Name that Fruit
Nutrients in Fruit
Serving Sizes
100
I am white on the inside and my skin can be red, pink, yellow or green. I can be sweet or tart. I grow on trees and you can also make me into a juice or a tasty hot drink.
What is an Apple
100
This macronutrients helps create energy in the body. It comes in 2 forms, simple and complex. I am important for brain function too.
What is Carbohydrate
100
This food group serving size is the size of a baseball. It is recommended to eat 3-5 servings per day
What is fruit
200
I am yellow and thin with a slight curve in my shape. I am sweeter the longer you let me ripen. I can be eaten raw or cooked. Around 100 billion of me are eaten every year.
What is a Banana
200
This vitamin helps heal wounds. It also creates fat in the body. People take this vitamin when they have a cold
What is Vitamin C
200
Depending on the type of this food group, a serving size can be either fit in the palms of your hands, or be the size of your fist. You should eat 3-5 servings per day.
What is a Vegetable
300
I can be pink or white on the inside. I grow on trees and have a thick skin. I am high in Vitamin C and antioxidants, and can help lower cholesterol levels. Sometimes people think I am too sour.
What is a Grapefruit
300
This vitamin helps red blood cells mature. It also makes DNA and fat in the body.
What is Folate
300
This food group serving size should be about the size of a tennis ball. You should eat 5 servings a day, with half of those servings coming from unprocessed food.
What is Carbohydrate
400
I can be green, purple, blue or white. I am very popular in Northern California. I grow in a bunch on a vine and adults like to drink me. If I'm out in the sun too long I'll dry out and be called by another name.
What is a Grape
400
This nutrient helps with digestion and can help lower cholesterol. It is found in whole fruits but not in fruit juice.
What is Fiber
400
This food group is not on the plate of the MyPlate graphic, but you should have a cup of this at every meal.
What is Dairy or Milk
500
My skin is furry but my insides are green and sweet. You can eat my black seeds. I'm originally from China but am now grown in Italy and New Zealand. I am usually paired with a strawberry in flavored drinks.
What is a Kiwi
500
Bananas are high in this mineral. It also helps with heart function and hydration.
What is Potassium
500
This food group makes up about a fourth of the MyPlate. A serving size of this is about the size of a deck of cards.
What is Protein
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