Nutritional requirements: Lesson plan

Lesson plan with presentation and activity sheets looking at nutritional requirements over a lifetime, as well as exploring the concepts of energy balance, healthy eating and meal planing to meet the recommended Dietary Reference Values for energy, macronutrients and micronutrients.

Associated resources:

ย Investigate the role of cereals and cereal products in a varied diet.ย  Comment on the importance of carbohydrates in the diet and how cereal and grain dishes can contribute. ย  Challenge your students to organise a Whole School 'Energy Balance'...
Explore why energy is essential to life, and how to measure and maintain a good energy balance.
Choose one of two challenges and create a dayโ€™s meal plan which aims to meet all the recommended Dietary Reference Values for energy, macronutrients and micronutrients.
Worksheet to accompany the 'Energy balance meal planner activity' where students plan a week's worth of meals which aim to meet all the recommended Dietary Reference Values for energy, macronutrients and micronutrients.

Tags:

14-16 Cooking Healthy eating / nutrition Activity Information Presentation