Strengthen bones which are growing stronger and longer Stops bleeding if you get cut or bruised Muscles contract and relax
How Do I Get The Calcium I Need? String Cheese – Combined with fresh or dried fruit Mini Snacks – baby carrots, whole grain crackers, low fat milk Veggie pizza
Interactive Review for the Milk,yogurt, and Cheese Group How many servings are recommended from the milk, yogurt, and cheese group? Calcium provides what function/s to the body? 2 – 3 servings Strengthens bones Muscles contract/relax Stops bleeding if you get cut or bruised
Carries oxygen to all parts of your body Helps your body make energy Helps prevents infection
Interactive Review on Meat Group How many servings are recommended from the meat group? Foods in the meat group help to build strong what? Foods in the meat group provides? Iron is important because? 2 –3 servings Muscles Protein and iron Helps body make energy Helps prevent infection
Interactive Review on Fruit Group How many servings are recommended from the fruit group? Eating from the fruit group provides us with what vitamin? Vitamin C helps us with what? 2-4 servings Vitamin C Heals cuts and bruises Fights infection
Grain Group Foods Gives Us Carbohydrates for the Energy We Need to Play, Learn, Sleep and Keep Our Bodies Running 24 Hours a Day!
Interactive Review on Grain Group How many servings are recommended from the grain group? What does the grain group gives us for the energy we need to play, learn, and sleep? 6-11 servings Carbohydrates
Ways to Increase Your Physical Activity Recess Playing sports Exercising
Let The Pyramid Guide Your Food Choices Encourage regular intake of calcium rich foods Increase physical activity Restrict intake of low nutrient beverages Take a more active role deciding what is purchased when shopping with your parents
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