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Test your smarts in the Picnic Pickup Game! Try to avoid junk foods and click on the healthy, nutritious foods instead to maintain your energy level.

Just click on the best food items to see if you make good decisions.

bananas bread cake broccoli
candy bar carrot cheese chicken
soda French Fries hotdog milk

 

 

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Yes! Fruit and vegetables are a healthy way to get the vitamins, minerals, fiber, and energy your body needs to feel and look good.

Yes! Whole grains deliver fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Great choice!

Now you are being silly! You can’t eat that for lunch. Try again!

Healthy eating is like a larger puzzle, where there is a spot for everything. As long as most of your puzzle has whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and low-fat dairy foods, plus some lean meats, fish, poultry, and beans, there is room for a few less-healthy choices.

This is a great way to get protein, which is the building block for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Your body uses it to repair injuries and to make body chemicals like hormones and enzymes.

Way to stand up for your bones! The calcium in dairy products is critical for kids and teens who are still growing. Aim for 1,300 milligrams (about 3 servings) a day.

Yes! Fruits and vegetables are a healthy way to get the vitamins, minerals, fiber, and energy your body needs to feel and look good.

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