1. We will discuss the food guide pyramid and what it tells us.
2. Student volunteers will match food groups to the major nutrient that food group provides.
3. Other student volunteers will match the nutrient function to each of the six major nutrients.
4. Nutrient density is explained but then illustrated by the Snack Attack activity.
5. Cardio Challenge helps students discover the difference between sedentary and cardiovascular activities.
1. Identify the six major nutrients.
2. List the major function of each major nutrient.
3. State that food provides nutrients and energy necessary for growth, health, and activity.
4. Identify healthy food groups and the main nutrients each group provides.
5. Explain the concept of foods having varying nutrient densities.
6. State why the body needs calories and identify where calories come from.
7. Explain how calories can be controlled through diet and exercise.
8. Identify how a high fat diet can lead to various diseases including heart disease.
9. Recognize that cholesterol and fatty deposits on artery walls are a result of diet and lack of exercise.
10.List three benefits of regular exercise.
11.State the effect inactivity has on strength and endurance.
12.Predict the result if nutrient intake and exercise are not balanced.
US National Health Education Standards: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7.
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