Figuring Out Food Labels

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  • Figuring Out Food Labels
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  • Figuring Out Food Labels
  • Figuring Out Food Labels


This lesson plan and 3 activities covers important factors on how to read and understand food labels. Clip art, printables, answer key, no prep needed
Covered in this lesson plan is:
Why it is important to learn how to read food labels
How to read food labels; with a large picture- clip art label- illustrating important nutrition information -"serving size, calories, fat and trans fat, nutrients and the footnote."
Daily required intake of "Sodium, sugar, saturated fat, and Calcium"
Understanding serving sizes
Learning about nutrients, how much you need and how to read the label for them
Three ways manufacturers try to trick the public
What does the "food label expiration date mean?'
Information on the new regulation for food labels coming in 2018 and 2019 with images
Writing prompt
Individual activity "Figuring out food label" assessment
Group Activity of "figuring out a food label"
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    Food Labels

    Posted by Andrea Yates on Mar 1st 2020

    Everything I needed and activities.

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