3. Pushin’ Weight

Simone Bridges (MC Nina Seraphina) uses rap to illustrate the metaphorical connection between the Food Industry, High Sugar foods and the pedaling of street narcotics.

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   50 years ago the average American consumed 20lbs, now that number has risen to almost 130 lbs.

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Pushin’ Weight Lesson Plan

Leading Questions:
What makes foods and beverages addictive? What happens to our bodies and minds when we become addicted to something?

Activity:
Create a list of foods that have you hooked.

Watch:

Discuss:
Are we users? Who is supplying us and with what? What kinds of things are we being pushed?

Write:
Tell the story of your addiction in the form of an Alcohol Anonymous testimony. “Hi my name is ______ and I’m addicted to _______.”

Share Out

Wrap Up: What can we do to change our addictions?

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture