Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

What do students typically grab as a snack when they get home from school? Is it a bag of potato chips ready to be opened, or an apple waiting to be cut up? Healthy snacks are essential for busy students, as they keep their energy level high and their mind alert. These CD-ROMs will explain the difference between snacks with empty calories and snacks that provide nutritional value.

Competencies include…

Define calorie, nutrients, obesity, and empty calories

Contrast the terms: complex carbohydrates and simple carbohydrates

List 5 guidelines for avoiding unhealthy snack habits

List 5 healthy snack options

Describe how you can resist the temptation of eating unhealthy snacks in your home

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