3 FACT or FICTION? . . .FALSEThe experts are always changing their minds about what healthy eating is?
4 Plenty of Fruit and Vegetables All these count towards your 5 a day …FreshFrozenTinnedDriedA glass of fruit juice
5 FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . It’s hard to eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables everyday?FALSEFALSEFruit and vegetables are too expensive?
6 FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . Frozen vegetables are not as nutritious as fresh vegetables?FALSEFALSEAn apple a day keeps the Doctor away?
7 Meals Based on Starchy Foods These include …BreadPotatoesRicePastaNoodlesCouscousBreakfast cerealsTry to go for wholemeal optionswhich will keep you fuller for longer
8 FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . To lose weight, bread and potatoes must be cut out of your diet?FALSEFALSECereal bars make healthy snacks?
9 Brown bread is just as nutritious as wholemeal bread? FACT or FICTION? . . .FALSEPotatoes are fattening?Brown bread is just as nutritious as wholemeal bread?FALSE
10 Some Milk and Dairy Foods These include …Glass of milkSmall piece of cheeseA pot of yogurtA pot of fromage fraisTry to choose the low fat optionsEat full fat options less often orHave smaller portions
11 FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . Skimmed and semi skimmed milk are not as nutritious as whole milk?FALSEFALSEEdam and hard cheese have equal amounts of fat?
12 Some Protein These include … Meat Fish Eggs Beans Other sources of proteinThese foods also containmany vitamins and minerals
13 FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . A high protein diet helps weight loss?Guinness is a valuable source of dietary iron?FALSE
14 A small amount of Sugar and Fat Eat just a small amount of foodsand drinks high in fat and/or sugarSugar can cause tooth decayCheck the labels15g per 100g is high<5g per 100g is low
15 FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . Honey is better for you than sugar? Sweets are a good source of vitamins?
16 FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . Margarine contains fewer calories than butter?FALSEOlive oil is lower in fat than solid cooking fat?
17 Having an Ulster Fry in the morning can be a healthy choice? FACT or FICTION? . . .TRUEHaving an Ulster Fry in the morning can be a healthy choice?
18 H2O Remember to drink plenty water About 6-8 glasses every day to stop you getting dehydrated
19 Eat Less Salt Adults should have no more than 6g salt a day 75% of the salt we eat isalready in the food we buye.g. breakfast cereals, soups, sauces and ready meals