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Activity 2: Grades 5-8
Healthy Choices

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  1. Why might adolescent boys have greater caloric needs than adolescent girls?
    (They have greater physical activity levels and larger bodies that have higher energy demands)
  2. Why is it important to have a balanced diet?
    (Your body requires an assortment of nutrients that come from different foods)
  3. Think about it. Where might a typical teenager get their required amount of fats?
    (Fast food and fried foods)


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