Guide your students onto the path towards healthy habits and an understanding of why such habits are important. Chapters on healthy care of the body, nutrition and physical education are begun with teacher instructions and necessary information, bulletin board activities and patterns, students lessons focus on different issues such as the brain, genetics, counting calories, fitness and burning fat, the food pyramid and other factors that affect children's lives today. Each lesson begins with a short introductory paragraph and is followed by activities and/or stories with comprehension/reinforcement questions. 96 reproducible pages, answers included. Grades 3-4.