3One in every 25 children are now obese, which means they're so overweight it's bad for their health. But why do you thinkit's such a big problem?
4They should make healthy food look and taste better, then more people will want to eat it. I think that healthy foods should be made more appealing to kids and really unhealthy foods should be made more expensive so that people don't want to waste their money on it. I think that celebrities should start advertising healthier food because lots of children copy what they do. I also think that schools should do more P.E as lots of children don't exercise when they're outside of school.
6CARBOHYDRATES ARE MADE FROM: WHEAT CORN RICE BARLEY
7REFINEDMachines have removed most of the fibre bitsWhite breadWhite pastaWhite riceUNREFINEDAll the fibre bits still in! Good for you!!!Brown breadWhole grain cereal and riceWhole grain pasta
8FRUIT AND VEGETABLES 5 Portions per day! How much should we have a day?5 Portions per day!
9How much is one portion? 1 Medium sized fruit: apple orange etc. One slice of melon, pineapple etc.A handful of grapesOne tablespoon of dried fruitOne small glass of fruit juiceOne small tin of fruitOne side saladOne serving of vegetables: peas, broccoli etc.
10WHY DO WE NEED TO EAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES EVERY DAY? FRUIT AND VEGETABLES CONTAIN MANY OF THE VITAMINS AND FIBRES WE NEED TO STAY HEALTHY.
11DAIRY WHAT WORD IS USED TO DESCRIBE THIS FOOD GROUP? MILK CHEESE YOGURT
12WHY DO WE NEED DAIRY EVERY DAY? DAIRY CONTAINS CALCIUM WHICH GIVES US STRONG BONES AND TEETH.
15WHY DO WE NEED PROTEINS EVERY DAY? PROTEINS HELP TO BUILD THE BODY: ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT FOR GROWING CHILDREN!PROTEINS HELP TO REPAIR THE BODYAFTER AN ILLNESS OR INJURY.
16FATS AND SUGARSBUTTER FULL FAT MILK CAKE BISCUITS SWEETS CHOCOLATE FAT ETC.
17NOT ALL FATS AND SUGARS ARE BAD BUT THEY NEED TO BE TAKEN IN SMALL AMOUNTS! FATS AND SUGARS GIVE THE BODY ENERGY!IF WE EAT MORE THAN WE NEED OUR BODY CANNOT BURN ALL THE ENERGY! THIS IS WHEN WE GET FATTER!
18HOW CAN WE EAT LESS FATS AND SUGARS? Snack on dried fruit or fresh fruitTrim the fat off meatBuy lean meatSteam or bake rather than frying in oilUse less butter and margarineUse skimmed milk rather than full fatAvoid too much high fat fast foodsAvoid too many high sugar sweets and drinks
19DRINKSWATER: WE SHOULD DRINK ABOUT 8 GLASSES OF WATER PER DAY
20MILK RATHER DRINK LOW FAT MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS SEMI-SKIMMED OR SKIMMED MILK IS THE BEST!
21‘GASSY’ SOFT DRINKS AVOID SUGARY SOFT DRINKS RATHER HAVE DIET OR REDUCED SUGAR DRINKS
22FRUIT JUICE PURE UNSWEETENED FRUIT JUICE IS THE BEST! ALSO HAVE SOME DELICIOUS SMOOTHIES!