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The Chicago Striders Track Club promotes healthy eating and exercise for a strong healthy body!  You only have ONE body so treat it well…

 

 

WATER

The human body is about 60% water.  Water is necessary for health and well-being.  Water is part of your cells, blood, digestion and waste elimination.  Water lubricates joints.  You cannot live more than a few days without water.  DRINK PLENTY OF IT!

 

Age Range

Suggested Daily Intake

1-3 Years old

About 4 cups

 

4-8 Years old

About 5 cups

 

9-13 Years old

About 8 cups for boys

About 7 cups for girls

 

14-18 Years old

About 11 cups for boys

About 8 cups for girls

 

 

FRUITS & VEGETABLES

Eating fruits and vegetables every day is healthy for you!  Fruits and vegetables have vitamins and minerals that help protect your health.  Fruits and vegetables also help control your weight.

 

GIRLS                                                 BOYS

Age

Fruits

Vegetables

Age

Fruits

Vegetables

2-3

1 cup

1 cup

2-3

1 cup

1 cup

4-8

1 cup

1 ½ cups

4-8

1 ½ cups

1 ½ cups

9-13

1 ½ cups

2 cups

9-13

1 ½ cups

2½ cups

14-18

1 ½ cups

2 ½ cups

14-18

2 cups

3 cups

 

What to eat for practice and before a meet!

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