6 Reading: Healthy Shopping from KidsHealth.org
WALT: Apply and Use contemporary sources to find information
SC: Summarise main ideas from web article and apply these learnings to own family.
Home Task: Ask mum/dad for a copy of their shopping list when they have finished with it (if applicable - or your teacher will give you one) Talk to your whanau about how/where they get your families weekly food and what they do to plan healthy meals.
- How does the article recommend to follow a healthy pathway when shopping at a grocery store/supermarket? Make a healthy shopping list so you know exactly where you're going and know what you're going to get. So you don’t get sidetracked to buy fatty food SHARE
- Create a list of healthy groceries/Use nonfat or low fat milk and other dairy products and reduce salt. Always check the labels on the food you are about to buy and check if there is anything healthier you can by to substitute for that certain item.
- We can buy plenty of fruit and vegetables that are frozen or canned. What does the article suggest are the pros (positives) and cons (negatives) of frozen and canned food? SHARE
- Spoilage is much less of a concern
- They are convenient and handy
- They are just as good as fresh food
- ripped bags and dented cans is the same as bruised food.
- Some frozen vegetables and fruits have a little more fat and sugar in them
- Sometimes the food in cans can be old and taste different in a bad way.
- What other helpful healthy advice does this article give for our grocery shopping? SHARE
- Always check the labels and contents
- Watch out for Dents / Rips in Bags and Cans that don’t have labels.
- Make sure there is more nutrients than sugar ,salt and fat.
- Below is a chart to complete. Get your parents grocery list and enter the items into this recommended healthy heart guide adapted from heartfoundation.org.nz SHARE
- Evaluate your completed chart. Does your grocery list fit onto the chart? Why/why not? Discuss with a classmate, how could it be healthier?