Adult Recommendations

These lessons help identify the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables and physical activity an adult needs every day for good health based on age, gender, and current level of physical activity so people aren't left wondering 'how much is enough?'

How Many Cups Do I Need?

By the end of the lesson, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the recommended cups of fruits and vegetables they should eat each day for good health.
  • Recognize how different quantities of fruits and vegetables add up to the recommended daily amount.
  • Recognize the role that fruits and vegetables play in reducing their risk of certain chronic diseases.
  • Recognize fruit and vegetable consumption as an important element of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Use the Fruit and Vegetable Scoreboard handout to track their progress toward meeting their recommended cups of fruits and vegetables.

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How Many Minutes Should I Get?

By the end of the lesson, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the recommended minutes of daily physical activity they should do for good health.
  • Recognize the role that physical activity plays in reducing their risk of certain chronic diseases.
  • Recognize physical activity as an important element of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Use the Physical Activity Scoreboard handout to track their progress toward meeting their physical activity goals.

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