Proteins helps your body's cells work, but did you know your body can't make protein on its own? Discover tasty protein food choices to help you grow and maintain a healthy diet. Content encourages balance and making healthy choices. This level 3 guided reader is based on the U.S. government's diet recommendations. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about food and where it comes from. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biographies, and word list for home and school connection.