Reading Level: Gr. 5 Interest Level: Gr. 5-8
What do our bodies need to function healthily? This important new series provides the answers. Each title explores the purpose of a particular nutrient and explains why our bodies need it, how we get it, and what happens if we get too much or too little of this nutrient. Colorful illustrations and detailed diagrams show how the body processes nutrients. Fact boxes and easy-to-read text make the subject matter digestible for all readers.