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Our Food Groups. Fruits. Meat and Beans. Vegetables. Dairy. Grains . Quiz. Fruits. Foods you could try apples, raisins, blueberries, bananas, melons, oranges, pears, 100% fruit juices Eat about 1 ½ to 2 cups a day. Vitamins in fruits help prevent colds and other illnesses.

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Our food groups

Our Food Groups

Fruits

Meat and Beans

Vegetables

Dairy

Grains

Quiz


Our food groups

Fruits

  • Foods you could try apples, raisins, blueberries, bananas, melons, oranges, pears, 100% fruit juices

  • Eat about 1 ½ to 2 cups a day.

  • Vitamins in fruits help prevent colds and other illnesses.

  • Only 100% fruit juices are healthy enough to be in this food group!

  • Try to eat fruit with every meal!


Our food groups

Vegetables

  • Foods you could try carrots, broccoli, cucumbers, peas, peppers, lettuce, green beans, lettuce.

  • Eat about 2 to 3 cups a day.

  • Vegetables have vitamins A and C plus others that help keep you healthy.

  • Try to choose fresh over canned or frozen because of added salt that’s no good for you!

  • Vary your vegetables to keep your body and immune system healthy!


Our food groups

Grains

  • Foods you can try are rice, cereals, wheat bread and pasta.

  • Eat about 5-10 servings

  • The grains and other ingredients in these foods give your body the carbohydrates it needs, as well as iron, fiber and other important elements.

  • The fiber in grains helps us digest foods!

  • Carbohydrates in grains helps give us the energy we need to learn, and play!


Our food groups

Meat and Beans

  • Foods you could try are fish, chicken, turkey.

  • Try to eat 3-5.5 ounces in a day

  • Meats and beans provide protein and iron, which is important for muscle growth.

  • Meats and beans help give you lasting energy to get you through your day!

  • Try choosing low fat or leaner meat!


Our food groups

Dairy

  • Foods you could try are Low fat milk, yogurt, and cheese.

  • Try to eat 2-3 cups a day

  • Dairy provides us with calcium and protein that is essential for healthy bones and muscles.

  • Nutrients in dairy products can help you stop bleeding if you get cut or bruised!

  • If you want a healthy bedtime snack try drinking a little chocolate milk before bed!


Our food groups

Quiz

What food group contains vitamins A and C plus others that help keep you healthy?

2. What food group provides protein and iron, which is important for muscle growth?

3. What food group should you try to eat with every meal?

4. What food group contains fiber that helps us digest foods?

5. What food group contains nutrients that can help you stop bleeding if you getcut or bruised?


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