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    Health and PhysicalEducation

    Grade 3 Study Guide for Nutrition

    P.E. Standard: 10.1.3C Explain the roleof the food guide pyramid in helping people eat a healthy diet.

     

    DIRECTIONS: Please review the following information with your child for the 10point quiz next week in Physical Education. 

     

    ALL STUDENTS SHOULD UNDERSTAND:

    ·       That the body’s main energy source is carbohydrates.

     

    ·       The food group that you should eat the most of everydayis grains.

     

    ·       Proteins help to rebuild your muscles.

     

    ·       The two healthiest meats are chicken and fish.

     

    ·       Vitamins and Minerals help to maintain normal body functionsand systems.

     

    ·       You get the mineral calciumfrom the dairy/milk food group.

     

    ·       Fats are important because they serve as aprotector, insulator, and energy source for the body.

     

    ·       Unused calories will become stored on the body as fat.

     

    ·       Water is important because it keeps the body hydrated.

     

    ·       You should drink at least 4-8 glasses of water everyday.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Moreinformation on making healthy easy at www.nrgbalance.org

    MAKE HEALTHY EASY! 1,2,3,4,5

Last Modified on March 6, 2012