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You Are What You Eat imageIntroduction image
To the Teacher:
In teaching this lesson, it will be useful to refer to the Teachers' Pages before you begin, to give you vital information associated with the unit. You will need an Authorware Web Player plug-in for the Activity and Test Your Knowledge sections.  If your computer does not have the plug-in, Click here for the plug-in.

Have you ever heard of someone become ill or even dying because they were on a fad diet?  Good nutrition is important to your body's internal environment.  You depend upon the food you eat to maintain good health.  Study this lesson to find out why.

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By the end of this lesson you should be able to:

  • Summarize the importance of good nutrition in protecting ourselves from environmental hazards
  • Identify health problems that can occur through poor nutrition


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Begin by clicking on the "Pre-Test" link to the left, then proceed with the rest of this unit by clicking on the "Lesson" link to the left.  When you get to the lesson guides, read each one.  When you are finished, return to this page to continue on to the activity and then to the post-test.