3FACT or FICTION? . . .FALSEThe experts are always changing their minds about what healthy eating is?
4Plenty of Fruit and Vegetables All these count towards your 5 a day …FreshFrozenTinnedDriedA glass of fruit juice
5FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . It’s hard to eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables everyday?FALSEFALSEFruit and vegetables are too expensive?
6FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . Frozen vegetables are not as nutritious as fresh vegetables?FALSEFALSEAn apple a day keeps the Doctor away?
7Meals Based on Starchy Foods These include …BreadPotatoesRicePastaNoodlesCouscousBreakfast cerealsTry to go for wholemeal optionswhich will keep you fuller for longer
8FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . To lose weight, bread and potatoes must be cut out of your diet?FALSEFALSECereal bars make healthy snacks?
9Brown bread is just as nutritious as wholemeal bread? FACT or FICTION? . . .FALSEPotatoes are fattening?Brown bread is just as nutritious as wholemeal bread?FALSE
10Some 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
11FALSE 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?
12Some Protein These include … Meat Fish Eggs Beans Other sources of proteinThese foods also containmany vitamins and minerals
13FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . A high protein diet helps weight loss?Guinness is a valuable source of dietary iron?FALSE
14A 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
15FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . Honey is better for you than sugar? Sweets are a good source of vitamins?
16FALSE FALSE FACT or FICTION? . . . Margarine contains fewer calories than butter?FALSEOlive oil is lower in fat than solid cooking fat?
17Having 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?
18H2O Remember to drink plenty water About 6-8 glasses every day to stop you getting dehydrated
19Eat 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