For information on child nutrition

Interesting Facts Food Group

From all the different food groups nutritious food choices there are many benefits to your body system that can help you live a healthy, happy, more energetic lifestyle!

Grain Group
Bread, oatmeal, bagels, tortillas, muffins, cereal, brown and white rice, popcorn and pasta
Why you should eat these foods:

• carbohydrates, which gives our bodies can play!
• iron, which is conducive to our blood pumping through our body!
• B vitamins, which is the energy we need, growth, our brain and heart!
• thiamine (vitamin B1), which strengthens the nervous system, helps our brain and muscle function!

You eat cereal, half should be whole grains! 🙂
Vegetable Group
Corn, carrots, cauliflower, potatoes, avocado, cucumber, green beans, peas, lettuce, spinach, celery, asparagus
Why you should eat these foods:
• Vitamin C can help us absorb iron, it is important to healthy teeth, bones and gums! Also helps reduce infection!
• Vitamin A makes our skin and hair health, as well as growth and vision to help!
• Vitamin B6 can help us grow and improve our brain function, so we can think and concentrate more!
• Fiber helps move food through our digestive system, it is beneficial to our hearts, and may help prevent heart disease and cancer!

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