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Food Glorious Food

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Guy McDermott

on 5 May 2014

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Food Glorious Food
Good Nutrition
Brainstorm 10 examples of GOOD nutrition
Poor Nutrition
Brainstorm 10 examples of POOR nutrition
Food Glorious Food
Nutrition is the intake of food, considered in relation to the body’s dietary needs. Good nutrition – an adequate, well balanced diet combined with regular physical activity – is a cornerstone of good health. Poor nutrition can lead to reduced immunity, increased susceptibility to disease, impaired physical and mental development, and reduced productivity.

Action: Copy Nutrition definition
The state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones).
Gender Stereotypes
Gender stereotypes are simplistic generalizations about the gender attributes, differences, and roles of individuals and/or groups. Stereotypes can be positive or negative, but they rarely communicate accurate information about others.
How do we know what GOOD and POOR Nutrition is?
Where do you get your knowledge on nutrition?
As always it is important to:
Respect the learning rights of other students
Follow classroom instructions
Participate in all classroom activities
Contribute to classroom discussion
Share and Compare Word Clouds and Images
Discuss the words that appear more prominently?
What does this tell us about how advertisers view young people?
What is it that advertisers want young people to think about/worry about?
In this unit students will investigate numerous forms of nutritional information. You will participate in a number of activities designed to explore the relationship between body image and gender. Students will examine factors that influence choices of food and health products.
World Health Organisation, 2014
Where can you access accurate nutritional information?
Everyday you are confronted with various sources of nutritional information, such as nutritional labels on food packaging, advertisements in the media, friends, family, teachers etc.
In the next activity you will explore which options are reliable.
Sources of Nutritional Information
Rank the following sources of nutritional information in order from most reliable to least.
Food packaging
Research based website
Magazine advertisement
Nutritionists/ Dietitians
Television commercial
Testing your Knowledge
Action: Look at the Cookie packaging and answer the following questions.

1. What is the product called?
2. How much TOTAL FAT is in ONE cookie?
3. How many Calories in one SERVING of cookies?
4. How many Calories from Fat in the whole package?
Body Image
Male and Female Body Image
Using the magazines provided, students are to create to posters which display the media's image of Male and Female body image.
Provide characteristics of Male body image commonly displayed in the media?
Provide characteristics of Female body image commonly displayed in the media?
Male and Female Body Image
Using the characteristics provided by the class, students are to create a Word Cloud which displays the characteristics of Male and Female body image.
Look at the front covers of these popular male and female magazines and add any characteristics to your Word Cloud.
In this lesson, students will discuss issues associated with Gender, Gender Stereotypes and Body Image.
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