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1 What Does My Body Need to Grow? If you want to be healthy and have the energy for all your favorite games and activities, then you need to eat food that is good for you and that will make you strong. How can you tell which foods will do the job? Check out this handy guide! Does It Have Nutrients? Nutrients exist in many foods. We need nutrients to survive. Vitamins and minerals are both nutrients, and both are key to growing up strong and healthy. Foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and low-fat dairy are all chock-full of nutrients. For example, milk is full of calcium and often has vitamin D as well. Both of these are nutrients, and your body needs them to make your bones strong. Does It Have Fiber? Fiber is in fruits and vegetables, as well as many whole grains. It makes you feel full and helps your digestive system work normally. Beans have a lot of fiber, and so does brown rice. You could make an awesome rice bowl filled with brown rice, beans, salsa, and vegetables! They all have tons of fiber. Does It Skip Bad for Me Foods? Some foods aren t helpful when it comes to growing up healthy. Lots of kids eat too many empty calories. Empty calories are calories that don t have any nutrients. They can even make you gain weight. Don t eat very much sugar -- sugar is jam-packed with empty calories. Plus, it messes with your blood sugar, which could leave you full of energy one minute, and totally tired out the next. Another bad for me food to skip is saturated fat. Saturated fat is bad for you, especially for your heart. You ll find it in animal products like butter and meat, and it s often solid at room temperature. Trans fat is yet another bad for me food that you should avoid. It s often in storebought baked goods and crackers, along with margarine. So How Can I Eat Right? The best way to eat right is to eat small portions of lots of different foods. Choose tons of colorful vegetables and fruits, then fill the rest of your plate with a little lean protein (like chicken breast or beans), a little nonfat dairy (like skim milk or fat-free yogurt) and a few whole grains (like brown rice and wheat bread).

2 Nutrition Crossword Puzzle Across 2. Vital nutrient that beings with M 4. Foods that are made from the whole grain and are not processed. 6. Vital nutrient that begins with V 8. Component of food that is insoluble in water and examples are butter, margarine, oil. 9. A fun new icon to help teach you to make a healthy plate. 11. Apples, oranges, grapes and bananas make up this food group. 13. Compounds found in the environment that plants and animals need to grow and survive Down 1. All foods made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds are considered part of this food group. 3. A mineral found in table salt that has to be limited in your diet to keep your heart healthy 5. Milk, yogurt and cheese are from this food group. 7. A sweet substance that is used in soda, candy and desserts 8. A substance in plants that you don't digest that is healthy for you 10. Servings and serving sizes 12. Broccoli, lettuce and potatoes make up this food group.

3 Nutrition Crossword Answers Across 2. Vital nutrient that beings with M = minerals 4. Foods that are made from the whole grain and are not processed = whole grains 6. Vital nutrient that begins with V = vitamins 8. Component of food that is insoluble in water and examples are butter, margarine, oil = fat 9. A fun new icon to help teach you to make a healthy plate = myplate 11. Apples, oranges, grapes and bananas make up this food group = fruit 13. Compounds found in the environment that plants and animals need to grow and survive = nutrients Down 1. All foods made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans and peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts, and seeds are considered part of this food group = pritein 3. A mineral found in table salt that has to be limited in your diet to keep your heart healthy = sodium 5. Milk, yogurt and cheese are from this food group = dairy 7. A sweet substance that is used in soda, candy and desserts = sugar 8. A substance in plants that you don't digest that is healthy for you = fiber 10. Servings and serving sizes = portions 12. Broccoli, lettuce and potatoes make up this food group = vegetables

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