Health and PhysicalEducation

    Grade 4 Study Guide for Nutrition

    P.E. Standard: 10.1.6C Analyzenutritional concepts that impact health.


    DIRECTIONS: Please review the following information with your child for the 15point quiz next week in Physical Education.




    ·       The milk familysupplies calcium for strong bonesand teeth.


    ·       Whole grains are a healthy energy source for the body.


    ·       Meats supply protein to build muscles andrepair the body.


    ·       Fruits and vegetables are the body’s main source of vitamins and minerals.


    ·       Vitamins and minerals help to heal thebody and maintain body functions.


    ·       Fat is an insulator and helps absorbvitamins.


    ·       Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy.


    ·       A calorie is ameasure of energy.


    ·       Children should consume 1,800 calories in a day.


    ·       A person must use or burn up the calories they eat eachday or the calories will turn into fat.


    ·       Water hydrates the body and helps absorb theessential nutrients.


    ·       The person running up the side of the food pyramid representsthe need for physical activity everyday.



    More information on making healthy easy atwww.nrgbalance.org

    5,4,3,2,1– MAKE HEALTHY EASY!


Last Modified on March 6, 2012