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Choose My Plate
http://choosemyplate...
ChooseMyPlate.gov replaced the foodpyramid and is an excellent resource for Dietetics.

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Solve the Outbreak
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This is an app for Apple devices, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Students get to be Disease Detectives. They are given clues, then analyze data, and solve cases. The better their solution, the higher their score, and the more lives are saved. Promotes problem solving.

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Solve the Outbreak
https://itunes.apple...
This is an app for Apple devices, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Students get to be Disease Detectives. They are given clues, then analyze data, and solve cases. The better their solution, the higher their score, and the more lives are saved. Promotes problem solving.

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Title: Taste The World
Unit Plan Overview: Connect a favorite food or recipe to its origin. The students will choose a favorite food, research the historic or cultural background of the food, and then prepare this food using ServSafe safety standards.  Additionally, nutritional content,event planning skills, and cost analysis will be demonstrated by preparing an oral presentation along with the prepared dish. Students will have a choice of a visual display or a power point to display information. A prepared dish will be required for all project presentations.


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Title: Food be Thy medicine
Unit Plan Overview: "Show me what you eat and I will show you what you are".  Brillat-Savarin Food and nutrients can be an important part of a well managed medical plan to prevent and to treat patients who are in high risk groups.  In this unit, students will explore the role of diet and its impact on health.  They will research populations who are of higher risk for foodborne illness, identify populations at risk and their nutritional needs.  They will  create meal plans utilizing nutritional therapy for these special health concerns.  They will also identify "superfoods" which have special health benefits for these population groups. This is a 3 week unit can be included in a Dietetics course. Concepts from this unit include information students will use when taking the ServSafe Food Manager exam.                


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