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1 Unscramble the following words:
ealeromwtn wbytrerras ryelrubbe eaniegrnt aepch acryrh neogar nolem

2 Unscramble the following words:
1.waleromwtn Watermelon 2. wbytrerras Strawberry 3. ryelrubbe Blueberry 4. eaniegrnt Tangerine 5. aepch Peach 6. ecryrh Cherry 7. neogar Orange 8. nolem Melon/lemon

3 Fruits Color = Red

4 The fruits are located in the 3rd section of MyPyramid

5 Serving Size: 1 c. fresh fruit or 100% juice ½ c. dried fruit ½ c. cooked, chopped, canned fruit and fruit sauces 1 medium apple, pear, orange, or banana Daily Recommendation = at least 2 cups daily

6 Fruit – seed plant used for food.
Good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins A and C. a “heart- smart” snack since it is low in sodium, fat, and calories high in fiber and water content

7 More on Vitamin C: Your body needs Vitamin C to form cement like material called collagen which holds cells together as a mortar holds bricks together. Collagen: tough, flexible protein material that forms connective tissue holds muscle fibers together.

8 Six Types of Fruits Drupes Pomes Citrus Fruit Berries Melons
Tropical Fruit

9 Drupes A fruit with one large pit or seed and grows on trees. Apricots
Cherries Nectarines Peaches Plums

10 Pomes A fruit that has a core that contains seeds and grows on trees.
Apples Pears The skin on apples contains pectin ( lowers blood cholesterol levels)

11 Citrus Fruit A fruit that has a leathery skin, many segments filled with juicy pellets, and grows on trees. Rich Source of vitamin C Pink Grapefruit Lemons Limes Oranges

12 Small, juicy fruits that contain many tiny seeds.
Berries Small, juicy fruits that contain many tiny seeds. Unripe berries are sour, pale, and hard. Blackberries Blueberries Grapes Strawberries

13 Melons Melons with a deep yellow color are rich in vitamin A.
Large, moist fruits that grow on vines and contain seeds. They have a thick skin that may be smooth or rough. Melons with a deep yellow color are rich in vitamin A. Cantaloupe Honeydew Watermelon

14 A type of fruit that grows only in warm, sunny climate.
Tropical Fruit A type of fruit that grows only in warm, sunny climate. Many grow on trees. Avocados Bananas – rich in potassium ( stops cramping up, prevents muscle spasms, “Charlie Horses” Figs Kiwifruit Pineapple

15 Fruit Facts: fruits are quick and easy to prepare
Always wash fresh fruit before preparation and/or consumption. fruits are quick and easy to prepare Proper storage protects: flavor, texture, and nutrients. Choose blue, red, yellow, orange, green, and white fruits to get a variety of nutrients, photochemicals and antioxidants. Eating a diet rich in fruits and veggies may help to reduce the risk of come chronic diseases including type 2 diabetes.

16 Produce: fresh fruits and vegetables Produce is seasonal:
Strawberries = Spring Cherries = Summer Apples = Fall ** Canned, frozen, dried, and fresh fruits are sold year- round. Fresh fruits are often best during their peak growing season. Prices are usually lowest then, too.

17 The Best Fresh Fruit: Feels heavy and firm
Has no cuts, bruises, or decay Smells pleasant Isn’t sticky, wrinkled, or moldy Remember: whole fresh fruit is higher in nutrients than any other fruit form.

18 What is wrong with candies, toaster pastries, fruit drinks, canned fruits, and other sweets that say they are made with “real fruit”? They are made with fruit puree concentrate or fruit juice concentrate which are very high in sugar and low in nutrients. ** many canned fruits are packed in heavy syrup where sugar has been added during the processing.

19 Spice It Up: Herbs and spices to use with fruits are: Cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg, poppy seed, rosemary, and vanilla.

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