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Sugar Detective. Learning Objectives By the end of this lesson, you should be able to: Compare sugar content in different beverages you drink. Use graphs.

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1 Sugar Detective

2 Learning Objectives By the end of this lesson, you should be able to: Compare sugar content in different beverages you drink. Use graphs to display the data from you experiments. Read and interpret a nutritional facts label to determine sugar content in beverages. Calculate sugar amounts in drinks based serving sizes. Draw conclusions about whether or not foods and drinks are healthy. Understand the importance of making healthy food choices.

3 Engage

4 My Favorite Drink!!

5 Whats Your Favorite Drink?

6 Sugar and Drinks What does sugar have to do with the list of favorite drinks?

7 How Much Sugar is in Your Drink? Study the following slideshow: –How Much Sugar is in Your Drink How Much Sugar is in Your Drink List the types of drinks that are shown on each screen.

8 How Much Sugar is in Your Drink? Study the How Much Sugar is In Your Drink slideshow: List the types of drinks that are shown on each screen. How Much Sugar is In Your Drink

9 Sequence Based on Sugar Content

10 What are the effects of too much sugar?

11 Health Issues Too much sugar in your diet can lead to: – Cavities – Obesity – Diseases such as diabetes

12 Explore & Explain

13 Nutrition Facts Label These labels are designed to help you make quick, informed food choices that contribute to a healthy diet. Lets see how they work! – U.S. Food & Drug Administration: How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label U.S. Food & Drug Administration: How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label

14 These labels are designed to help you make quick, informed food choices that contribute to a healthy diet. Understanding Nutrition Facts Labels Learn more about how to use nutrition fact labels at the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations website.

15 Record Your Data

16 Create a Bar Graph Try This QR! Graphing Tool: Create-A-Graph Bar Graph Example

17 Drawing Conclusions

18 Breakin It Down Talk about… – What information on food labels is important to think about when youre trying to figure out how much sugar is in a drink? – How much sugar in a drink is too much? Why? Remember… – Always look at sugar quantity, portion size AND container size. – Water and milk are healthy choices.

19 Study FUN

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21 Extend

22 Drink Statistics Check out the National Center for Health Statistics Data Briefs on Consumption of Sugar Drinks in the United States.Consumption of Sugar Drinks in the United States. In your groups: 1.Look over the six Key Findings. 2.Analyze the six graphs shown. 3.Discuss how the information applies to you and the choices you make about your diet and health. 4.Research other information and facts about the consumption of sugary drinks.

23 Drink Statistics Check out the National Center for Health Statistics Data Briefs on Consumption of Sugar Drinks in the United States.Consumption of Sugar Drinks in the United States. In your groups: 1.Look over the six Key Findings. 2.Analyze the six graphs shown. 3.Discuss how the information applies to you and the choices you make about your diet and health. 4.Research other information and facts about the consumption of sugary drinks. NCHS Data Briefs

24 Learning More Check out the following fit Kid Resources to learn more about healthy drink options: –Fizzy Fruit video Fizzy Fruit video –Fizzy Fruit recipe Fizzy Fruit recipe –The Life of a Soda slideshow The Life of a Soda slideshow

25 Learning More Check out the following fit Kid Resources to learn more about healthy drink options. Fizzy Fruit The Life of a Soda

26 Taking Action Use the information you have learned in class to develop an action plan. Find some time to research: – Various type of sugars and sweeteners. Determine if there are natural substitutes without negative health effects. – Sugar content of products such as salad dressings, salsa, and sauces like ketchup.

27 Evaluate

28 Show What You Know Which types of drinks have the most sugar? What are some healthy alternatives? Why is it important to read labels on food and drinks? What information should we pay attention to on food labels?

29 fit Takeaways Choosing water or milk instead of sodas and juice drinks will greatly reduce the amount of sugar you consume. Reading food labels is a great way to know what is in food and beverages so you can make healthy choices.

30 fit Resources: How Much Sugar Is in Your Drink? (Slideshow) http://fit.webmd.com/kids/food/slideshow/slideshow-sugar- detective?ecd=cpl_dsc_lnk_1890_vid6 http://fit.webmd.com/kids/food/slideshow/slideshow-sugar- detective?ecd=cpl_dsc_lnk_1890_vid6 Other Resources: U.S. Food and Drug Administration: How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Labels (website) http://www.fda.gov/Food/IngredientsPackagingLabeling/LabelingNutrition/ucm 274593.htm#see1 http://www.fda.gov/Food/IngredientsPackagingLabeling/LabelingNutrition/ucm 274593.htm#see1 Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity: Sugary Drinks FACTS: The Food Advertising to Children and Teens Score (website) http://www.sugarydrinkfacts.org/ http://www.sugarydrinkfacts.org/resources/SugaryDrinkFACTS_ReportSummar y.pdf http://www.sugarydrinkfacts.org/resources/SugaryDrinkFACTS_ReportSummar y.pdf National Center for Education Statistics: Create-A-Graph (interactive web tool) http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/

31 http://www.fit4theclassroom.com/


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