The Food Pyramid (& Now Plate) & You


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Lesson Overview:  The students will learn what the food
pyramid is and how to use it.  From this lesson the students
will explore and learn about each food group in the food pyramid,
how it relates to them and their health.

Ultimately each student will know exactly what foods and how
much is needed each day according to  their height, weight and
activity level, in order to maintain good health. 

After completing this activity the students will be able to use
this knowledge for their own health , and when preparing different
dishes, planning balanced meals and menus. Having a  better
understanding of  the food pyramid helps to promote good
nutrition, and how to keep healthy for a lifetime.



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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 9 to 12