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Staying Healthy

This project enables students to develop a healthy life style to keep their mind and body performing at their best.

A project that enables students to develop a healthy life style by adapting good eating habits and exercise to help keep their mind and body performing at their best. Students will learn what a healthy diet is and explore relationship between diet and health. They will examine their eating habits to determine if they are getting the right foods to stay healthy. It is important for them to learn that a healthy body is not just about being fit for which food and exercise is a part, they need to develop a healthy mental and spiritual attitude for their physical well being.

Students will also share and discuss the types of foods associated with their culture, traditions, and celebrations that feature foods and food rituals that help them learn about cultures and groups.

Through different class activities, students will be able to learn about different food groups and their dietary choices. They will learn about MyPlate concept for balanced eating and compare it with their food choice. This will give them awareness how a balanced meal is helpful to maintain balance weight and prevent a number of diseases like heart disease, some cancers, osteoporosis and diabetes.

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