EL Civics for ESL Students

Healthy Food Lesson, Page 2

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Whole Grain Breads

What kind of bread is healthy?

  • Whole wheat bread is good to eat.
  • The United States Department of Agriculture says we should have at least three ounces of whole grains per day.
  • Whole grains can be breads, cereal, crackers, pasta, or brown rice.


Variety of Fresh Vegetables

How many servings of vegetables should we eat?

  • We should eat 3-4 servings of vegetables a day.
  • It is important to eat green and orange vegetables like spinach and carrots every day.
  • Fresh vegetables are best, but frozen vegetables are healthy, too.


Variety of Fresh Fruits

How many servings of fruits should we eat?

  • We should eat 3-4 servings fruits a day.
  • Fresh fruits like apples and oranges are best.
  • Avoid eating canned fruits because they contain too much sugar.


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