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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 2 Lesson 2 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides
  • Info Document


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  • Unit 2 Lesson 2: Carbohydrates "Ticket" that includes the following:
  • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides
  • Link to U2L2 Information Document
  • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Document


Lesson 2: Carbohydrates (39 slides)

  • CA State Standard Addressed (adjust to match your state standard):
    •  1.4N Describe dietary guidelines, food groups, nutrients, and serving sizes for healthy eating habits. 
    • 1.5.N Describe the relationship between poor eating habits and chronic diseases such as heart disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and osteoporosis.
    • 7.4.N Describe how to take more personal responsibility for eating healthy foods.
  • Objectives Addressed: 
    • What is the function of carbs?
    • How many carbs do you eat?
    • Classify carbs and examples of food sources!
    • Benefits/Risks associated with sugar, sugar alcohols and alternative sweeteners!
    • Critique health and disease claims associated with inadequate or excessive carb intake.
  • Terms Addressed: simple carbs, complex carbs, fiber, refined carbs, unrefined carbs, 
  • In the “notes” section of the Slides there are some talking points, guides, and ideas, and essential questions for the teacher. 
  • Next Steps Slide includes instructions for what students should complete next.


Lesson 2: Info Document 

  • Lesson 2  Info Document contains information learned in the Slide Deck and then some.  Students can use the info docs as a “textbook” for the class. 
    • Explains the functions of carbohydrates.
    • Defines and gives examples of the two types of carbohydrates (simple and complex)
    • Defines refined and unrefined carbohydrates.
    • Explains how many calories come from 1 gram of carbohydrates.



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Total Pages

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Unit 2 Lesson 2: Carbohydrates

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