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Delicious DecisionsSarah Wood
Assistant Extension Professor

This newsletter corresponds with Lesson 8 of the Show Me Nutrition Third Grade curriculum. In this newsletter, families are encouraged to review the five-step decision-making process to making healthy food choices. Helping children eat a variety of foods from each food group, as well as how to balance their food choices, is addressed. A family-friendly recipe is also included.

Publications numbers for third grade newsletters are: N140 (Lesson 1), N142 (Lesson 2), N143 (Lesson 3), N144 (Lesson 4), N145 (Lesson 5), N146 (Lesson 6), N147 (Lesson 7) and N141 (Lesson 8).


  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Sugar
  • Variety
  • Balance
  • Food groups
  • Physical activity
  • Healthy choices
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