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Describe dietary guidelines recommended for health promotion.

Definition

Description should include dietary guidelines recommended for health and wellness, such as Choose My Plate, and the basic food groups:
  • grains
  • vegetables
  • fruits
  • dairy
  • protein foods.
Description should also include
  • reading nutrition labels
  • eating appropriate serving sizes
  • maintaining a healthy weight
  • understanding the diseases/disorders linked with obesity
  • acknowledging the importance of exercise.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the basic food groups? Why is each important for overall good health?
  • How many servings should a person eat from each of the food groups?
  • How many servings should a person eat from the vegetable group?
  • Why was the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established?
  • What are the differences between the Food Guide Pyramid and Choose My Plate?
  • What is BMI, and how is it calculated?
  • What conditions can occur as a result of obesity?
  • What are the benefits of exercise?
  • What are the risks of being under- or overweight?
  • What factors must be considered when choosing a weight-loss diet?
  • What are the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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