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Food and Drink Labels: A New Look

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Food and Drink Labels: A New Look


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Ever heard the saying, "you are what you eat"? Food labels give us important nutritional information to make informed healthy eating decisions. Hear why the FDA decided to give food labels a makeover with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from May 20, 2016. This video can be played during a lesson on using food labels to determine nutritional value.

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: 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

Tags: food labels, nutrition
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Author: Michelle Frye