Nutrition & Wellness for Life Workbook

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By Dorothy F. West, Ph.D.,Cindi Calhoun, and Jessica Peconi-Cook

Grades 9-12.

Stresses the importance of healthful eating and physical activity across the life span.

  • Explores how decisions affect wellness at the various stages of the life cycle
  • Students will learn the body’s need for various nutrients may be greater at some stages of the life cycle
  • Health and wellness begins in the kitchen, and healthy eating requires planning and preparation
  • Text discusses safe food handling, as well as healthy menu planning and foor preparation techniques
  • Includes strategies for staying physically active through the life span
  • Covers special needs of the competitive athlete
  • Students will learn how to recognize sources of stress and healthy strategies for reducing their impact on total wellness
  • Chapter on food preparation instructs on basic cooking skills and ingredients
  • Features include Movement Connection, Community Connection, Food and the Environment, and Recipe File
  • Movement Connection features in every chapter provide a micro-lesson on an aspect of physical activity and the opportunity for students to participate in an activity burst which can be performed in the classroom
  • Includes current, up-to-date content on the new Nutrition Facts label, 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, DASH eating plan, and other topical nutrition content
  • Critical Thinking and Core Skills activities extend learning
  • Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help students review material presented in the chapter
  • Perforated pages allow a chapter to be removed and turned in for grading or checking
  • 168 pages

Item Weight: 1.25
Age: 14 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Career & Technical Education: Human Services
Collections: Career & Technical Education
Grade: 9 - 12
School Type: High School
Prop 65:
Subject Areas: Career Development, Human Services


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