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Understand the Importance of Plants as Part of a Healthy Diet

In this worksheet, students will answer questions about how plants contribute to a healthy diet.

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basket of fruit and veg


We grow plants, fruit and vegetables, to eat. They taste good and they help us to grow and stay healthy. This is how to do it!


We should eat five different portions of fruit and vegetables a day.

A healthy amount is a handful.

We should eat different coloured fruit and vegetables as part of our 'five a day'.

We can eat cooked and raw fruit and vegetables.


apple and a pear



Eating fruit and vegetables of different colours helps us to get a variety of nutrients. 

Which vegetables below are green?








The green vegetables are broccoli, leeks and lettuce. 




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