You have been hired to write a two-page article for a weekly magazine

about why nutrition is important to health. Using simple terms and a

good supply of photographs, create your article. Be prepared to share

your project with the class.


. Record a food diary this week. At the end of the week, circle the foods

that contain SoFAS. Next to each food, write a substitute food to replace

it. Record a food diary next week. Be sure to eat the substitute foods you

have selected to replace the foods that contained the SoFAS.


Search the Internet for sites that claim to give you nutritional advice.

Check to see who sponsors the sites and if the site is trying to sell you a

product or service. 

Compare the information found on the sites to those

recommended in this text. What similarities do you notice? What

differences do you notice?