Students learn protein-rich lunch foods with this lively game
|Description:||Students throw and catch a ball "SPUD" style while calling out various proteins to include with lunch.|
|Objective:||Students will identify a variety of protein-rich foods they can eat for lunch.|
|Materials:||One volleyball or beach ball|
It is okay if some protein-rich foods are repeated, as it would be difficult for each student to come up with a new one. If a student mentions a food or drink high in fat and/or salt such as pork sausage or bacon, gently guide her or him to come up with a healthier choice.
Healthy ("Go") Protein-Packed Lunch Foods and Meals:
Less Healthy ("Slow") Protein-Packed Lunch Foods and Meals:
Any of the above foods can be less healthy if combined with too much of a slow food such as butter, oil, cream, or sugar (e.g. chicken fried in oil).
Further information about the national standards can be found here.