FocusOnFruitsAndVegetablesLessonPlan

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Lesson Plan Focus on Fruits and Vegetables Concept Encourage WIC participants to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables. OBJECTIVES Knowledge Objectives After completing the lesson, participants will be able to list: A variety of fruits and vegetables that are available in Florida. Understand why fruits and vegetables are important for good health. Suggestions for ways to include more fruits and vegetables in family meals and snacks. Behavioral Objectives After completing the lesson, participants will be able to: Tell which fruits and vegetables he/she has tried in the past. Choose a new fruit and vegetable he/she will try in the future. Key Points Review the major points of the “Focus on Fruits and Vegetables” client handout (English/Spanish) by going over the following points with the client: We need to eats fruits and vegetables each day for good health. Why is it important to eat fruits and vegetables? Eating fruits and vegetables provides health benefits — people who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits and vegetables provide nutrients vital for the health and maintenance of your body (for example, Vitamin A keeps eyes and skin healthy and helps to protect against infections; Vitamin C helps heal cuts and wounds and keeps teeth and gums healthy). Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet may reduce risk for stroke and perhaps other cardiovascular diseases; may protect against certain cancers, such as mouth, stomach, and colon-rectum cancer. Fruits and vegetables are good sources of fiber. Fiber helps our bodies
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course NUTR 430 taught by Professor Lorenz during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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