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Title: Nutrition II Understanding Nutrition Labels


1
Nutrition IIUnderstanding Nutrition Labels
  • Mr. Long
  • Selden Middle School
  • 7th Grade-Lesson 38
  • PICK UP worksheet

2
Instant Activity
READ These Nutrition Facts Answer in your
Notebook, Are these two foods good for you or bad
for you? Why or Why Not?
DO NOW
3
Objective of Day
  • To be able to make it easier to use nutrition
    labels to make quick, informed food choices that
    contribute to a healthy diet.
  • DIRECTIONS FILL OUT YOUR DITTO AS WE EXPLORE
    THE NUTRITION LABELS TOGETHER

4
Nutrition Labels Have 2 Parts
  • Product-Specific Information-
  • Serving size, Calories and nutrient information
  • Vitamins, Calcium Iron etc
  • Footnote-
  • General Dietary Information\

5
1. Serving Size (Start Here)
  • The amount of food a person would need to eat to
    get the amount of listed nutrients.
  • What is your labels serving size?
  • How many servings per container?

6
2. Calories
  • YOU-between 2,000-2,800 Calories Per Day
  • How many calories per serving on your label?
    Calorie total? Calories from fat?

7
Using the Food Guide Pyramid
  • Children ages 2-6 (1,600 calories/day)
  • Older children, teen girls, active women, most
    men (2,200 calorie/day)
  • Teen boys and active men (2,800 calories/day)

8
Restaurant Meal Calories
  • Eating Out

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3. LIMIT THESE!!!
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4. Get Enough of these Nutrients
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Daily Value
  • DV (Daily Value)
  • 20 or more is HIGH
  • 5 or less is LOW
  • Remember to limit the bad and get enough of the
    good

12
SCAVENGER HUNT
  • Now that we know what to look for and what to
    avoid, we will go on a scavenger hunt.
  • INSTRUCTIONS
  • Leave your Nutrition Facts food label at your
    desk. All other belongings should go on the floor
    under your desk. Place your food label up so that
    others can easily see it without having to turn
    it over!

13
SCAVENGER HUNT Instructions continued
  • Assignment 1
  • Find 2400 Calories COMBINED in 10 foods or less
  • Challenge!! Exactly 10 foods with between 2300
    and 2500 COMBINED calories
  • Assignment 2
  • Find 5 servings of foods with a combined 30 grams
    of fat or less
  • Challenge!! Combined 15 grams of fat or less
  • Assignment 3
  • Find 5 servings of foods with 20 grams of sugar
    or less
  • Challenge!! 7 servings of food

14
ClosureWhat to Look For Nutrition Label
Summary
  • 1. Get Plenty of
  • Fiber
  • Protein
  • Vitamins
  • 2. Limit
  • Fat
  • Sugar
  • Sodium
  • Cholesterol

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Closure Part II
  • Write down on loose leaf and hand in
  • 1 Complete meal
  • Breakfast Lunch or Dinner that you think contains
    a lot of vitamins, protein and fiber but not too
    much fat sugar sodium or cholesterol
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