USC9.5

Complete Faith Permeation unit for this outcome:
Nutrition

Indicator:

USC9.5 a. Evaluate and respond to a variety of sources of, and information about, healthy food policies.

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

 

Catholic Faith Permeation Resources:

  • Introduce the Fruits of the Holy Spirit to help students understand that self control is a virtue that guides healthy food policies/practices.

Indicator:

USC9.5 b. Compare examples of healthy food policies.

First Nations, Métis & Inuit Education Integration Resources:

  • Use the Medicine wheel Teachings. Contact the FNMI department at the board office for the free Power point or contact your school FNMI Rep.
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Indicator:

USC9.5 c. Investigate and document principles of healthy food policies (i.e., one principle is the policy should be based on Canada's Food Guide).

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  • How is the virtue of self-control evident in each food policy? Provide specific examples.

Indicator:

USC9.5 d. Establish criteria (from Canada's Food Guide) for healthy food policies.

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Catholic Faith Permeation Resources:

  • "Moses said to them, 'This is the food that the Lord has given you to eat. The Lord has commanded that each of you is to gather as much of it as he needs, two liters for each member of his household.' The Isrealites did this, some gathering more, others less. When they measured it, those who gathered much did not have much, and those who gathered less did not have too little. Each had gathered just what he needed." (Exodus 16:15-18)
What is God commanding in this reading? How does it relate to setting criteria for healthy food policies?

Indicator:

USC9.5 e. Investigate how Canada's Food Guide has changed over time, speculate on the reasons for the changes, and determine possible effects on healthy food policies.

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USC9.5 f. Analyze the influences on the development and implementation of healthy food policies.

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Catholic Faith Permeation Resources:

  • Give examples of how different relationships in your life (friends, family, etc.) influence your food choices. How does your relationship with God and His son Jesus influence your food choices? (reverencing my body as a gift from God)
"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at price. Therefore, honor God with your body." (1 Corinthians 6:19-20)

Indicator:

USC9.5 g. Determine the leadership skills that can be used in promoting a healthy food policy.

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Indicator:

USC9.5 h. Examine the existing food policies in the school and/or community.

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Indicator:

USC9.5 i. Analyze the existing community/school food policies based on Canada's Food Guide and other reputable sources.

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USC9.5 j. Determine and examine the actions/priorities that will bring about the greatest improvement to new and/or existing food policies.

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  • Culminating Task-Integrating Catholic Faith
In the personal nutrition action plan, the student will include a section in their personal log that identifies obstacles and examples of self control. What are the benefits of healthy eating and how do these benefits show reverence for the gift of my body given to me by God?