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Topic: Nutritional information 

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 12.  Understand how knowledge and skills related to nutrition and food affect the well-being of individuals, families, and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 9.Uses criteria to evaluate sources of nutritional information (e.g., food labels, advertising)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses criteria to evaluate nutritional information on food labels
     2.Uses criteria to evaluate nutritional information in advertisements
 Standard 14.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in the food science, dietetics, and nutrition industries
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Understands various dietary guidelines and food guides and their use in planning a healthy diet (e.g., food pyramid, recommended daily allowances)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands various dietary guidelines
     2.Understands various food guides
     3.Understands the use of various dietary guidelines in planning a healthy diet
     4.Understands the use of various food guides in planning a healthy diet
     5.Understands the food pyramid
     6.Understands how the food pyramid can be used in planning a healthy diet
     7.Understands recommended daily allowances
     8.Understands how recommended daily allowances can be used in planning a healthy diet