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    Health and PhysicalEducation

    Grade 5 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.

     

    ALL STUDENTS SHOULD UNDERSTAND:

     

    ·       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.

     

    ·       Consider healthy choices when eating out and on therun.  Substituting fresh vegetables andfruits for french fries and water or milk for pop will reduce the calories andfat in a fast food meal.

     

     

    More information on makinghealthy easy at www.nrgbalance.org

    MAKEHEALTHY EASY! – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

     

Last Modified on March 6, 2012