Lesson Plan - Nutrition
You may have heard the sayings “you are what you eat” or “let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”.
These sayings are pointing to the fact that what we eat and how we eat not only makes a positive difference in how we appear but also how we feel on the inside. Below are some videos and quizzes that will help you understand how food affects arguably the most important organ we have, our brain, and how it affects our so-called second brain, the gut.
The final video is about how to develop a healthy eating mindset and is followed by some exercises to set you up for success. Good luck!
After you watch the lesson on how the food you eat affects your brain by Mia Nacamulli, answer the quiz questions provided below.
“When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain”
After you watch the lesson on how the food you eat affects your gut by Shilpa Ravella, answer the questions below.
“The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest, produce important nutrients, regulate the immune system, and protect against harmful germs.”
MINDSET FOR HEALTHY EATING
After you watch Sadia Badiei explain how to develop a healthy eating mindset, answer the questions below:
“It’s definitely not healthy mentally to constantly be giving ourselves a hard time for the food choices that we make or for feeling like we’re not perfect because realistically no one is”