Kalbacken, Joan. Vitamins and Minerals. Children's Press. New York: 1998. This is an informational book for students about different vitamins and minerals our bodies need and how they help our bodies.
Petrie, Kristin. Nutrition Anyone? Abdo Publishing Company. Edina: 2004. This is an informational book for children to introduce them to the idea of good nutrition.
Rockwell, Lizzie. Good Enough to Eat: A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition. Harper Collins Publishers. USA: 1999. Rockwell presents nutritional information in an easy to understand way for children and also helps to show how healthy foods give us long lasting energy, while energy from sugary foods doesn't last.
Sears, William M.D., Sears, Martha, R.N., and Watts Kelly, Christie. Eat Healthy, Feel Great. Little Brown and Company. Boston: 2002. This book makes it easy for children to understand that not all foods are created equal. Sears classifies foods into three categories using the stoplight analogy, which helps children to identify what they should and should not eat.
Seixas, Judith. Junk Food - What it is, What it Does. Greenwillow Books. New York: 1984. This is another informational book about the components of junk food. This book will help children to understand that excess fat, sugar, and preservatives can be detrimental to the body.
Seixas, Judith. Vitamins - What They Are, What They Do. Greenwillow Books. New York: 1986. This book gives information about specific vitamins and how they are needed for healthy functioning on the body.
Silverstein, Alvin., Silverstein, Virginia., and Silverstein Nunn, Laura. Eat Your Vegetables! Drink Your Milk! Franklin Watts. New York: 2000. This book is also a great resource for children to introduce them to the idea of good nutrition, and how specific foods can benefit ones body.