Athersley North Primary School

Healthy Eating

healthy Eating

Fun Facts about Healthy Food for Kids

  • Minerals make healthy skin and strong bones and teeth.
  • Fiber helps your body digest food. It is found in vegetables, whole grains and fruit.
  • Vitamins help your body stay healthy and fight disease. Vitamins are found in fruit and vegetables.
  • Fats in milk products, meat and fish help your body build healthy nerves and fight off disease.
  • Protein, which is found in meat, milk products, beans and fish, builds muscles and repairs damage.

Healthy Food Vocabulary

  1. Fuel: material that provides energy. Gasoline is a kind of fuel.
  2. Energy: Body Strength for doing work
  3. Digest: break down and use
  4. Milk products: milk, yogurt, cheese
  5. Repair: fix

The Eatwell Plate

The eatwell plate highlights the different types of food that make up our diet, and shows the proportions we should eat them in to have a well-balanced and healthy diet.

Click on the button below to go to the NHS choices website for more ideas.

Change For Life

Change for Life​

Use the buttons below to find out more about ways to improve the way you eat.