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MyPlate :)

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Lizbeth Melgar

on 22 April 2013

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Fruits Grains Vegetables Protein Dairy Bread Oats Pasta Noodles Cherries Banana Pear There are two types of grains, WHOLE and REFINED Whole Grains contain the whole kernel Oatmeal
Whole-wheat flour
Brown rice
Whole-wheat pasta
Whole-wheat bread Refined Grains only have portions of the kernel White flour
White bread
White rice Cheese Milk Yogurt Apple Lettuce Potatoes Corn Carrots Peas Steak Fish Chicken Beans and Peanuts Stick a Fork into a Healthier Lifestyle! What are the 5 food groups? what foods are in the Fruits Group? at breakfast: add some bananas to your cereal for some yummy goodness :)
at snack time during school: spread some peanut butter on some crunchy apples for an added kick of flavor :) How to eat more fruit How much fruit do you need? Calcium - bones, nails, teeth
Vitamin D - helps absorb calcium
Potassium - helps organs MyPlate Activity :) 1 baggie filled with different foods
1 Myplate Model What foods are in the Vegetable Group? 5 Veggie Subgroups What foods are in the Protein Group? Meats - beef, pork, chicken
Seafood - fish, crabs, shrimp
Eggs, beans, nuts why are Proteins good for you? Many foods that have a lot of Protein have lots of vitamins like vitamin B, E, & Iron.
Proteins help bones, muscles, skin, & blood How much Protein is needed? Beef Green Peas Sunflower Seeds Chicken What foods are in the Grain group? How much Dairy do you need? What is Dairy? Fresh Fruit
100% Fruit Juice
Canned Fruit
Frozen Fruit
Dried Fruit The amount of fruit you need depends a lot on how old you are & whether you're a boy or a girl ! Kids 4-8 years old
need 1 to 1 & 1/2
cups of Fruit per
serving any fresh Vegetable
100 % Vegetable Juice
raw or cooked Vegetables
fresh, frozen, canned, or dried vegetables Dark green - broccoli, spinach
Beans & Peas - black eyed peas
Starchy - potatoes, corn
Red & Orange - tomatoes, carrots
Other - celery, mushrooms How much Veggies are needed daily? Kids 4-8 years old
need 1 & 1/2 cups
of veggies daily! Meats & Seafood - 1 ounce per serving
1 Egg is equal to one serving of Protein
Nuts & Seeds - 1/2 ounce of either one
Beans & Peas - 1/4 ounce of either one Rice
Tortillas Kids 4-8 years old
need 5 ounces of
Grain per serving! How much Grain do you need? 1 small Biscuit
1 small Muffin
1 Pancake
1/2 cup of Pasta Any food made from milk Whole Fat Milk
Ice Cream Kids 4-8 years old
need 2 & 1/2 cups
of dairy per serving! Dairy Products have tons of Calcium which helps make your bones, nails, & teeth nice and strong Warm Up Activity :) What do you think it means to be healthy?
What do you think it means to eat healthy? Look at the pictures in the baggie and see if you can put them
in the right group! (Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Proteins)
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