introduced to MyPlate as a guide for healthy eating. They think about the “big picture” way of looking at nutrition, then are presented with information about the different food groups. They create a booklet to record information about the different food groups and examples of the foods that belong to each group.

Time: 40 minutes


Healthy Behavior Outcomes

HE-1: Eat the appropriate number of servings from each food group every day.
HE-2: Eat a variety of foods within each food group every day.

 

National Health Education Standards

Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
Performance Indicator 1.5.1: Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

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