Prescribed Learning Outcome for Healthy Eating Level: 10 to 12

The Healthy Living Performance Standards represent selected PLO’s at these grade levels. For a complete list of PLO’s go to Health and Career Education, Physical Education and Home Economics.
 

Home Economics: Foods and Nutrition 10-12

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Healthy Living

  • C1 analyse factors that influence health (e.g., physical activity, nutrition, stress management)

Health Information

  • C2 analyse health information for validity and personal relevance

Grades Ten through Twelve

Personal Health

  • demonstrate the knowledge, attitudes, and positive habits needed to be healthy individuals, responsible for their own physical and emotional well-being, by:
  • developing a long-term personal healthy living plan appropriate to their lifestyle that describes
  • sound nutritional habits
  • positive health choices

 

Home Economics: Foods and Nutrition 10-12

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Nutrition and Healthy Eating

  • C2 create nutritious menus for a variety of dietary and budget considerations using Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide
  • C3 analyse the relationship between daily food intake and physical activity
  • C4 compare recipes to identify the healthier choice
  • C5 evaluate commercial food products, including interpreting information on food labels, analysing food labels for nutritional value, developing and using criteria to compare similar food products

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

  • C2 create nutrition plans within a specified budget for a variety of dietary considerations that meet recommendations from Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide
  • C3 analyse individual eating practices as they relate to physical and mental well-being, food fads, and food myths (e.g., comfort foods, trendy diets, exaggerated claims about foods)
  • C4 identify ways to improve the nutritional value of recipes

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

  • C1 apply principles from Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide and other reliable sources to analyse menus and make recommendations for particular dietary needs
  • C2 demonstrate an understanding of the importance of energy balances