8. DEATH RECIPE

“We eat like we still slaves
Back in the day we ate what whites didn’t want
now we got something called freedom to eat…”

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   50 years ago, fewer than 1 out of 100 Americans had diabetes. Now, 1 in 10 do. At this rate 1 out of 3…

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Death Recipe Lesson Plan

Leading Questions:
What family pressures do you have around food? What role does food play in bringing your family together? What are the unhealthy habits we maintain and why?

Activity:
Write the your own recipe for death as if it was a meal. What is killing you? Write your recipe for longevity as if it were a meal. What will help you live a long time?

Watch:

Discuss:
What habits do we have that are killing us or leading us to type 2 Diabetes? In what ways have we contributed to our own suicide?

Write:
Respond to the line, “Let me hit that cookie one time.” What are you “hitting?” and what has led to that addiction?

Share Out

Wrap Up:
What conversations can we begin to have with our families about eating habits?

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture