Presentation on theme: "Why fruit and vegetables ? Why do you think fruit and vegetables occupy more space on the dish than other foods?"— Presentation transcript:
Why fruit and vegetables ? Why do you think fruit and vegetables occupy more space on the dish than other foods?
Because we need to eat more fruit and vegetables than other foods
Percentage What average per cent of food do vegetables represent?
Have a guess Fruit and vegetables contain something very important for our diet that is not here. Do you know what?
What are vegetables and fruit made of? Minerals Vitamins Fibre Protein Carbohydrates Water
Functions of nutrients Minerals help build strong bones, teeth and soft tissues Vitamins help to fight germs Fibre helps to digest food and get rid of solid waste Proteins help your body grow and repair injuries Carbohydrates provide energy to your body
Fruit and vegetables What do they give? What do they repair? What do they help you do? What do they build? What do they fight?
Fruit and vegetables Give energy Repair injuries Help to digest Build strong bones, teeth and soft tissues Help to fight germs
REMEMBER FRUIT AND VEGETABLES ARE GOOD FOR YOU EATING THEM IS WHAT YOU SHOULD DO