Food Guide
Importance of Nutrition
Teaching Nutrition
School Programs
Fun Facts
100
What are the new food groups?
Fruits and vegetables, whole grains and protein
100

What is the most important meal of the day?

Breakfast

100

How can teachers influence students' eating habits?

Be a positive role model, educate students, avoid candy as a reward

100

What did Trump do to effect school nutrition?

He reversed the policies that Obama put in place for school nutrition

100

When is the MOST beneficial time of day to drink water?

In the morning 

200

How much of your plate should be fruits and vegetables?

Half

200

With better nutrition, students are what?

More successful

200

What can you do to become knowledgable with nutrition?

Collaborate and educate yourself

200

What did the NDP do for nutrition in schools?

School nutrition program

200

What percent of milk is water?

87%

300

What is the recommended beverage?

Water

300

An iron deficiency can cause what?

A negative effect on a students cognition

300

How often should you model healthy eating in your classroom?

Everyday!

300

Other than feeding, what does the school nutrition program strive to do?

Educate the students 

300

What is the only non-animal natural source of vitamin D?

Mushrooms

400

Where is milk in the new food guide?

Protein

400

What happens when a student skips breakfast?

They become restless, tired and irritable

400

What is a reason teachers may not educate their students on nutrition?

Lack of time, minimal support from administration, lack of tools/curriculum 

400

When did the school nutrition program start?

2016

400

What fruit is made of 25% air?

Apples!

500

What is the overall message?

LIVE WELL! EAT WELL!

500
What should your breakfast consist of?

Whole grains, fibre and protein

500

How does school impact students health habits?

Nutrition education in the classroom, the types of food available at school, and frequency of physical education and recess

500

What are the implications of the new Canadian food guide on Canadian school policies?

Juice policies 

500

What fruit is a member of the rose family?

Cherries

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