Setting Healthy Goals: Label Reading

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Setting Healthy Goals: Label Reading


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This video helps people of all ages read nutrition labels correctly. Pat Mizerak registered dietician at United Health Services, points out important things on a label such as serving size and calories because the two directly affect each other. She also notes upon bad things we don’t want to see high numbers of such as saturated fat and sodium and the good things that we do want to see a lot of, such as calcium, vitamins A and C and iron.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 5
5.1.2) Utilize information on various food labels to determine nutritional value.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.6.1) Assess personal health practices.

Examples: food choices, physical activity, hygiene

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.5.2) Critique the positive and negative outcomes of a health-related decision.

Examples: positive -- keeping calendar to manage time, reading food labels, getting adequate sleep
negative -- tobacco use, eating disorders, drug use

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This video helps kids take charge of their health by teaching them how to read food labels.

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Author: Michelle Frye