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Five a Day

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Five a Day
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   8.33

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    variety, carotenoid-rich, catch-phrase, compounds, cruciferous, esophageal, male-specific, non-nutrient, phytochemicals, recommendation, coordination, nutrition, theory, possibility, overall, cholesterol
     content words:    Better Health Program


Five a Day
By Jennifer Kenny
  

1     A variety of foods is important to good health and balanced nutrition. The food pyramid and MyPlate help us with that. How does the term "5 a Day" fit into an overall good nutrition plan?
 
2     The "5 a Day for Better Health" program is a national program started in the 1990s. The term "5 a Day" has become a catch phrase in everyday life. It is meant to encourage all people to eat five to nine servings of those all-important fruits and vegetables each day.
 
3     Who needs a campaign to tell people fruits and vegetables are important to them? Apparently, a lot of people do. Unfortunately, many children are eating high fat foods AND high sugar foods AND high sodium foods instead of the fruits and vegetables needed to grow and stay healthy.

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