California Agriculture in the Classroom

Food Models

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Food Models Food Models

These full-color, life-size cardboard photographs of 200 commonly eaten foods are pictured in portion sizes with nutrition information presented in label format on the back. A perfect hands-on tool for teaching food and nutrition concepts! Included with your purchase are the Food Models and MyPlate Activity Guide (a full-color booklet with ideas on how to use the Food Models to meet curriculum standards). Order this kit online from


National Dairy Council

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