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The Truth About Snacking and Sodium

The Truth About Snacking and Sodium
8th Grade Lesson Plan and Student Informational Article:
The Truth About Snacking and Sodium

Students explore how to choose a healthy meal and snack options, and how sodium affects the human body. Students will then be able to use their learning from these activities to identify foods that are high in sodium and choose healthy alternatives to decrease their overall sodium intake. 

8th grade informational text
8th Grade Student Informational Article:
Sodium and Your Health
Choosing Healthy Snacks
8th Grade Student Informational Article:
Choosing Healthy Snacks
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Fueling My Healthy Life 8th Grade Video

Smart about Sodium Video (1:25 Seconds)

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Choose Healthy Snacks

Choose Healthy Snacks

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The Fueling My Healthy Life badges motivate students to learn and adopt healthy habits by recognizing students who demonstrate an understanding of the key learning objectives for each lesson.

 
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Updated: 08/18/2022