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Fat Facts: Vending Machine Foods Test Tubes

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Grabbing a snack out of a vending machine may mean grabbing a snack full of fat and calories. This test tube set includes 10 test tubes containing simulated fat with labels identifying calorie, fat, and cholesterol content of 10 popular vending machine items. Ideal for helping viewers make better choices when they need to grab a quick vending-machine snack.

Filled with simulated fat, these nutrition education test tubes compare the fat content of 10 common vending machine foods. Learn more what’s included here!

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Knowing more about the amount and type of fat in foods can help you make healthier eating choices. These unique tubes contain “liquifat”—simulated fat that oozes from one end of the test tube to the other—and clearly remind viewers that too much fat in the diet can lead to health problems. Labels on the tubes enable viewers to compare the fat, calorie, and cholesterol content of the different foods.

Test tube set includes samples of the following foods:

  • Potato Chips
  • Pretzels
  • Cupcakes
  • Chocolate Bar with Nuts
  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Animal Crackers
  • Small Chocolate Doughnuts
  • Mixed Nuts
  • Granola Bar

Set includes 10 test tubes, display rack, tent card, nylon carrying case, and informative, reproducible handout with review questions.