Healthy Habits: Fueling Your Body for a Better Life

Healthy Habits: Fueling Your Body for a Better Life
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This lesson contains 13 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Healthy Habits: Fueling Your Body for a Better Life

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson you will understand the importance of healthy eating habits and have the knowledge to make informed decisions about your diet.

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Introduce the learning objective and explain to students what they will achieve by the end of the lesson.
What do you already know about healthy eating habits?

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What is Healthy Eating?
Healthy eating means consuming a variety of foods that give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy.

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Introduce the definition of healthy eating and explain that it's not just about what you eat, but also how much you eat and how you prepare your food.
The Benefits of Healthy Eating
Eating a healthy diet can help you maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and improve your mental health.

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Discuss the benefits of healthy eating and encourage students to think about their own health goals.
The Five Food Groups
The five food groups are fruits, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy. It's important to eat a variety of foods from each group to get all the nutrients your body needs.

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Introduce the five food groups and explain why each one is important. Provide examples of foods from each group.
Portion Control
Portion control means eating the right amount of food for your body's needs. Use smaller plates, measure your food, and be mindful of your hunger and fullness cues.

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Discuss the importance of portion control and provide practical tips for students to implement in their daily lives.
Meal Planning
Meal planning can help you save time, money, and make healthier choices. Plan your meals ahead of time, make a grocery list, and prep your ingredients in advance.

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Discuss the benefits of meal planning and provide tips for students to plan their meals effectively.
Reading Nutrition Labels
Nutrition labels provide important information about the nutrients in your food. Look for serving size, calories, and the amount of fat, sugar, and sodium in the food.

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Teach students how to read nutrition labels and explain what to look for when making informed decisions about their food choices.
Healthy Habits for Life
Eating a healthy diet is not a one-time thing, it's a lifestyle. Make small changes to your diet and stick to them over time. Remember, every healthy choice you make is a step towards a healthier you.

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Wrap up the lesson by emphasizing that healthy eating is a lifelong habit and encourage students to make small changes to their diet to improve their health.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

Slide 11 - Open question

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Slide 12 - Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 13 - Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.