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Webercise: Nutrition and Exercise

1. What is nutrition?
http://www.who.int/topics/nutrition/en/

2. Why is nutrition important? List the reason why below:


https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/health-topics/nutrition

3. Compare and contrast the benefits of having a good


nutrition versus the risks of a having a bad nutrition.
https://www.hhs.gov/fitness/eat-healthy/importance-of-good-
nutrition/index.html

4. Why is it important to eat vegetable? Think of some ideas on


your own of why they are important and then follow the link to
compare your answers to those that you have listed. List both
your reasons and the reasons given on the website.
https://www.choosemyplate.gov/vegetables-nutrients-health

5. What do you think the recommended amount of daily fruit


intake for your age is? Make a estimation before you look up
the recommended intake. Then list the health benefits of fruit.
https://www.choosemyplate.gov/fruit

6. Can a salad made up of only vegetables be considered a


meal? Why or why not? https://www.verywell.com/a-salad-
thats-a-full-meal-2506967

7. What was the name of the book that established guidance


based on food groups and household measures? What year
was it established? https://www.choosemyplate.gov/brief-
history-usda-food-guides

8. What formed the basis for the Food Group Pyramid? What
year? https://www.choosemyplate.gov/brief-history-usda-food-
guides

9. Calculate your BMI. Click on the first link to the left in order
to know how to do this. Then you will click on the second link
and explore the charts and tables that apply to you. Where are
you on the BMI chart?
https://nccd.cdc.gov/dnpabmi/Calculator.aspx
https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/childrens_bmi/about_chil
drens_bmi.html

10. What are five reasons why you should exercise?


http://kidshealth.org/en/kids/work-it-out.html

11. What are some exercises that you do on a daily basis? Are
you involved in some of the activities that are listed?

12. How much exercise should someone your age do


throughout the week?
https://www.choosemyplate.gov/physical-activity-amount

13. What are some things you can do to increase your level of
physical activity? https://www.choosemyplate.gov/physical-
activity-tips

14. Being overweight and obese is increasing in children, what


are some ways you can prevent this from happening?
http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/exercise.html