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N140, Revised March 2013

Building My Body — Newsletter for Third Grade Curriculum Lesson 1: MyPlate

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Food GroupsCandance Gabel
FNEP State Coordinator

This newsletter corresponds with Lesson 1 of the Show Me Nutrition Third Grade curriculum. This newsletter highlights essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, fats, protein, vitamins, minerals and water, and how USDA’s MyPlate can help families choose what to eat to get all the nutrients they need. Also included are tips on incorporating a variety of food group foods into the diet, as well as a family-friendly recipe.  

Publications numbers for third grade newsletters are: N140 (Lesson 1),, N142 (Lesson 2), N143 (Lesson 3), N144 (Lesson 4), N145 (Lesson 5), N146 (Lesson 6), N147 (Lesson 7) and N141 (Lesson 8).



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