Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Healthy Food for Kids

Healthy Food for Kids 

Imagine if your body was a fancy sports car. What kind of fuel would you put in it? Would you give it the best fuel you could buy or whatever was around? Your body actually is a little like a sports car. When you give your body good food every day, you have energy to grow and play. You get sick less often. You grow and become strong. If you give your body poor fuel, it won’t work as well. You might have less energy or get sick more often.

So what kind of fuel does your body need? Your body needs minerals, vitamins, fibre, fats and protein every day. Each of these foods has a different purpose.

Fun Facts about Healthy Food for Kids

1. Minerals make healthy skin and strong bones and teeth.

2.  Fibre helps your body digest food. It is found in vegetables, whole grains and fruit.

3.Vitamins help your body stay healthy and fight disease. Vitamins are found in fruit and vegetables.

4. Fats in milk products, meat and fish help your body build healthy nerves and fight off disease.

5.Protein, which is found in meat, milk products, beans and fish, builds muscles and repairs damage.

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Source: Kids Nutrition Facebook Page. Healthy Food for Kids. Posted 30/10/2015

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