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Investigate Different Food Groups

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

'Investigate Different Food Groups' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Animals, including Humans

Curriculum subtopic:   Nutrition

Popular topics:   Biology old worksheets, Healthy Living And Diet worksheets

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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 vegetables


heart shaped pile of vegetables


Protein 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.


chocolate bar


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