Your Healthy Plate: Protein

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This new book from Cherry Lake Publishing, highlights protein, one of the food groups contained in the new dietary guidelines for Americans launched in January 2011 by the FDA. This leveled reader helps the young child understand the importance of protein as a part of a balanced diet.



  • Lexile® Measure: 620
  • Guided Reading Level: J

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • What Is Protein?
  • Why Do You Need Protein?
  • Why Else Should You Eat Protein?
  • How Much Protein Do You Need?
  • Find Out More
  • Glossary
  • Home and School Connection
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Katie Marsico


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