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You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat is designed to help adolescents understand the relationship between the foods they eat and overall health.  Adolescents are in an active growth phase, and the foods they eat can have an impact on their health in the future.  This resource focuses on four main bodily systems: cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and musculoskeletal.  The content is presented in a workbook that highlights an overview of each bodily system, nutrients impacting that bodily system, and foods containing the nutrients.  The Leaders’ Guide provides activities that can be done with adolescents to reinforce the information learned on the bodily systems.

You Are What You Eat, Leader's Guide: Good nutrition is essential to healthy growth for young teens (ages 12-15). This teaching guide provides activities to go along with the lessons in MF3219, which focus on how good nutrition affects all systems in the body -- cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and musculoskeletal.

You Are What You Eat, Student Guide: Good nutrition is essential to healthy growth for young teens (ages 12-15). The lessons in this student guide focus on how good nutrition affects all systems in the body -- cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and musculoskeletal. It includes learning checks with each chapter. Teaching Guide (MF3237) provides activities to go along with the lessons.

 

 


If you have questions or concerns about You Are What You Eat, please contact Dr. Tandalayo Kidd, Professor, and Extension Specialist, Kansas State University, Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, 1324 Lover's Lane, 203 Justin Hall, Manhattan, KS  66506. 785-532-0154 or email: martan@ksu.edu