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Stromboli Lab

As we begin the downhill slope to the end of the year, I like to work through the section of the MyPlate Diagram and have students prepare dishes for each group. For the Grains group, we made Stromboli. Students first did a small Webquest on basic grain information, then watched a demonstration on how to… Continue reading Stromboli Lab

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Exercise Tasting in Nutrition and Wellness

As part of our overall wellness unit, today we did an "Exercise Tasting" activity to give students a chance to try out a variety of different exercises. I did include Meditation as one of the exercises, because exercising and calming the mind is an important part of overall wellness. I am blessed to have access… Continue reading Exercise Tasting in Nutrition and Wellness

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Personal Nutrition Analysis

As we moved into Personal Nutrition in my Nutrition and Wellness class, I wanted to find a way to personalize this unit to make it real for my students.  To start, I gave each student a small notebook (fits in a pocket), and we talked about how many calories they needed a day for survival,… Continue reading Personal Nutrition Analysis

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Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

As part of my nutrition and wellness class, we are learning about and discussing fad diets. A few months ago, I had a former student give a presentation on juicing. She had done a 10 day juice cleanse for a project and needed to present her information to another group. It was a great opportunity… Continue reading Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead