Nutrition and Healthy Food Choices

Great job on your Exercise for Life flyers! 🙂  Now that we’ve talked about fitness and the benefits of proper exercise, we’ll be taking a look at proper nutrition and how nutrients affect our bodies.  We will be covering responsible eating, making healthy food choices, understanding the food pyramid, and the effects of fast food on our bodies. 


As we go into this topic, think about this:


Here is a powerpoint of Nutrition and the 6 Essential Nutrients:


Great Brief Article Summary of the 6 ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS:

6 Essential Nutrients and Why Your Body Needs Them


For a review of the 6 Nutrients and MyPlate, check out this video:


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Click this link from KidsHealth for an in-depth description of Vitamins and their benefits!











Extra video on the Food Pyramid (outdated but relevant information)[youtube][/youtube]

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