Right balance of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients Feel your best and have energy Helps to handle stress Prevent and control health problems (WebMD)
Movement of your body Moderate to vigorous for 60 minutes/day Jumping and climbing 3 days/week (MyPlate) Long term health benefits Make it FUN!
Children ages 9-13 are given the daily recommendation of 1 ½ cups of fruit per day ½ cup of dried fruit is equivalent to 1 cup for serving size purposes (MyPlate) Ideas for incorporating fruit, click here.
The consumption of fruit can help guard against some types of cancers It can ward off numerous types of heart disease Potassium, found is large amounts in bananas, can help with high blood pressure and decrease bone loss (MyPlate)
Important for growth and repair of body tissues Helps heal cuts and wounds Keeps teeth and gums healthy (MyPlate)
Fluid milk products and products made from milk Choose fat-free or low-fat 3 cups needed each day 1 ½ ounces of cheese is a cup (MyPlate) Dairy food gallery
Offers potassium, calcium, vitamin D, and protein Increased bone health Reduced risk of diabetes (MyPlate)
Used to build bone and teeth Increase bone mass
Necessary to have some oils, containing healthy fats Eat monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, not saturated fats Healthy oils: fish, nut, and vegetable oils (MyPlate)
1. Why is nutrition 3. Which food is an important? example of a dairy ◦ We can tell other item? people how to eat o Strawberry ◦ We have less stress o Milkshake and more energy o Steak ◦ Vegetables taste good 4. What main nutrient2. Which is an does our body get example of from vegetables? vigorous activity? ◦ Vitamin A ◦ Running ◦ Vitamin C ◦ Gardening ◦ Protein ◦ Brushing your teeth
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