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Nutrition & Fitness Center

Be a Fit Kid

Being fit is a way of saying a person eats well, gets lots of exercise, and gets enough sleep. If you're fit, your body works well, feels good, and can do all the things you want to do.

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  • What Should I Eat?

    Here's what to know about choosing the right foods at breakfast and lunch — and why drinking water is the way to go.




  • Get Moving

    Stand strong and breathe powerfully with this yoga pose — then get moving with sports and exercise.


    In shape for sports

    What if I don’t like sports?

  • A girl makes a salad with her parents

    In the Kitchen

    From being safe in the kitchen to knowing how to read a recipe, here are tips on getting started with cooking.

    Kitchen safety

    How to read a recipe

    Cooking basics

  • Healthy Weight

    It's normal for kids to gain weight as they grow. How do you know what a healthy weight is for you?

    What being overweight means

    Should you gain weight?

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Nutrition and Fitness Basics

Nutrition Facts

A calorie is a unit of energy. When you hear something contains 100 calories, it's a way of describing how much energy your body could get from it.

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Most foods contain carbohydrates, which the body breaks down into simple sugars — your major source of energy.

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Fat is an important part of a healthy diet.

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Your body needs vitamins so you grow and develop just like you should. 

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When you think of minerals, food isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But foods have small amounts of minerals.

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