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Healthy Eating: An Advocate

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Healthy Eating: An Advocate


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Rain Adams (age 12, Colorado) talks about her passion for healthy eating and how it inspired her to create her Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winning recipe for Rain’s Turkey Chili, in this video from WGBH. Rain, who as a nine-year-old started her own vegan pet treat company, learned to cook from her mother. She says it’s fun for kids to get in the kitchen and make healthy foods. This video can be played during a lesson on health practices and behaviors.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 5
5.2.1) Describe how the school and community can support personal health practices and behaviors.

a. Describe how positive and negative influences from family, peers, and culture affect adolescents' body acceptance during the changes of puberty.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 5
5.6.1) Create a personal health goal and track progress toward its achievement.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.2.1) Examine how family and peers influence the health of adolescents.

Examples: inactivity, fast food consumption

a. List personal family guidelines and rules that enhance health.

b. List peer situations that enhance health.

Tags: healthy choices, healthy eating
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Author: Michelle Frye