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1 Food = Fuel for my Body

2 The Food Pyramid

3 What is the Food Pyramid ? The Food Pyramid acts as a guide to the types of foods that we need to eat and the amount of servings we need per day. We need to eat a variety of foods from each of the groups pictured for our bodies to stay healthy as we live and grow.

4 Recommended Daily servings Draw a WHITE line from the recommended serving to the correct food group.  2-3 Servings  6 -11Servings  2-4 Servings  2-3 Servings  3-5 Servings  Use sparingly

5 Recommended Daily servings Draw a WHITE line from the recommended serving to the correct food group.  2-3 Servings  6 -11Servings  2-4 Servings  2-3 Servings  3-5 Servings  Use sparingly

6 Circle meat, fish, poultry, eggs and nuts in BLUE, Fats, oils & sweets in RED, Fruit in BLACK, Vegetables in GREEN, Milk, cheese and yoghurt in PINK and bread, rice, cereal and pasta in YELLOW. Spaghetti Bolognaise Chocolate Bar Caramel pear & bananas Toast with butter Bacon & Eggs 100% Orange juice Steak Mashed potatoes & peas Hamburger with bacon, cheese & sauce Salad Milkshake Rice Peaches

7 Jake is having Spaghetti Bolognaise for his dinner. The ingredients include: pasta, tomatoes, mince meat and olive oil. Jakes dinner includes how many food groups? 2 6 4

8 Healthy Food Choices are…. Draw a GREEN circle around healthy food choices that I should eat MOST.

9 YesNo Daily Menu Planner Activity In groups of three complete the given table to create a healthy menu plan. You can cut and paste from the Food Pyramid or using Clip Art. Click ‘Yes” when you have completed the task.

10 Unhealthy Food Choices are…. Draw a RED Cross on the foods I should eat LEAST.

11 Which of the following foods is NOT in the same food group in the ‘Food Pyramid’?

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13 A can of soft drink belongs to which group? Fruits Dairy Products Proteins Fats, sugar & sweets Vegetables

14 Megan is having steak, peas, carrots and mashed potatoes with butter. How many food groups are in her meal

15 Food = Fuel for the body Just as a car need fuel in order to drive, our bodies need food to work properly. Food fuels our bodies and provides the energy and nutrients that we need to live. For our bodies to stay healthy it is important that we choose the right foods. If we fill a car with the wrong fuel, what do you think might happen?

16 That is correct, the car would not work properly. The same happens when we put the wrong food into our bodies. Our bodies can not work like the are supposed to if we are not getting enough nutrients from food. Making the wrong food choices, can leave us tired and lacking energy, sad and grumpy, sick as well as overweight and unfit.

17 Which of the following cars best shows what our bodies would look like if they were given the wrong fuel all the time?

18 If were give our bodies unhealthy foods all the time we are more likely to be….

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