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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Nutrition 101-Choose Life Health Review

I have had the opportunity to receive a digital copy of Nutrition 101: Choose Life from Growing Healthy Homes through TOS Crew.
Who is Growing Healthy Homes?

From their website:

 "We established Growing Healthy Homes LLC in 2007 to educate and train families regarding God's plan to optimum health as outlined in the Bible. We are wives, mothers, researchers and teachers dedicated to reaching homes with a message of hope and healing. Our product line includes family-centered and health-infused books/e-books, as well as educational materials for user of pure therapeutic-grade essential oils.

It is our mission to honor God by creating and distributing products that educate and empower His children to establish healthy, Christ-centered homes."

-Would you like to feed your family more nutriously, but have no idea where to start?
-Do you think the cost of eating nutriously is out of your budget?
-Are you looking to educate your children on the best ways to eat healthy for your body?
  • Then this might be for you! Nutrion 101 teaches the whys of eating the way we do.
    Nutrition 101: Choose Life! is a unit study. Covers a variety of subjects like science, anatomy, biology, nutrition, and health. You can use it daily or weekly.
    You can use this in conjunction with your grocery shopping, meal preparation, and meal time. This allows your children to learn as they live. You can also use this as a curriculum.
    Chapters are structured to be completed in a week.
    There is 6 units to this study including:

  • Unit 1- The Brain and Nervous System
    Unit 2- The Digestive System
    Unit 3- The Respiratory, Olfactory, Auditory, Visual
     Unit 4- Muscular and Skeletal System
    Unit 5- Cardiovascular & Immune System
    Unit 6- Endocrine System & Emotions

    Each unit has four chapter... For example... 
    Chapter 1- The Brain
    Chapter 2- Brain Health & Nutrition
    Chapter 3- Nervous System  
    Chapter 4- Nervous System Health & Nutrition
    Chapters are structured to be completed in a week.
     Each unit contains:
    -Chapters: each one includes information about body systems or how food affects them.
    -Discussion Questions
    -Activities: Pick and choose or do them all.  
    -Additional Activities: these are optional and great if you'd like to dig deeper  
    -'Power' Recipes and Additional Recipes: 'Power' Recipes to enhance the topics covered in the chapter and use additional recipes throughout the course of the unit.  
    -Activity Guide- answer key for all the activities.  
    -Appendix- contains charts, tables and articles that elaborate on the text and give direction for some of the discussions and activities.
    Example to implement a chapter a week:  
    Monday-Read over the chapter and discussion questions and choose activities 
    Tuesday- Review chapter highlights, collect ingredients for the 'Power' Recipe 
    Wednesday- Prepare 'Power' Recipe
     Thursday- Choose activities from 'Power' Recipe  
    Friday.- Share highlights from the week.
     'Power' Recipes following each chapter are accompanied by engaging and exciting activities that will enhance the learning experience beyond the recipes. Activities are divided into elementary and secondary activities.
     My Thoughts on this Product:

    We started implementing natural and organic eating into our diet back in November 2010. When I found out I had the opportunity to review this product, I was very excited. Telling my children the importance of eating well and actually serving them wholesome meals was only the beginning. This unit study takes what I've done to the next level. I can now show them why we made the decision to eat the way we do.

     This gives you healthy recipes, wonderful discussion questions and helpful activities that show my kids the benefits to eating healthy for a lifetime. Perfect addition to our homeschooling and to our lifestyle.
     What's the Cost?
    You can purchase this in three ways. In book form for $99.95, as a CD for $79.95 or you can purchase the combo pack CD and book for $129.95.
    Contact Info: 

    P.O. Box 3154
    Bartlesville, OK 74006

    I received this product as a part of my involvement in the 2010-2011 TOS Crew in exchange for an honest review of this product. No other compensation was given.

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