Talk with kids about healthy foods and strategies for choosing them.
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Knowing the Difference Between Fruits and Vegetables
Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? Explain that tomatoes are fruits because they grow from flowers and contain seeds.
What about green beans? Yes, they are also a fruit. So, are pumpkins, cucumbers, and any other food that grows from flowers!
Facts About Food as Fuel
Discuss the slideshow’s key messages:
Print the "Healthy Food Hunt" Home Activity
Download the Healthy Food Hunt activity and have students use it to find healthy foods at home.
If they find healthy foods that are not pictured, they can write or draw them on the back of the page.
Time: 20 Minutes