Name your favorite snack?
Discover new flavors and ingredients to create unique dishes. Understand the nutritional value of different foods and drinks. Learn how to create balanced meals for a healthy lifestyle.
Exploring Food and Drinks
Nutrition: The process of providing the body with food to sustain life and promote growth. Calorie: A unit of energy that measures the amount of energy derived from food. Hydration: The process of drinking enough water to maintain health and body functions.
Carrots were once purple, yellow, white, and red before the Dutch developed the orange variety in the 17th century. Chocolate was first used as a drink over 3,000 years ago by the Mayans and Aztecs. Ketchup was originally sold in the 1830s as medicine.
Did you know?
What are the health benefits of eating a balanced diet?
What are the different types of food and drinks people consume from different countries?
How does food and drinks affect our daily lives?
What changes to your diet would you make to improve your overall health?
Brain break: Draw an elephant toasting marshmallows over a campfire
Question: You are a nutritionist who needs to come up with a healthy snack for a group of 8th grade students. What is your solution? Clues: • Think about what types of food and drinks are popular with 8th graders. • Think about what kinds of food and drinks are healthy options. • Think about what food and drinks are easy to prepare and serve. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Come up with a solution in pairs and explain it through a drawing. B. Come up with a solution in pairs and explain it through a presentation.
What is the primary ingredient in guacamole?
- Lemon Juice
What is the national dish of Spain?
Which country is known for producing the most coffee in the world?
Which type of cheese is traditionally used on pizza?
What type of pasta has a spiral shape, similar to a spring?
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a healthy and unhealthy diet?