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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 the things you want to do.
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.
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.
Your body needs vitamins so you grow and develop just like you should.
When you think of minerals, food isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But foods have small amounts of minerals.