Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

What do students typically grab as a snack when they get home from school? Is it a bag of potato chips ready to be opened, or an apple waiting to be cut up? Healthy snacks are essential for busy students to keep their energy level high and their mind alert. This module will explain the difference between snacks with empty calories and snacks that provide nutritional value.

Competencies include:

  • Define Calorie, Nutrients, Obesity, and Empty Calories
  • Contrast the Terms: Complex Carbohydrates and Simple Carbohydrates
  • List Five Guidelines for Avoiding Unhealthy Snack Habits
  • List Five Healthy Snack Options
  • Describe How You Can Resist the Temptation of Eating Unhealthy Snacks in Your Home

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