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. 

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