Healthy Habit: Label Reading Part 2

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Title:

Healthy Habit: Label Reading Part 2

URL:

https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/77a230e2-24b9-4ef5-a088-adf73fae1f63/label-reading-part-2/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

In this video, Move It!, cast members learn the importance of reading nutrition labels and what parts are most significant. Focusing on the serving size and calories, Pat Mizerak, a registered dietician United Health Services, teaches the pair to not only look at the calories because the serving size could be much higher than 1 which would result in a higher calorie intake. They also discuss how many calories a person should consume a day which is dependent on one’s age, gender and build. 

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 4
4.6.1) Describe ways to put a plan into place to achieve a goal.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 4
4.6.2) Identify resources to assist in achieving personal health goals.

Examples: YMCA, Boys/Girls Clubs, recreation center, school clubs

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

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 5
5.6.2) Identify resources in the school that may assist with achieving personal health goals.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.7.1) Critique examples of responsible behaviors that reduce health risks.

Examples: choosing healthy foods, participating in healthy activities, having regular medical and dental check-ups

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.7.1) State the importance of assuming responsibility for personal health behaviors and avoiding risky behaviors.

Examples: fast food vs. My Plate recommendations, screen time vs. active living

Tags: food labels, healthy behavior, healthy eating
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Comments

This video can help students determine how much food they need to consume to stay under their daily caloric intake goal.

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Author: Michelle Frye