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Understand the Importance of a Balanced Diet

In this worksheet, students will check their understanding of a balanced diet - the food groups, which foods they contain and their main function in the body.

'Understand the Importance of a Balanced Diet' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:   Nutrition

Popular topics:   Biology worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Eating a balanced diet means choosing from a varied range of healthy foods. 


Food Pyramid


We need foods to provide us with the fuel to do activities and carry out exercise.  These energy foods are rich in fats and sugar. 


Meat, fish and cheese help us to grow strong bones and muscles. 


selection of cheeses


Fruit and vegetables keep our bodies healthy and working properly.


basket of vegetables


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