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Nutrition 1

In this worksheet, students will test their understanding of the foods belonging to the main food groups needed for a balanced, healthy diet.

'Nutrition 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:   Nutrition

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

A balanced diet means eating a variety of foods from different food groups.

 

Food Pyramid

 

We need to eat:

sugars to give us instant energy

- starchy foods, like bread and cereal, for slowly released energy

- protein foods for growth

- fruit and vegetables to keep us healthy

 

The biggest part of our diet should be made up of fruit and vegetablesProtein foods include meat, fish and eggs and beans. Foods rich in fats and sugars should not be eaten too often because they contain lots of calories which our bodies store as fat.

 

Use that information as you explore this worksheet.

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