Mendez Foundation

Seeds of Nutrition
Grade 6

Students navigate their way to a healthy future in Seeds of Nutrition for Grade 6.  This research-based prevention curriculum prepares adolescents to prioritize their personal health through a better understanding of the role their choices play in their health.

Students identify healthy food sources of essential nutrients and explore the role of hydration, rest, and exercise in health.

Collaborative experiential learning strategies introduce the role of peer influence on food expectations and engage the students as they practice the skills proven to foster self-efficacy and healthy decision making.

Coming Soon. Available Fall 2022

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    What's News? Spring 2022


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