Week 3 - Super Fruit & Salad Bar
this level of the pyramid, you should be eating 5-9 servings
a day. That's why Dole company has issued it's "5
a Day" challenge. And they give you many reasons you should
do just that! Take your notebook when you visit this site
to write down facts that you will be able to use to stump
the other participants when you write your Nutrition Mystery
Extension: Choose a day from your food diary and tally
how many fruits and vegetables everyone in your class ate that
day. Compare your results to the national survey done by the Dole
company called Exploding
Vegetable Nutrition page is loaded with information about
individual Vegetables using a food label format. Vegetable
"characters" explain the difference about different types of
vegetables such as the many types of lettuce.
The site includes music, a CDROM, a crossword
puzzle, and virtual classroom activities. The Fruit
& Vegetable Encyclopedia can also be utilized for
researching individual items.
After you have researched about fruits and
vegetables, choose one that is unique or a favorite to your
geographic area or ethnic group. Describe it for us, telling what
it looks and tastes like, how you cook it, and why it's your
favorite. Post your description to the Message Board.