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Study Skills for Middle and High School Students

Study Skills
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Here you can find plenty of technqiues to try to make studying easier. This site provides tips to stay motivated, how to improve memory and how to be an effective reader. 

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Health Flash Cards

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This website has flashcards already made that you can use to quiz yourself or even help you to make your own flashcards. 

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Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum

Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum | Nutrition | Scoop.it
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This website has many printable posters that be placed in your kitchen even in your room. It shows MyPlate and the important of fueling your body in order to work harder. 

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Reading Food Nutrition Labels

Reading Food Nutrition Labels | Nutrition | Scoop.it
The American Heart Association helps you learn how to read and understand food nutrition labels.
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Here you can get a breakdown of each section of the nutrition label. This website also breaks down what the "claims" mean on food such as fat free, sugar free, light, high fiber etc. 

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USDA's MyPlate - Home page

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ChooseMyPlate.gov is the home page for the USDA's MyPlate -- the federal government's nutrition education and guidance.

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This website is a very good resource to use to track your meals. This allows you to see how much of each nutritient you are taking in while providing tips and ways to eat healthier. 

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Sarah Westaway's curator insight, July 19, 2013 8:02 AM

Look at the myplate website and make sure that you understand about the different nutrients that you should be consuming. Navigate through this website and get introduced with the different resources available.

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3 Nutrition Myths Debunked

3 Nutrition Myths Debunked | Nutrition | Scoop.it
Get your fuel facts straight with three popular myths -- and one surprising truth -- about your nutrition.
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This is an article recently published that explains the top myths about nutrition which is very important to know especially when first learning about nutrition. Many food companies use false advertising to attract consumers.

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Nutrition Quizzes

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This link has plenty of quizzes to take all about nutrition such as serving sizes, smart shopping, and the nutrients so you can practice and see what you already know. You can use the quizzes as a guidelines to help studying the areas you may not know as well. 

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Super Size Me | Watch the Film Free Online | SnagFilms

Super Size Me | Watch the Film Free Online | SnagFilms | Nutrition | Scoop.it
In SUPER SIZE ME, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock unravels the American obesity epidemic by interviewing experts nationwide and by subjecting himself to a "McDonald's only" diet for thirty days straight.
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This is a link to the film "Super Size" . This movie shows the dangers of eating unhealthy food and the health effects it causes. 

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Dishin' the Nutrition rap (with lyrics)

Dishin' the Nutrition Rap with Lyrics. Go on, log on, spottheblock.com!
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A song that will help you learn how to read a nutrition label. It explains the healthy things to look for as well as the unhealthy things you may see on a nutrition label. 

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MyPlate Recipes (MyPlateRecipes)

MyPlate Recipes (MyPlateRecipes) | Nutrition | Scoop.it
MyPlate Recipes is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you. (Did you know the USDA's MyPlate program has a Pinterest board with tons of healthy recipes?

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This website provides many healthy recipies. There are recipies for each of the food groups as well as healthy recipies for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

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Sarah Westaway's curator insight, July 19, 2013 7:57 AM

Pinterest can be used for a variety of resources. Visit this pinterest wall and discover a variety of healthy options! Try something new now that you understand how to read labels and can choose healthy options for your personal health!