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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 4 Lesson 4 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides
  • Info Document


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  • Unit 4 Lesson 4: Athletic Performance and Nutrition Misinformation
  • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides
  • Link to U4L4 Information Document
  • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Documents and Intro Notes


Lesson 4: Athletic Performance and Nutrition Misinformation 

  • CA State Standard Addressed (edit to meet your state):
    • 2.3N Distinguish between facts and myths regarding nutrition practices, products, and physical performance. 
  • Objectives Addressed: 
    • Describe carb loading.
    • Define and identify the female triad.
    • Identify misinformation when it comes to nutritional guidelines.
    • Distinguish between facts and myths regarding nutrition practices.
  • Terms Addressed: carb loading, disordered eating, female athlete triad, nutrition misinformation, fad diets, health fraud, misdirected claims. 
  • Discussion: What are some sports we see disordered eating in?
  • Disordered Eating Among Athletes Video 
  • The Female Athlete Triad Video
  • Nutrition Misinformation This or That Activity 
  • 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 4: Info Document 

  • Lesson 4 Info Document contains information learned in the Slide Deck and then some.  Students can use the info docs as a “textbook” for the class. 
    • Defines carb loading and explains the purpose of it.
    • Defines disordered eating among athletes and provides examples of sports that disordered eating is common in.
    • Defines the female athlete triad and discusses the components that make up this condition.
    • Outlines nutrition misinformation and identifies the 3 categories of nutrition misinformation with examples. 




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Unit 4 Lesson 4: Athletic Performance and Nutrition Misinformation

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