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Healthy Eating: Cooking for a Good Cause

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Healthy Eating: Cooking for a Good Cause


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Sydney Mazik (age 12, Ohio) talks about her love of cooking and how two healthy foods that her family eats inspired her Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winning recipe for Spaghetti Squash Asparagus Pie, in this video from WGBH. She created her dish to spread awareness about spaghetti squash, which she says is a vegetable most people don’t know about. This video can be played during a lesson on healthy practices.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.1.3) Determine barriers to practicing healthy behaviors.

Examples: lack of finances, access to health services, social support

a. Examine how nutritional choices and psychological issues may lead to eating disorders.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.3) Describe how the media can send mixed messages about health.

Examples: advertisements concerning tobacco, alcohol, and nutrition

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.7.2) Demonstrate healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.

Examples: practicing proper use of prescription medications, good nutrition, proper rest, regular exercise; avoiding driver distractions

Tags: healthy choices, nutrition
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Author: Michelle Frye