Healthy food hunt

  • Girl in produce department

Purpose

Learn to make smart and healthy decisions about food.

Description

Discuss how the youth can determine the nutritional value of foods they buy. Visit a local grocery store or market to practice shopping for the healthiest ingredients. Split the youth into teams and have each team try to write a shopping list for the healthiest meal. Have the youth locate the foods on their lists and select the healthiest option for each one. At the conclusion of the activity, have the youth find a few healthy snacks to buy for refreshments. Discuss the blessings that come from living a healthy lifestyle.

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