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***Nutrition and Wellness Unit 5 Lesson 5 Contains the Following:

  • Lesson Slides
  • Info Document
  • Unit 5 Lesson 5 Notes Assignment


What You Get When You Buy

  • Unit 5 Lesson 5: Adulthood Nutrition
  • Force Copy Link to Lesson Slides
  • Link to U5L5 Information Document
  • Link to 5.05 Intro Notes
  • CANVA Template Links to Edit / Personalize Info Documents and Intro Notes


Lesson 5: Adult Nutrition  (36 slides)

  • CA State Standard Addressed (adjust to match your state standard):
    • 5.1N Demonstrate how nutritional needs are affected by age, gender, activity level, pregnancy, and health status.
    • 2.5.N Analyze the impact of various influences, including the environment, on eating habits and attitudes toward weight management.
  • Essential Questions/Discussion: How does one age well? What are key elements in the three stages of adulthood to living a happy and healthy life?
  • Objectives Addressed: 
    • Describe ideal nutrition for each stage of adulthood. 
    • Identify the three pillars of aging well.
  • Terms Addressed: adult nutrition, regenerative power, metabolic rate, three pillars of aging, early adulthood, mid adulthood, late adulthood, quality diet, stress management, exercise.
  • Quality Macros This or That Activity
  • Vitamins and Minerals Supplements for Anxiety 
  • Discussion: What are some strategies to positively deal with stress?
  • Checks for Understanding
  • 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 5: Info Document 

  • Lesson 5 Info Document contains information learned in the Slide Deck and then some.  Students can use the info docs as a “textbook” for the class. 
    • Describes how and why metabolic rate declines as we age.
    • Identifies the three pillars to aging and gives examples.
    • Identifies the 3 stages of adulthood and nutritional needs.


Lesson 5: Assignments

  • 5.05 Adult Nutrition Notes 
    • Notes directly correspond with the Unit 5 Lesson 5 Info Document 
    • Students are instructed to answer various questions regarding adulthood nutrition.
    • Students are asked to explain the role of metabolic rate as we age.
    • Students are asked to list the three pillars of aging and give examples.
    • Students are asked about guidelines given for macronutrient adult needs.
    • Students are asked to identify the three pillars of aging.



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Unit 5 Lesson 5: Adulthood Nutrition

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