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When Serving Size Isn't Super
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Studies show that one reason childhood obesity is more prevalent now than in the past is because of larger portions, a.k.a. the "super-size" epidemic. Use this lesson to test students' interpretation of portion size. Inform them that they will not be graded on this quiz, and encourage them to answer honestly. As a class, go over the answers and then have students visit to find out how many servings of each food group they should be eating daily. Alternatively, students could visit at home with a family member. Encourage students to have their parents or guardian post this activity in the kitchen as a reminder of healthy eating and portion size.

1. D- baseball, 2. C- three, 3. A- A deck of cards, 4. D- walnuts, 5. C- baseball
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