ERIC Number: ED434901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
High Five: A Nutrition Program for High School Youth. Teacher Guide.
James, Delores C. S.; Rienzo, Barbara A.
This teacher's guide is part of a multiculturally sensitive teaching package to promote health-enhancing nutrition concepts for Florida public high school students. These nutrition promotion materials are intended to be incorporated into life skills management, home economics, physical education, or life science classes. The guide includes strategies to enhance coverage of topics included in the related 30-minute videotape, "High Five." The videotape incorporates high need and interest nutrition topics within a format preferred by high school students. It is intended to spark high school students' interest. Topics included in the videotape are preparing quick, healthy meals and snacks with an emphasis on: proportion of calories from protein, fat, and carbohydrates; what constitutes a balanced meal; and eating healthy on the run. The videotape also discusses the long-term health consequences of an unhealthy diet, nutrition and fitness, eating disorders, and food and the environment. The 10 educational plans included in the guide are: (1) "Eating Healthy with the Food Guide Pyramid"; (2)" Eating Healthy on the Run"; (3) "Reading Food Labels"; (4) "Diet and Heart Disease"; (5) "Diet and Hypertension"; (6) "Diet and Cancer"; (7) "Healthy Vegetarian Diets"; (8) "Compulsive Overeating"; (9) "Acting on Bulimia Nervosa"; and (10) "Starving for an Appetite--Anorexia Nervosa." (SM)
Descriptors: Cancer, Child Health, Comprehensive School Health Education, Eating Disorders, Eating Habits, Health Behavior, Health Promotion, Heart Disorders, High School Students, High Schools, Hypertension, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Health, Public Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Student Behavior, Students
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida