You have learned in this web page that you should
eat a balanced diet. Which means you should eat a variety of foods.
This will give you all the nutrients your body needs. You should
eat a balanced diet of each of the five food groups. You can also
eat fats, oils, and sweets sparingly. If you eat the right amount
your body will get the right nutrients. Then you will grow up
strong and healthy.
group: Foods in this group
provide vitamins B1, B2, protein, niacin,
( You should have 6-11 servings)
group: These provide vitamins
A and iron. Sometimes they contain vitamin B1, B2, calcium, folic
acid, iron, and other nutrients.
( You should have 3-5 servings)
group:This group provides
vitamins C, B1, B2, iron, calcium folic acid, and other nutrients.
( You should have 2-4 servings)
group: The meat group
provides vitamins B1, B2, B12, protein, fat, iron, niacin, and
( You should have 2-3 servings)
group: Dairy products
give you vitamins, B2, A, protein, calcium, phosphorus, and other
( You should have
You should have
the recommended amount of each group every day. (These are listed
above) This will keep you healthy with a balanced diet.