In this nutrition activity, learners explore food labels and consider the nutritional value of foods. Learners also explore units of measurement commonly used on food labels. Learners will be surprised to find out how much sugar soft drinks contain. This lesson guide includes background information and bilingual (English/Spanish) handouts.
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