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Focus on FruitsSarah Wood
Curriculum Coordinator

This newsletter corresponds with Lesson 6 of the Show Me Nutrition Fifth Grade curriculum. Fruit is an important part of everyday diet. It is fat-free, filling and contains many important nutrients that can help prevent dangerous health problems like heart disease and cancer. This newsletter provides ideas for quick and healthy fruit snacks. A recipe is also included.

Publications numbers for fifth grade newsletters are: N180 (Lesson 1), N181 (Lesson 2), N182 (Lesson 3), N183 (Lesson 4), N184 (Lesson 5), N185 (Lesson 6), N186 (Lesson 7), N187 (Lesson 8), N188 (Lesson 9), and N190 (Lesson 10)


  • Fruit
  • Nutrients
  • Healthy snacking
  • Fiber
  • Snacks
  • Breakfast
  • Food safety


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