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1 © HEB DIETS AND SLIMMING FOODS

2 © HEB SENSIBLE SLIMMING There are lots of different slimming programmes. Many involve calorie (Joule) counting in order to eat a very low-energy diet.

3 © HEB FOOD REPLACEMENT DIETS

4 © HEB Some people slim by replacing two meals a day with drinks containing proteins, vitamins and minerals. This ensures they get all the essential nutrients they need. But they reduce their energy intake. Food Replacement Diets

5 © HEB Food Replacement Diets - Drawbacks The special foods can be very expensive. When people go back to their old eating habits, they put the weight back on.

6 © HEB JOIN A SLIMMING CLUB

7 © HEB Benefits of Joining a Slimming Club You learn how to change your eating habits and put together a low calorie diet that youll enjoy. Weekly support meetings where you get weighed and can check your progress. There may be exercise classes. You have other people to turn to for help.

8 © HEB Drawbacks of Joining a Slimming Club Its expensive! You have to pay to join and then pay for each meeting you go to. What happens to your weight when you stop going?

9 © HEB THE ATKINS WAY No need to feel hungry!

10 © HEB On the Atkins diet, you eat as much meat and fatty foods as you like (eg cheese, meat, cream and eggs) but you cut out carbohydrates (eg bread, pasta, fruit and veg)

11 © HEB How the Atkins Diet Works Normally, carbohydrates (eg sugar and starch) give us energy. When we have used up all our stored carbohydrate and if we dont eat any more, our body begins to use its stored fat as fuel for energy making. This may cause quick weight loss.

12 © HEB Problems with the Atkins Diet It can cause bad breath nausea (feeling sick) light headedness tiredness

13 © HEB Problems with the Atkins Diet Without carbohydrates, people eat few fruit and vegetables. This means - a lower intake of vitamins and minerals - a lower intake of vitamins and minerals - less fibre so constipation is common. - less fibre so constipation is common. Eating a lot of protein puts a strain on our liver and kidneys. Eating a lot of fat may increase the risk of heart disease. The long-term effects are not known.

14 © HEB GLYCAEMIC INDEX (GI)

15 © HEB Glycaemic Index (GI) Glycaemic Index (GI) The glycaemic index (GI) is a measure of how quickly carbohydrate foods raise blood glucose levels. Low GI foods keep your blood sugar levels high for longer so you feel fuller for longer and you eat less and lose weight.

16 © HEB GI Ratings of Some Common Foods GI Ratings of Some Common Foods Low GI (up to 55) (EAT MORE OF THESE) Apples, oranges, pears, peaches Beans and lentils Pasta, barley, porridge Medium (between 55 and 70) New potatoes Honey, jam, ice cream Weetabix High (above 70) (EAT LESS OF THESE) Glucose White and wholemeal bread Brown rice, baked and mashed potatoes Cornflakes

17 © HEB The Glycaemic Index (GI) Diet The Glycaemic Index (GI) Diet GI diets encourage us to eat lots of carbohydrates as well as fruit and veg. Research has shown that people who have a low GI diet may have a lower risk of heart disease. Lower GI diets have been associated with improved levels cholesterol levels.

18 © HEB THE AMAZING COMPLETELY FOOLPROOF DIET Guaranteed to Work!

19 © HEB Eat Less and Exercise More!

20 © HEB Exercise raises our BMR not only while we are active but for some time afterwards as well. This means we continue to burn food up at a faster rate and should lose weight quicker!

21 © HEB WHAT WE SHOULD EAT

22 © HEB Tips for Good Health Eat a healthy balanced diet which contains a variety of types of food, including lots of fruit, vegetables and starchy foods such as wholemeal bread and wholegrain cereals;lots of fruit, vegetables and starchy foods such as wholemeal bread and wholegrain cereals; some protein-rich foods such as meat, fish, eggs and lentils;some protein-rich foods such as meat, fish, eggs and lentils; and some dairy foods.and some dairy foods.

23 © HEB Eight Top Tips 1.Base your meals on starchy foods (eg bread, potatoes, pasta and rice) 2.Eat lots of fruit and veg (at least 5 portions a day) 3. Eat more fish 4. Cut down on saturated (animal) fat and sugar 5. Eat less salt – no more than 6g a day 6. Get active (10,000 steps a day) and try to be a healthy weight 7. Drink plenty of water (1.5 litres a day) 8. Dont skip breakfast

24 © HEB ARE SLIMMING OR DIET FOODS WORTH BUYING?

25 © HEB POINTS TO CONSIDER Their energy valuesTheir energy values How much protein do they contain?How much protein do they contain? How much carbohydrate do they have?How much carbohydrate do they have? How much fat is there inside them?How much fat is there inside them? How much sodium (salt) do they contain?How much sodium (salt) do they contain? Their value for money (cost per kJ or per g)Their value for money (cost per kJ or per g)

26 © HEB COMPARING CHEESE SLICES

27 © HEB COMPARING CEREAL BARS Compare the prices too

28 © HEB COMPARING YOGURTS Compare prices and nutrients

29 © HEB COMPARING SOUPS Is the Healthy Soup really more healthy? Can you find 3 reasons for and 3 against?

30 © HEB THE END


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