Students get creative and persuasive while learning about appropriate portion sizes
Students get the word out about healthy eating, coming up with clever and educational advertisements about the different food groupings.
Students will become familiar with the daily recommended amount for each food grouping.
Daily Food Grouping Recommendations:
Grains—5-6 ounces of grains per day, half of which should be whole grains.
One ounce of grains is about:
Fruits—1½-2 servings of fresh or dried fruit per day.
One serving of fruit is about:
Vegetables—2½-3 servings of fresh vegetables per day.
One serving of vegetables is about:
Milk and milk products—3 servings of low-fat or skim milk and milk products per day.
One serving of milk and milk products is about:
Meat, beans, nuts—5 ounces of meat, beans, nuts per day.
One ounce of meats, beans, and nuts is about:
Related National Standards
1.8.1, 1.8.2, 1.8.7, 2.8.1, 2.8.3, 2.8.4, 2.8.5, 2.8.9, 5.8.4, 5.8.6, 6.8.1, 7.8.1, 7.8.2
1, 2, 5
Further information about the national standards can be found here.
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