§130.245 Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness Overview :

(1) This laboratory course allows students to use principles of lifetime wellness and nutrition to help them make informed choices that promote wellness as well as pursue careers related to hospitality and tourism, education and training, human services, and health sciences.

(2) Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.

Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness Assessment Questions

Assessment Questions for Math, Social Studies and Writing Prompts for Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness. Coming soon – Science Assessment Questions 100 Assessment Questions Assessment Questions for Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness Math Human Services –...

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Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness Course Outline

The lessons in this course may be used in any sequence. The suggested sequence order is as follows: All TEKS Overview Introductory Lesson: Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness I. Effective Work Habits A. Teamwork B....

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Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness : Lesson Plans for Classrooms

Type I Diabetes Investigation

As a caregiver or educator, how would you respond to a parent that informed you that their child had been diagnosed with a life...

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Introductory Lesson: Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

The purpose of this lesson is to serve as an introduction to the course Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness. I will introduce you to the...

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Successful Lab Management Guidelines

Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness is a laboratory course that allows students to make informed choices that promote wellness. -- Have you ever had a cooking or...

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Table Settings, Etiquette and Presentation

There’s nothing like home cooking! It carries with it a sense of contentment and accomplishment that cannot be rivaled. More importantly, meals consumed at...

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Nutrition for the Life Cycle: Pregnancy to Adulthood

Nutritional needs change throughout the life cycle. Each life stage brings its own growth and nutritional needs and challenges. Meeting these demands...

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ChooseMyPlate – Weight Management, Calories and Fad Diets

(Updated 05/05/2014) In addition to helping you feel and look better, reaching a healthier body weight is good for your overall health and well...

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ChooseMyPlate – Physical Activity and Sports Nutrition

(Updated 5/5/2014) Being physically active can improve your health — today, tomorrow and in the future. However, most people do not do enough physical...

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Nutrition Principles for a Lifetime of Wellness

In today’s American society, obesity is an epidemic that can only be squashed with knowledge and education. Knowing that your food intake and physical...

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ChooseMyPlate – Fruits and Water-Soluble Vitamins

(Updated 10/06/2013) Eating fruit provides health benefits — people who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely...

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ChooseMyPlate – Vegetables and Fat-Soluble Vitamins

(Updated 9/25/13) Eating vegetables provides health benefits — people who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely...

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ChooseMyPlate – Grains and Carbohydrates

(Updated 9/24/13) Eating grains, especially whole grains, provides health benefits. People who eat whole grains as part of a healthy diet have a reduced...

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ChooseMyPlate – Protein Foods and Trace Minerals

(Updated 11/12/2013) Foods in the meat, poultry, fish, eggs, nuts, and seed group provide nutrients that are vital for health and maintenance of your...

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ChooseMyPlate – Dairy, Major Minerals and Electrolytes

(Updated 11/12/2013) Consuming dairy products provides health benefits — especially improved bone health. Foods in the Dairy Group provide nutrients that are vital for...

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ChooseMyPlate – Oils and Fats

Oils are not a food group, but they do provide essential nutrients and are therefore included in USDA recommendations for what to eat. Note...

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Food Safety and Sanitation Guidelines – Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

(Updated 9/15/2013) Studies have shown that most home accidents occur in the kitchen. Since the kitchen is the gathering place for many activities, it...

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Inside the Package: Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label

(Updated 9/3/2013) Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label has become an important link in maintaining our healthy lifestyles. The FDA regulates the information on food...

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Nutritious Cupcake Wars Competition

(Updated 6/11/2012) Is anyone interested in participating in a healthy version of Cupcake Wars? This lesson is going to provide you with numerous opportunities...

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Maintaining a Healthy Digestive System

(Updated 6/11/2012) In order to stay healthy, it is important to eat the right balance of food to aid in the digestive process. Students...

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Careers in Nutrition – Keeping Everyone Healthy

Due to interest in living a healthy lifestyle growing among people of all ages, the outlook for employment opportunities in the field of nutrition...

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We Are What We Eat – Connecting Food and Health

(Updated 11/1/2013) Do you know someone who has diabetes? Osteoporosis? Hypertension? Many illnesses we are going to study can be prevented by the food...

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End of Course Project Options – Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness

This lesson will provide *End of Course Project Options* for students enrolled in Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness.

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