From adjusting recipes to measuring ingredients, cooks use math skills every day. Readers will discover how preparing healthy meals for themselves and their families can be fun and practical way to use math!
Readers will learn that a good breakfast is essential to good health. Healthy breakfast options are discussed along with ways to use real world math to make smarter choices for breakfast!
Exercise is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Readers will learn about the health benefits of exercise and discover how they can use math to get the most from an exercise routine.
Lunch is an important part of staying energized in the middle of the day. Readers will discover that using math to calculate calories and portion sizes can help them make healthy food choices whether they are bringing lunch from home or buying lunch in the school cafeteria.
Readers will discover some helpful hints that will help them make healthy choices at the grocery store. They will also learn how their math skills can help make grocery shopping easier.
Making healthy and nutritious food choices can be a challenge in many restaurants. Readers will learn more about how to use their math skills to estimate portion sizes and select balanced meals from restaurant menus.
A family dinner is a great way to reconnect with family members at the end of the day. Readers will learn how to make family dinnertime special and find out that math skills are essential to cooking healthy, nutritious meals.