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Healthy Eating: The Importance of Eating1

Emily Minton2

Eating healthy is one of the key ingredients to staying healthy. Complete the fill-in-the-blank activity (see link to download PDF in upper left corner) and reveal the hidden message!

Table 1. 

Word Choices

Fruits

Enjoy

Water

Nutrition

Less

Energized

Hard

 

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Figure 1. 

Sharing a meal with a family member, friend, or neighbor can make mealtime pleasant and improve food intake.


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Table 2. 

Answer Key

Nutrition

Energized

Fruits

Water

Hard and Enjoy

Less

Hidden Message:

Fight for your health with good nutrition!

Footnotes

1.

La versión en español de este documento es Alimentación Saludable: La importancia de alimentarse (FCS80012-Span). This document is FCS80012, one of a series of the Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Original publication date May 2012. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

2.

Emily Minton, B.S., former ENAFS program coordinator, Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Gainesville, FL 32611.


The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.