A Healthy Plate

This lesson was funded though The Arc’s HealthMeet project.

Food is fuel for our bodies.

Food is fuel for our bodies.

What food is healthy?

What food is healthy?

Fruits

  • Fresh
  • Canned
  • Frozen
  • Dried

Vegetables

  • Fresh
  • Canned
  • Frozen

Fruits and Vegetables

  • Half your plate
  • Eat a rainbow!

Protein

  • Energy
  • Builds muscles

Grains

  • Fiber
  • Feel full longer
  • Energy

Choose whole grains.

Choose whole grains.

Follow the directions below.

  • Choose the whole grain. Click on the food that you think is a whole grain.

    • [correct]Whole wheat bread
    • White bread

Choose whole grains.

Follow the directions below.

  • Choose the whole grain. Click on the food that you think is a whole grain.

    • White rice
    • [correct]Brown rice

Choose whole grains.

Follow the directions below.

  • Choose the whole grain. Click on the food that you think is a whole grain.

    • [correct]Whole wheat spaghetti
    • White spaghetti

Dairy

  • Builds our bones
  • Choose fat-free or low-fat (1%)

Let’s look at how to put all these foods together on your plate!

Choose drinks without sugar.

Drink water!

Congratulations! You’ve completed this lesson about a healthy plate.

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This lesson was funded though The Arc’s HealthMeet project.