TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 2C: Analysis Worksheet Extension: Restricted Food Intake Research

Have students complete the analysis questions on energy balance using the Analysis Worksheet. 
 
Extension Activity
 
Restricted Food Intake Research:
 
Have students record questions they might ask about research that reveals reduced caloric intake increases longevity and reduces health problems associated with excess calories. Ask them to design a scientific experiment to study this topic. See background information on restricted food intake of rodents.You may provide the students with this information. 
 
  
 
Keywords: 

Recommended dietary allowance, analysis, energy balance, height, weight, energy intake, disease prevention, basal metabolism rate, caloric intake, caloric restriction, longevity research, health information

 

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Activity Code: 
2C
Unit Reference: 
Nutrition and Aging
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 2: What are My Daily Calorie Needs?