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  • 1.
    • The scientific study of food and drink, and how these help the body grow and stay healthy.
    Nutrition
  • 2. Basic Food Groups
    • All foods are classified into five different groups:
    •  vegetable and fruits
    • dairy products
    • meat, eggs, and fish
    •  grains
    •  fats and sugar
  • 3. Fruits
    • Any fruit or 100% fruit juice counts as part of the fruit group.
    • Fruits may be fresh, canned, frozen, or dried, and may be whole, cut-up, or pureed.
  • 4. Vegetables
    • Vegetables are part of a the plant, such as the stem, root, or flower.
    • They may be eaten fresh, frozen, canned, or as juice.
  • 5. Milk Group
    • All fluid milk products and many foods made from milk are considered part of this food group.
  • 6. Grain Group
    • Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product.
    • The grain group includes bread, pasta, oatmeal, breakfast cereals, tortillas and grits.
  • 7. Meat Group
    • All foods made from meat, poultry, fish, dry beans or peas, eggs, nuts, and seeds are part of this group.
  • 8. Nutrients
    • Our body requires carbohydrates, proteins, fats, enzymes, vitamins and minerals for a healthy growth.
    • A variety of food is the only way to get the nutrients our body needs to be healthy.
  • 9. Food Guide Pyramid
    • Eat foods from each color stripe every day.
    • Choose more healthy foods from the bottom of each group.
    • Eat more foods from the groups with wider stripes.
    • Be physically active everyday.
  • 10. Eat more fruits and vegetables!
    • Eat a variety of foods every day. A balanced diet is one that includes all the food groups.
  • 11. Citations
    • http://dictionary.kids.net.au/word/nutrition
    • Apple character:
    • http://en.fotolia.com/id/13543225
    Cindy Daoust EDIM510 July 2010