FCS80012 Healthy Eating: The Importance of Eating1Emily Minton2 1. La versin en espaol de este documento es Alimentacin 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 March 2012. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.u.edu 2. Emily M inton, 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 aliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Millie Ferrer-Chancy, Interim DeanEating healthy is one of the key ingredients to staying healthy. Complete this ll-in-the-blank activity and reveal the hidden message! Figure 1. Sharing a meal with a family member, friend, or neighbor can make mealtime pleasant and improve food intake. Credits: Purestock Word Choices Fruits Enjoy Water Nutrition Less Energized Hard Many health conditions can be improved with better 15 1 12 Eating three or more times a day helps your body stay 11 2 9 Eating few 3 4 and veggies limits your intake of important nutrients. Drinking 6 14 and non-alcoholic and low-sugar beverages keeps you hydrated. Mouth pain makes it 5 13 to eat and 7 8 food. People tend to eat 10 when alone. Try eating with friends or family. 3 12 2 5 4 3 7 14 8 7 1 14 5 11 13 10 4 5 6 12 4 5 2 7 7 9 15 1 4 14 12 4 12 7 15
2 Answer Key Nutrition Energized Fruits Water Hard and Enjoy Less Hidden Message: Fight for your health with good nutrition!