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    In this unit, students learn about the role of food and exercise in keeping a person at a healthy weight.  Students explore the concepts of (how to determine) body composition, target heart rate, safe weight management practices, and how simple substitutions in diet and exercise promote an appropriate energy balance for their personal health needs.

    Essential Questions: 

    How can you tell if you are at a healthy weight?

    How do you know if the food you’re eating is giving you the energy you need to get through the day?

    How does exercise impact a healthy lifestyle?


    Essential Vocabulary:

    Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Physical Fitness, Resting Heart Rate (RHR), Target Heart Rate (THR), FITT, Dietary Supplement, Anabolic Steroids, Hunger, Appetite, Body Composition, Fad Diet