Pediatric Nutritionists Bluefield WV
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1975
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 2001
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1966
Making Learning Relevant
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Check out these lessons and worksheets to help make nutrition relevant to students.
Food Persuasion Lesson »
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With time, educators learn techniques for teaching material in ways that will better help students learn. Relating lessons to students’ backgrounds and/or interests is a strategy to help students retain the information because it is relevant to them. This can be challenging with a classroom full of students each with a different background and varied interests. Using interactive lessons is a way to hold the students’ attention, help them retain information, and give them a desire to learn more.Making Nutrition Relevant
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) food guides have been in use as far back as 1916. Over the years the guides have become more sophisticated and incorporate more components such as serving sizes and physical activity recommendations. In 2005 as overweight and obesity rates continued to rise, the illustration of the food pyramid was simplified. The word “My” was added to the title to make the pyramid more personalized. These changes make the information more relevant to the users by taking into consideration factors affecting our diets including busy schedules, television advertisements, and the ease of drive-thrus with numerous extra large sized options.
The recent change from the “MyPyramid” icon to “MyPlate” is another example of making information relevant to the target audience by using the image of something we all know. After 19 years of making nutritious choices based on a pyramid, the guide is now based on a plate although much of the information remains the same between these two tools. The “MyPlate” campaign focuses on portion sizes and the contents of those portions. Half of the plate should be covered with fruits and vegetables. The remaining half of ...