The Food We Eat


    The Food We Eat

    Everyday we eat food in order to give our bodies energy to play, work, and do the things we need to do. There are lots of words to describe where our food comes from, what our food tastes like, and the different types of food that we eat. We’ve sorted these words into four groups.


    Where Food Comes From, General Types of Food, and When & Why We Eat

    Do you know where your food comes from? Words that describe where food is grown and raised are important to know. Words describing different types of food and when and why we eat are also good to know, too.

    Let’s take a look at some of the words that describe where food comes from, general types of food, and when & why we eat.


    Cooking, Eating and What Things Tastes Like

    Everyone likes to eat, but not all people like to cook. There are lots of words to describe cooking that may help you be a good helper in the kitchen. Words that describe eating and how things taste are helpful, too.

    Let’s take a look at some of the words that describe cooking, eating, and what things taste like.

    THE FOOD WE EAT Dairy Fruits and Vegetables Grains and Nuts and Meat We Eat

    Dairy, Fruits & Vegetables, Grains & Nuts, and Meat We Eat

    Do your parents like it when you eat your fruits and vegetables? There are lots of things that are good for you to eat. Milk, apples, rice, and chicken are from different food groups. Eating a balance of foods from different food groups is something we can do to stay healthy.

    Let’s take a look at some of the words that describe the types of dairy, fruits and vegetables, grains and nuts, and meat we eat.


    Drinks, Desserts & Sweets, and Other Foods

    Many people enjoy a cup of coffee or tea in the morning or an occasional bowl of ice cream after dinner. There are endless choices when it comes to the types of drinks, desserts and sweets, and other foods we eat.

    Let’s take a look at some of the words that describe types of drinks, desserts & sweets, and other foods.

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