Get on the Low-Phe Track
CONCEPT: Healthy Food Choices
Using a handout with names of some high-phe foods, the children think of low-phe substitutes that will get their diets on the "low-phe track." A low phe recipe is included.
After completing this activity, children will be able to:
- list low-phe alternatives to common high-phe foods
Lead a discussion
Review high-phe and low-phe foods with the participants.
Distribute copies of the Get on the Low-Phe Track worksheet.
Explain that the words that appear "off the track" are the names of high-phe foods. The children's goal is to get their diet "on track" by writing the name of one low-phe alternative between the railroad ties next to each high-phe foods.
Some names of low-phe foods appear at the bottom of the handout for ideas. Encourage the children to think of other good choices.
A recipe for Low-Phe Railroad Tracks is included. Work together to make the recipe and enjoy a snack!
- Worksheet: Get on the Low-Phe Track
- Recipe: Low-Phe Railroad Tracks
- Recipe equipment and ingredients (listed on recipe)