Chocolate Chip Cookies to eat or not to eat? Problem Are Chocolate Chip Cookies good for your health? Purpose Our purpose was to learn about the healthiness of Chocolate Chip Cookies Hypothesis After reading the nutrient labels we predicted that Brand B (Keebler) was the healthiest. Argument For • They have eggs in • They taste good them • Sometimes it doesn’t • They have flour have that much sugar Argument Against • It has sugar I love • It has fat cookies! • It has mostly no healthy things if store- bought • If you eat too much you’ll end up unhealthy like this cat Facts About the Issue • Too much sugar can cause Type 2 Diabetes. • The food pyramid shows what foods you should eat and not eat. • Chocolate Chip Cookies contain sugar, eggs, and butter (contains fat) Health Effects of the Issue • It causes diabetes • • It causes Atrial Septal Defect • You will gain weight Total Fat in Each Package Total Fat Brand C- 110 Safew ay Brand B- Keebler 136 Total Fat Brand A- 103.5 Nabisco 0 50 100 150 Total Mass Total Mass 600 510 500 396 400 340 300 Total Mass 200 100 0 Brand A- Nabisco Brand B- Keebler Brand C- Safew ay Total Fat to Mass Ratio Fat to Mass Ratio Brand A- Nabisco Brand B- Keebler Brand C- Safeway 3.09 3.83 3.75 Taste Test Scores • 5= Extra large amount of chocolate chips. Awesome texture. Moist and Taste Test Score Chewy. Awesome taste! 4 4 3 1/2 • 4= Large amount of chocolate 3.5 3 3 chips. Great texture. Not dry. Great 2.5 2 taste. 1.5 1 Brand A- Nabisco • 3= Medium amount of chocolate 0.5 0 Brand B- Keebler Brand C- Safeway chips. Good texture. Somewhat Brand A- Nabisco Brand B- Keebler Brand C- Safeway dry. Good taste • 2= Small amount of chocolate chips. Fair texture. Dry. Fair taste • 1= Hardly any chocolate chips. Poor texture. Very dry. Doesn’t taste good! Possible Solutions • Eat low fat cookies • Home make Chocolate • Eat reduced sugar Chip Cookies so you Chocolate Chip know ingredients Cookies • Only eat about 3 of • Check the nutrient those cookies a day labels From this Project we Learned: • How healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies were • What the best brand of Chocolate Chip Cookies was (Nabisco) • To make sure you know what you are eating Thank You For Watching!