Published on March 9, 2014
GROWING UP HEALTHY By María José García Morán©
FOOD GROUPS HOW MANY TYPES OF FOOD DO YOU KNOW? LET'S CHECK THEM !
PROTEINS ►Proteins are essential for the functioning of our cells. ►Proteins help us grow and perform our vital functions.
CARBOHYDRATES ►Carbohydrates are the most important source of energy.
FATS ►They give us energy. ►Our body stores them very well. ►There are both animal and vegetable fats.
MINERALS ►Minerals control growth. ►They are important for the functioning of the nervous system.
VITAMINS ►Vitamins control the functioning of many of the organs in our body and help us stay healthy.
NOTICE THAT MANY FOODS CONTAIN MORE THAN ONE OF THE DIFFERENT NUTRIENTS.
THERE ARE OTHER ELEMENTS TO BE HEALTHY
WATER ⧫ Water is essential to be healthy. ⧫ Water keeps you hydrated. a ⧫ Water helps you make better digestion.
SLEEP (AT LEAST 8 / 9 HOURS AT NIGHT) ▄ Sleep helps your physical health. ▄ Sleep helps your mental health. ▄ Sleep helps your brain register information.
ENJOY YOUR LEISURE TIME ▄
IN SHORT, TO BE HEALTHY IS...
TO EAT FOODS FROM THE DIFFERENT GROUPS. TO MAKE EXERCISE AND ENJOY YOUR LEISURE TIME. TO SLEEP ENOUGH HOURS.
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