FSNEP BONE HEALTH CURRICULUM Lesson 1: A Diet for Healthy Bones Katie Clark Jo Ann Johnson May C. Wang Program Background Bone health curriculum: pilot test Three one-hour lessons NEAs teach FSNEP class participants Developed by UC Berkeley, College of Natural Resources
To promote bone health among FSNEP participants
The two areas of emphasis for promoting bone health are:
Lesson 1: A Diet for Healthy Bones
Lesson 2: Building Healthy Bones with Exercise
Lesson 3: Overcoming Barriers to Building Stronger Bones
Increase knowledge of osteoporosis and the importance of diet for healthy bones.
Total Time – 1 hour
What is osteoporosis?
What is osteoporosis? (cont.)
How do bone fractures impact the quality of life?
Promoting bone health early in life can prevent fractures later in life.
How is osteoporosis diagnosed?
Am I at risk for osteoporosis?
What can I do to prevent
The four steps to osteoporosis prevention are:
What foods have calcium in them?
How much calcium do I need?
Is it possible to get too MUCH calcium?
What decreases calcium absorption?
What is vitamin D and how does it help build healthy bones?
What is lactose intolerance?
What is lactose intolerance? (cont.)
Who should take calcium supplements?
Bone Health Pledge:
Optional Learning Activities –