ERIC Number: ED223831
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The New Nutrition: Student's Guide.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Instructional Materials Center.
This student guide on nutrition contains activities categorized according to the seven dietary guidelines for Americans developed by the United States Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Agriculture. The seven goals for which activities are provided are (1) to eat a variety of foods (daily nutrition guide, nutrients, digestion, recommended dietary allowances, milk and milk products, meat and legumes, vegetables and fruits, bread and cereal), (2) to maintain ideal weight (nutrition and health, development of eating habits, personalizing nutrition, weight control, meal planning, snacking), (3) to avoid too much fat, (4) to eat foods with adequate starch and fiber, (5) to avoid too much sugar, (6) to avoid too much sodium, and (7) if one chooses to drink alcoholic beverages, to do so in moderation. These types of materials and activities are included: word scrambles, evaluation of personal eating habits, creation of food fact sheets, fill-in-the-blank worksheets, charts, crossword puzzles, short answer questions, multiple choice questionnaires, cooking instructions, true or false tests, menu planning, reading labels, and experiments. (YLB)
Descriptors: Dietetics, Drinking, Food, Health Education, Home Economics, Learning Activities, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Obesity, Secondary Education
Home Economics Instructional Materials Center, Texas Tech University, Box 4067, Lubbock, TX 79409.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Instructional Materials Center.