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What or Who Influences Your Food Choices? Lesson Idea

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What or Who Influences Your Food Choices? Lesson Idea


Content Source:

American Heart Association
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan



- Recognize that healthful food choices can enhance body composition and self-concept.

- Identify and understand the social, cultural, and psychological factors that influence food choices.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.1) Describe how family values and behaviors influence the health of adolescents.

Examples: eating family meals daily, participating in physical activity, practicing open communication

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: 8
8.2.1) Describe the influence of culture on health beliefs, practices, and behaviors.

Examples: religious beliefs, gang activity, family customs

Tags: choices, influence
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
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