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The Food Pyramid

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  • 1. The Food Pyramid Eating Right Every Day
  • 2. Eating Right Every Day
    • Briefly describe the point of this lesson, which is that the class will be learning about the relationship between good nutrition and health.
  • 3. The Food Pyramid Fats, Oils & Sweets USE SPARINGLY Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dry Beans, Eggs & Nuts Group 2-3 SERVINGS Milk, Yogurt & Cheese Group 2-3 SERVINGS Vegetable Group 3-5 SERVINGS Fruit Group 2-4 SERVINGS Bread, Cereal, Rice & Pasta Group 6-11 SERVINGS
  • 4. Fruit
    • List a few examples of fruits that are plentiful in your area.
    • Discuss how many servings a day children should eat and when they might have them.
    • Together, research and discuss the health benefits of fruits.
    • Encourage children to list foods that they like from this food group.
  • 5. Vegetables
    • List a few examples of vegetables that are plentiful in your area.
    • Discuss how many servings a day children should eat and when they might have them.
    • Together, research and discuss the health benefits of vegetables.
    • Encourage children to list foods that they like from this food group.
  • 6. Meats, Beans, and Nuts
    • List a few examples of meats, beans, and nuts that are plentiful in your area.
    • Discuss how many servings a day children should eat and when they might have them.
    • Together, research and discuss the health benefits of meat, beans, and nuts.
    • Encourage children to list foods that they like from this food group.
  • 7. Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese
    • List a few examples of dairy products that are plentiful in your area.
    • Discuss how many servings a day children should eat and when they might have them.
    • Together, research and discuss the health benefits of dairy products.
    • Encourage children to list foods that they like from this food group.
  • 8. Bread and Pasta Group
    • List a few examples of bread and pasta products that are plentiful in your area.
    • Discuss how many servings a day children should eat and when they might have them.
    • Together, research and discuss the health benefits of bread and pasta.
    • Encourage children to list foods that they like from this food group.
  • 9. Fats, Oils, and Sweets
    • List examples of fats, oils, and sweets.
    • Discuss how many daily servings at most children should eat.
    • Together, research and discuss the risks associated with eating too much fat and too many sweets.
    • Solicit class feedback on this food group.
  • 10. Snacks
    • List a few examples of snacks.
    • Discuss how many snacks a day children should eat.
    • Solicit class feedback on healthy snacks.
  • 11. Eat Well and Stay Healthy!
    • Encourage children to keep a daily food diary for a week, and to eat their favorite foods in each group to meet the daily requirements.
    • Discuss their findings at the end of the week.
    • How might each child eat more healthfully?
  • 12. Conclusion
    • Summarize the health benefits of each food group.
    • Encourage children to do research on any new finding about food and health.
    • Encourage children to continue keeping a food diary.
    • Ask your school nurse or doctor to visit the class to share facts about food and health on an ongoing basis.
  • 13. Thank You
    • Submitted by: Deepika Goel
    • E-mail: deepika0125@gmail.com