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  • Sam's Lunch By Pallavi Dev

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  • Learn about eating ahealthy diet with Samas he eats his lunch!

  • One afternoon, Sam and his mom werehaving lunch.

  • Sam's mom served him his plate. On it was atuna fish sandwich, carrots, and an apple. Todrink, Sam got a carton of milk.

  • "No!" Sam said."I want pizzaand a sodainstead."

    Pizza contains cheese, salt,

    and/or fatty meat. Theseingredients can increase your

    risk for heart disease.

  • "But Sam," his mom replied. "Don't you want to eat yoursandwich? You know, horses eat grain to make themstrong. Bread is made of grain."

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  • "I can eat like a horse," said Sam as he ate hisbread. "Chomp chomp."

    Kids should eat four to six

    servings of grain a day. Oneslice of bread is an example

    of a serving.

  • "And did you know bears catchtuna with their paws?" Sam'smom said. "I bet you can't dothat with your tuna."

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  • "I can eat my tuna like a bear," said Sam. "Roar!"

    Meat is a good source ofprotein, which builds muscles.

  • "Rabbits nibble on their carrotswith their teeth," said Sam'smom. "I wonder if you can dothat?"

    Vegetables come in all

    different colors - not justgreen. They all have different

    nutrients that keep youhealthy.

  • "I can!" said Sam, nibbling his carrot.

    Most vegetables arenaturally low in fat and

    calories.

  • "Did you know that pigs likeapples?" asked Sam's mom.

    Most fruits are portable,

    which means you can takethem with you wherever yougo, and are low in calories.

  • "Not more than I do!"replied Sam, taking a biteout of his apple.

    Bananas, cherries,strawberries, grapes,

    oranges, peaches, andpears are some more

    examples of fruits you caneat!

  • "What animal drinks milk?"asked Sam's mom.

    Milk is a type of dairy product.Other dairy products you shouldeat are low fat yogurt and low

    fat cheese.

  • "Hma kitten does!" saidSam. "And look I can slurp mymilk like a kitten!"

    Drink 2 to 3 cups of milk a day.

  • "Good job!" said Sam'smom. "You finished your

    lunch."

  • "I did!" said Sam in surprise. "Just like the animals finishtheirs."

  • TryInstead of

    Granola bars or power barsFrozen yogurtGraham crackers or vanilla wafersWater, orange juice, or apple juicePretzels, butterless popcorn, or sweet potato

    Candy barsIce creamCookiesSodaChips

  • For more information about healthy eating, visit:http://kidshealth.orghttp://www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au/http://www.freshforkids.com.au/http://www.kidnetic.com/