Using Food Labels
Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, and Barbara Tharp, MS.
- Investigate how much sugar is in other food products, such as chips, cookies, ice cream, milk, bananas, etc. Then, graph the amount of sugar in each food you investigated.
- Compare how much sugar is in a “healthy” food,” such as milk, versus a “junk” food, such as cookies.
Keywords: lesson | experiment | extension | food | serving | serving size | calories | sugar | junk food | sweets
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- Moreno N., and B. Tharp. (2011). The Science of Food: Teacher’s Guide. Fourth edition. Baylor College of Medicine. ISBN: 978-1-888997-76-7.
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My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
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