Fast Food Nutrition Lesson: Choose Healthier Fast Food!


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★★★★★ These are engaging “Unhealthy Versus Healthier” lessons on fast food choices and includes a group poster project too!
Why Purchase This Resource:
  • This resource is a student favorite!
  • They have so much fun with this informative restaurant group activity!
  • This is also one of my “BEST-SELLING” individual Health lessons!
  • This resource is 3+ days with full PowerPoint directions to walk you through the lessons!!
  • This is no boring “canned curriculum” or just vocabulary words to look up! These are fun and interactive lessons with a group poster that teaches valuable nutrition information
  • Students can’t believe how many calories, or how much fat some of their favorite food items have
  • The posters they create are amazing every year. See preview photos to see some real examples.
  • Impact your whole school-find a public place in your school halls and post some of the best posters (or all of them if possible) so all your students can see the reality of fast food!
  • Students really like this activity and are inspired to make some healthy changes in the future!
★These lessons are taken directly from my Full Semester/Year High School Health Curriculum, and my Full Year Middle/Jr. High School Health Curriculum, which are both #1 Best-Selling Health Curriculums on the TPT website!
★These activities are also included in my #1 selling unit-the 4-Week Nutrition Unit.
★ALL FUTURE UPDATES ARE INCLUDED!! All new lessons, activities, and any changes that I create for this resource are FREE! Simply go to your “My Purchases” folder and download anytime!
This unit includes:
  • 144 Slides in 3 PowerPoint Presentations That Walk You Through the Lessons
  • 30 Pages of Step-By-Step Teacher Directions
  • Daily Learning Target Posters and “Check Off Sheet”
-Amazing introduction to healthy eating, U.S. weight issues, food choices, family genetics, false advertising promises for weight loss, and more…
-The CDC’s “Obesity in the United States” PowerPoint
-A “Portion Sizes” PowerPoint (shows the difference of how we eat today versus years ago)
-Height – Weight Chart
-Calories Information and Formula Worksheet
-Set Point Theory and YoYo Dieting Dangers
-Pre-lesson Counting Calories
-How It’s Almost Impossible Like some Diets claim to Lose 10 lbs. in 10 Days!
-Analyzing “Joe’s Calories Worksheet”
-Understanding Fat, Trans Fat, and Saturated and Unsaturated Fats
-Figuring How Much Fat is Healthy for Each Student
-Examples of Foods High In Fat
-Analyzing Fast Food Calories and Fat
-Into Groups for “Analyzing Fast Food Project”
The Fast Food Poster Project: In groups students will use restaurant nutritional information to fill out the”Fast Food” worksheet. I have included detailed directions on how to get the restaurant information (there’s an awesome and easy website) and how to do this lesson.
-Understanding Cholesterol
-Using an Optional Included “Art Rubric” to increase the level of work on posters!
-Continue Working on “Fast Food Posters”
THIS UNIT AND ALL ITS MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED IN MY FULL SEMESTER/YEAR PROGRAMS: Full Semester/Year High School Health, and my Middle/Junior High School Health.
-Documents are editable and included in Word and PDF formats.
-Ask your school district to purchase this curriculum for you!
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-Each purchase is for single teacher use only, and should not be shared with others.
-The purchaser is granted permission to make duplicates for classroom use only. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting this item (or any part thereof) on the Internet are all strictly prohibited unless it is a password-protected student website. Violations are subject to penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Thank you so much for previewing.
Mrs. S.
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