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with Fruits and Veggies
Wash Your Hands Before and after eating Lather with soap for at least 20 seconds - Sing the Alphabet Song once or Happy Birthday twice while scrubbing
Wash Your Food Wash fruits and vegetables before you eat them.
Apples Apple skin is very nutritious; eat it! Apples are 25% air and float in water. Fruits give you energy. The Meeting Place North Björklund Nutrition 2012
Apricots Apricots are fruits. They have a single seed enclosed in a hard shell called a stone.
Ask an Adult for Help Items in a kitchen can be dangerous, so ask for help before cooking.
Asian Pears This fruit provides energy and helps heal cuts and bruises. Asian Pear trees are a sign of spring. This fruit is usually shared with a friend. Specialty Produce 2012
Bananas Bananas do not grow on trees; the banana plant is actually a giant herb. Hawaii is the only U.S. state that grows bananas. Babyfood
Visit the Farmers Market Try to see how many different fruits and vegetables you can find.
Baby Bananas Baby bananas have a thinner peel than regular sized bananas. Peel this fruit from the bottom. Bananas help heal cuts and bruises. MexGrocer 2009
Bell Peppers Peppers come in red, green, yellow, orange, purple and brown. Red peppers are sweeter than green peppers. Mystic Foods USA
Where do Fruits and Veggies Grow? On trees On shrubs/bushes On vines In the ground
Blackberries Blackberries are members of the rose family. They consist of a cluster of fruits called drupelets. Fruits help heal cuts and bruises.
Blood Oranges Oranges are actually a type of berry that grows on trees. The dark color develops with cold, night temperatures. Fruits help heal cuts and bruises. Healthy Palate 2012
Eat Lots of Fruits and Vegetables Fruits: 1-1½ cups per day Veggies: 1½-2½ cups per day
Blueberries Native Americans called thesestarberries. Blueberries grow on shrubs. For best flavor and nutrition, eat this fruit raw. Oregon Berry Packing Company
Broccoli Broccoli is usually a dark green vegetable, but may sometimes look violet or purple. Vegetables help you to see in the dark.
Eat Dinner Together Make homemade meals as a family. Limit eating out at fast-food restaurants.
Mind Your Manners Close your mouth when chewing. Keep elbows off the table. Dont interrupt others.
Cantaloupe Cantaloupe is a type of fruit that belongs to the melon family. Cantaloupe is sometimes called Rockmelon.
Carroteenies Carrots are good for your eyes. These vegetables grow in the ground. Carrots can be purple, red, yellow and white. Grimmway Farms
Sleep Well Get hours of sleep each night.
Celery This vegetable grows above the ground. Wild celery is called smallage. Many sports teams celebrate with celery. VegOnline
Cucumbers The temperature inside a cucumber can be up to 20 degrees cooler than the outside air! This crunchy vegetable is 90% water.
Eat Breakfast! Its the most important meal of the day. Eating breakfast helps you focus at school.
Grapefruit Grapefruit is a citrus fruit. Grapefruits are about the size of a softball.
Grapes Grapes give you energy and help heal cuts and bruises. This fruit is 80% water. Grapes grow on vines. Nature & More
Take Care of Your Teeth Brush your teeth at least twice per day for at least 2 minutes each time. Floss everyday.
Kumquats You eat the whole kumquat fruit! The skin is sweet and the inside is sour. Kumquats grow on trees.
Box Fresh 2012 Mangoes Eat the inside; dont eat the peel. Mangoes are fruits that help heal cuts and bruises. Mango trees can grow up to 100 feet tall !
Be Active for at least 60 minutes each day!
Nectarines Nectarines are fruit cousins with peaches… without the fuzz! Nectarines contain a single seed enclosed in a hard shell called a stone. Antara's Bakwaas Blog
Oranges Oranges are actually a type of berry that grows on trees. Oranges are fruits! Fruits help heal cuts and bruises.
Limit Sitting Screen Time Limit to 2 hours or less total sitting screen time per day.
Pineapple Pineapple helps heal cuts and bruises. This fruit is actually made up of many little fruitlets. It takes about 2 years to grow a pineapple. Wild Attitude
Plumcots Plumcots are half-Plum and half-Apricot. Plumcots help heal cuts and bruises. This fruit grow on trees. Family Tree Farms 2011
Drink Water Choose to drink water over sugary drinks. Drink at least six 8-ounce glasses of water per day.
Radishes These vegetables are always in season and they grow in the ground. Radishes come in the colors white, red, pink, purple, and black. Vegetables help you see better, especially in the dark.
Strawberries Not only are strawberries good for your heart, they also look like hearts. There are about 200 seeds on each fruit. Strawberries help heal cuts and bruises. Sol Bliss 2012
Color Your Tray With Fruits and Vegetables! Make half your tray fruits and vegetables.
Sugar Snap Peas Each pod usually has about 3-5 peas. Peas grow on a vine above the ground. Vegetables give you energy. Harvard: School of Public Health 2012
Sweet Potato Sweet potatoes are root vegetables; they grow under the ground. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of Vitamin A!
Make Half Your Grains Whole Choose whole grains over refined (white) grains.
Tangerines Tangerines are in the citrus fruit family. They are smaller and sweeter than oranges. Easy to peel.
Tomatoes Tomatoes are grown in every U.S. state except Alaska. Tomatoes are good for your eyes. Yellow tomatoes are sweeter than red ones. The Cooks Thesaurus 2005
Eat Foods with Calcium 2½-3 cups per day Milk or non-dairy milk substitute Cheese Yogurt
Limit Sweets Limit Sweets Choose fruit instead for a healthy, sweet snack.
Zucchini You can even eat zucchini flowers! Zucchini grows above the ground. It gives you energy and is good for your eyes. George Hirsch 2012