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This unit is about healthy eating. Before you begin to read the stories, think about healthy eating in your own life, or in the life of someone you know.
  1. What kinds of food do you eat: for example, for supper?
  2. Do you think the food you eat is good for your health?
  3. Can you afford healthy food?
  4. Is healthy food easily available in your community? Why? Why not?
  5. Do you eat lots of food that is not so healthy? Why?
  6. How active are you? For example, do you walk short distances or do you drive?
  7. Do you think your weight is a healthy weight for you? Why?

Here are words or phrases you will need to know for this unit. Do you know them? If not, look them up in your dictionary and write the meaning down.

  • junk food
  • ingredients
  • to bug someone
  • calorie
  • balanced
  • habit
  • unit pricing
  • nutritious
  • posture
  • diet

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